Ding Dong Williams, a clarinet player who can neither read nor write music is employed at a motion picture studio. The studio plans to use him and his six-piece band but his musical deficiencies are discovered and the plan scrapped. But the secretary of the head of the music department intercedes on his behalf and he is given a chance in the film.
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Did You Know?
According to a story in the Hollywood Reporter, this was to be the first in a series of movies based on the Ding Dong character, but no other movie was ever made. See more
Referenced in Dick Tracy
Fantasie-Impromptu in F-Sharp Minor Op.66
Music by Frédéric Chopin
Played by the studio orchestra with Richard Korbel
at the piano and Glen Vernon
improvising on clarinet (dubbed by Barney Bigard
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