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Strike Up the Band

1940 Rated NR 2hr

Jimmy Connors (Mickey Rooney) and Mary Holden (Judy Garland) put on a show to raise cash so the musical kids in town can enter a prestigious orchestra competition. But the real world tangles with their dream, and soon it's unclear whether they'll make it to the contest. Hollywood's musical master Busby Berkeley directs this musical comedy, which won an Oscar for Best Sound and nominations for Best Score and Song.

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Movie Details

1941 Academy Award®
  • Best Sound
  • Best Music Song nominee
  • Best Music Score nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; Mickey Rooney introduction; Pete Smith specialty comedy short "Wedding Bills"; classic cartoon "Romeo in Rhythm".