The Great American Broadcast Poster

Release Date: 1941

DVD Release Date: October 7th, 2008

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
In 1919, electrician Chuck Hadley (Jack Oakie) befriends former pilot Rix Martin (John Payne), and the men become interested in developing radio as an entertainment tool. With Chuck's girlfriend, singer Vicki Adams (Alice Faye), the men arrange a broadcast -- but disaster strikes, and the event is a failure. Undaunted, the friends continue, airing a successful boxing broadcast with the help of a wealthy investor. But their success is threatened when Chuck discovers Vicki is in love with Rix.

Cast: Alice Faye, John Payne, Jack Oakie, Cesar Romero, Four Ink Spots, The Nicholas Brothers , The Wiere Brothers , James Newill

Director: Archie Mayo

Genres: Musical comedy

Keywords: Competition, Creative, Rivalry, Friend, Marriage, Pursuit, Melodramatic, New York City, Friendship