Sweet Music

Sweet Music is a 1935 American musical film directed by Alfred E. Green, written by Jerry Wald, Carl Erickson and Warren Duff, and starring Rudy Vallée, Ann Dvorak, Ned Sparks, Helen Morgan, Robert Armstrong and Allen Jenkins. It was released by Warner Bros. on February 23, 1935.[1][2][3]

Sweet Music
Sweet Music poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAlfred E. Green
Produced bySamuel Bischoff
Screenplay byJerry Wald
Carl Erickson
Warren Duff
Story byJerry Wald
StarringRudy Vallée
Ann Dvorak
Ned Sparks
Helen Morgan
Robert Armstrong
Allen Jenkins
Music byBernhard Kaun
CinematographyJames Van Trees
Edited byHerbert Leonard
Distributed byWarner Bros.
Release date
  • February 23, 1935 (1935-02-23)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
Bonnie Haydon (Dvorak) and Skip Houston (Vallée)
Rudy Vallée sings and conducts his band, The Connecticut Yankees, in the film


Bonnie Haydon (Ann Dvorak) is an aspiring star, who is often paired with Skip Houston (Rudy Vallée) by coincidence, much to her dismay. They taunt each other in a very screwball style, but over time, she learns that she has Houston to thank for her success.


  • "Sweet Music"
  • "There's a Different You (in Your Heart)"
  • "Ev'ry Day"
  • "The Good Green Acres of Home"
  • "Outside"
  • "There Is a Tavern in the Town" ("The Drunkard Song")
  • "I See Two Lovers"
  • "Fare Thee Well, Annabelle"



  1. ^ "Sweet Music (1935) - Overview". TCM.com. 2008-09-01. Retrieved 2015-08-13.
  2. ^ Sennwald, Andre (1935-02-21). "Movie Review - - Rudy Vallee in the New Film, 'Sweet Music,' at the Strand - 'The Lost City' at the Globe". NYTimes.com. Retrieved 2015-08-13.
  3. ^ "Sweet Music". Afi.com. 1934-10-11. Retrieved 2015-08-13.

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