You're a Sweetheart

You're a Sweetheart is a 1937 musical film directed by David Butler and starring Alice Faye, George Murphy and Ken Murray. It was remade in 1943 under the title Cowboy in Manhattan.

You're a Sweetheart
Theatrical poster
Directed byDavid Butler
Produced byBuddy G. DeSylva
Written byStory:
Maxwell Shane
Warren Wilson
William C. Thomas
Monte Brice
Charles Grayson
StarringAlice Faye
George Murphy
Ken Murray
Music byCharles E. Henderson. Songs: Jimmy McHugh (music), Harold Adamson (lyrics)
CinematographyGeorge Robinson
Edited byBernard W. Burton
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
December 26, 1937
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States

You're a Sweetheart was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Art Direction by Jack Otterson.[1][dead link][2]


A big and important Broadway producer is opening his new big show. He is alarmed when he discovers his new show opens on the same night as a charity convention. He decides to lie about the tickets already being sold, so the show will be more alluring.




  1. ^ "NY Times: You're a Sweetheart". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-12-10.
  2. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved May 22, 2019.

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