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Sweet Adeline (1934 film)

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Sweet Adeline
Directed byMervyn LeRoy
Written byErwin S. Gelsey
Based onSweet Adeline
by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
StarringIrene Dunne
Donald Woods
CinematographySol Polito
Edited byRalph Dawson
Harold McLernon (uncredited)
Music byHeinz Roemheld (uncredited)
Distributed byWarner Bros. / The Vitaphone Corp.
Release date
  • December 29, 1934 (1934-12-29)
Running time
82-95 minutes
CountryUnited States

Sweet Adeline is a 1934 musical film adaptation of the 1929 Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II Broadway play of the same title. It stars Irene Dunne and Donald Woods and was directed by Mervyn LeRoy.



Music by Kern and lyrics by Hammerstein, unless otherwise indicated.
  • "Sweet Adeline", music by Henry W. Armstrong, lyrics by Richard Husch Gerard, sung by Hugh Herbert and Donald Wood
  • "We Were So Young", sung by Irene Dunne, then a second time by Dunne, Phil Regan and a chorus
  • "Play Us a Polka Dot", sung by Dorothy Dare and others
  • "Here Am I", sung by Dunne
  • "A Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight", music by Theodore Metz, lyrics by Joe Hayden, sung by beer garden patrons
  • "Why Was I Born?", sung first by Wini Shaw, then by Dunne
  • "Oriental Moon", sung by Noah Beery
  • "Molly O'Donahue", sung by Regan
  • "Lonely Feet", sung by Dunne alone, then later by Dunne and a chorus
  • "I'd Leave My Happy Home For You", music by Harry Von Tilzer, lyrics by Will A. Heelan, sung by Johnny Eppelite
  • "'Twas Not So Long Ago", sung by Joseph Cawthorn, Dunne, Regan, Herbert and Nydia Westman
  • "Pretty Little Jenny Lee", sung by a barbershop quartet
  • "Don't Ever Leave Me", sung by Dunne


The New York Times critic Andre Sennwald panned the film, writing, "except for the lovely Kern-Hammerstein music and one or two blazing production numbers in the best Warner Brothers style of extravaganza, 'Sweet Adeline' appears to snore in dulcet measures".[1]


  1. ^ Andre Sennwald (January 7, 1935). "The Paramount Presents Irene Dunne in "Sweet Adeline"". The New York Times.
  • Green, Stanley (1999) Hollywood Musicals Year by Year (2nd ed.), pub. Hal Leonard Corporation ISBN 0-634-00765-3 page 39

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