During the Nazi occupation of France, a British spy goes deep undercover to rescue an important atomic scientist from a concentration camp. He is assisted by a group of loyal stage performers who are willing to lay down their lives to thwart the enemy.
Uncle Remus draws upon his tales of Brer Rabbit to help little Johnny deal his confusion over his parents’ separation as well as his new life on the plantation. The tales: The Briar Patch, The Tar Baby and Brer Rabbit’s Laughing place.
A group of students pay their way through school by forming a pop band called Toomorrow; sonic vibrations from a special instrument called a “tonaliser” cause an extraterrestrial to abduct the group, and have them entertain the Alphoid population.
An itinerant troupe of show-biz folks arrives in Cactus Creek. This band of traveling players consists of a hammy Shakespearean actor named Tracy Holland; Lily Martin,an ex-hoofer, and the young ingénue, Julie Martin. Edward Timmons is the show’s combination prop man, stage manager and extra, who has aspiration of becoming an actor. While the show is going on, local badman and leader of a bank-robbing gang, “Rimrock” Thomas steals everything that isn’t nailed down. This leads to several complications.
Impoverished aristocrat’s daughter Tommy Tucker is in love with radio announcer Bill Coverdale, but he is engaged to her more glamorous sister Angela, who he does not love. Seeking escape from this hopeless situation, and her life of genteel poverty, Tommy flees abroad to Biarritz to become a nightclub singer.
In this drama, a married woman’s life is destroyed when her husband falls in love with a pretty chorine and divorces her. He then marries the chorus girl who uses him, then merrily cheats on him at every turn causing him to go sniveling and crawling back to his ex-wife who lovingly takes the shallow, philandering creep back.
In this WW II musical, a young man suddenly finds himself in charge of his family when his father is called to war. To help the flagging spirits of local factory workers, the plucky lad, his siblings and his schoolmates put on a lively little show. With a little work, he even convinces Count Basie to come with his band.
Students at the Davis School of the Theatre are assigned “Antigone” as their class play, but they conspire to do a swing musical instead.