Funny, tuneful, and joyous, STAR SPANGLED RHYTHM is also a historical cinematic document, freezing Paramount's greatest stars of the day in one film, along with two score of the best character actors in the business and several directors playing themselves. The bare-bones plot has sailor
Jimmy (Eddie Bracken) leaving his ship and coming to Hollywood to visit his dad, Pop Webster (Victor Moore), a former silent western actor now reduced to working as Paramount's gate guard. Pop and Polly Judson (Betty Hutton), the switchboard operator with whom Jimmy has been corresponding, have
convinced Jimmy that his father actually runs
Paramount, and now Pop can't bear t...