A SONG IS BORN, Danny Kaye's last film for Samuel Goldwyn, the man who discovered him and made him a star, is a remake of BALL OF FIRE with the masterful Howard Hawks again at the helm, along with the same editor, cinematographer, and art director who had worked on the original only
seven years earlier. Prof. Hobart Frisbee (Kaye), who heads a team of academics tracing the history of music, meets a pair of window washers (Buck and Bubbles) who sing the praises of jazz, jive, and boogie. While trying to gain some first-hand knowledge of this music, Prof. Frisbee meets Honey
Swanson (Virginia Mayo, with her singing looped by Jeri Sullivan), a singer who is on the run...