Jimmy Connors and Mary Holden 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.
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Typical Mickey-Judy fare, but this one is perhaps the best film to really encapsulate all the talents of Rooney. Dude could do comedy, drama, sing, dance, and play a shit ton of instruments. Seemingly had boundless energy, no wonder he lived so long. A piece showing animated fruit playing instruments must be seen, and Berkeley delivers another memorable dance routine with a conga number. Garland is in fine form also