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Love is on the Air is a 1937 American film directed by Nick Grinde, and starring Ronald Reagan (in his film debut), June Travis, Eddie Acuff, Robert Barrat, Raymond Hatton and Willard Parker. It was the first of three remakes of the 1933 Paul Muni picture Hi, Nellie. (The later ones were You Can't Escape Forever (1942), with George Brent, and House Across the Street (1949), with Wayne Morris.)[1]

Love Is on the Air
Love Is on the Air FilmPoster.jpeg
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Directed byNick Grinde
Produced byBryan Foy
Hal B. Wallis
Jack L. Warner
Written byRoy Chanslor
Screenplay byMorton Grant
George Bricker
Pat C. Flick
Based onLove Is on the Air (short story)
StarringRonald Reagan
June Travis
Eddie Acuff
Ben Welden
Music byHoward Jackson
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Edited byDoug Gould
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • October 2, 1937 (1937-10-02)
Running time
59 minutes
CountryUnited States


Plot summaryEdit

Reckless radio commentator Andy McCaine (Ronald Reagan) gets into trouble when he attacks a corrupt city government, and his boss forces him to host an innocuous kiddie program.


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