“Girl o’ My Dreams” is a 1934 American romantic musical comedy film directed by Ray McCarey and starring Mary Carlisle, Edward Nugent, Sterling Holloway, and Charles Starrett. The film follows the story of a small-town girl named Sally (Mary Carlisle), who wins a beauty contest and heads to Hollywood to become a movie star. Along the way, she meets and falls in love with a struggling musician named Bob (Edward Nugent).
When Sally arrives in Hollywood, she quickly realizes that the world of movie stardom is not what she expected. She faces a series of disappointments and setbacks, including a sleazy talent agent who tries to exploit her. But through it all, she remains determined to succeed and make a name for herself in the industry.
Meanwhile, Bob is also struggling to make it in the music business. He and his band play gigs at various clubs around town, but they can’t seem to catch a break. When Sally and Bob meet, they immediately hit it off and begin a romance. But their relationship is tested when Sally is offered a movie contract and has to choose between her career and her love for Bob.
In the end, Sally decides to turn down the movie contract and stay with Bob. They both realize that their love for each other is more important than fame and fortune. The film ends with Sally and Bob performing a musical number together, as they set out to make their dreams come true together.
“Girl o’ My Dreams” is a light-hearted and entertaining romantic comedy that captures the glamour and excitement of Hollywood in the 1930s. It showcases the talents of its young stars and features several catchy musical numbers that will keep audiences tapping their toes.
Mary Carlisle, Sterling Holloway, Edward J. Nugent