During WWII, Hollywood attempted to get behind the war effort in a big way, with every major studio--beginning with Paramount and STAR SPANGLED RHYTHM in 1942--producing a showcase musical featuring their star contract players. THANK YOUR LUCKY STARS was the Warner Bros. effort and gave
audiences the opportunity to see the studio's biggest names performing in song-and-dance numbers. The flimsy story involves S.Z. Sakall and Edward Everett Horton as producers who are trying to stage a Cavalcade of Stars. They hope to line up some talent from among the guests on Eddie Cantor's
radio show, like Dinah Shore (playing herself in her film debut), without involving Cantor ...