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YOU OUGHTA BE IN PICTURES From the Broadway Revue "Ziegfield Follies Of 1934" (Lyrics: Edward Heyman / Music: Dana Suesse) Arthur Nichols & His Orch. (vocal: Joey Nash) - 1934 Little Jack Little & His Orch. - 1934 Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees - 1934 The Boswell Sisters - 1934 Chick Bullock's Levee Loungers - 1934 Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians - 1934 George Hall & His Hotel Taft Orch. (vocal: Barry Wells) - 1934 Ray Noble & His Orch. (vocal: Al Bowlly) - 1934 Al Bowlly (with Monia Liter) - 1934 Roy Fox & His Orch. (vocal: Denny Dennis) - 1934 Ambrose & His Orch. (vocal: Sam Browne) - 1934 Esther Howard (feat. in the film "Stars Over Broadway") - 1935 Doris Day (feat. in the film "Starlift") - 1951 George Wein - 1955 Joel Grey - 1967 Connie Francis - 1968 Also recorded by: Sammy Kaye's Orch.(Vocal: Tony Alamo & Judy Johnson); Mel Torme; Johnny Mercer with Benny Goodman & His Orch.; Eddie Miller's Orch.; Ray Conniff Singers; The Pfister Sisters; Jackie Gleason; Andre Previn; ............. and many others. As recorded by RUDY VALLEE (with Female Chorus), 5th March 1934: As I look at you a thought goes through my mind What a marvellous find you'd make upon the screen I am proud that I have you right by my side But I'd be satisfied to lend you to the public to be seen You ought to be in pictures You’re wonderful to see You ought to be in pictures Oh, what a hit you would be Your voice would thrill a nation Your face would be adored You’d make a great sensation With wealth and fame your reward And if you should kiss the way you kiss When we are all alone You’d make ev’ry girl and man A fan worshiping at your throne You ought to shine as brightly As Jupiter and Mars You ought to be in pictures My star of stars (You ought to be in pictures) (You’re wonderful to see) (You ought to be in pictures) (Oh, what a hit you would be) (Your voice would thrill a nation) (Your face would be adored) (You’d make a great sensation) (With wealth and fame your reward) (And if you should kiss the way you kiss) (When we are all alone) (You’d make ev’ry girl and man) (A fan worshiping at your throne) (You ought to shine as brightly) (As Jupiter and Mars) (You ought to be in pictures) (My star of stars) You oughta be in pictures You’re wonderful to see You oughta be in pictures Oh, what a hit you would be You're lovely as a Crawford Like Davies you are gay You surely should be offered A starring part right away You're sweet as a Gaynor And you're hot as a gal named West You'd even make Garbo jealous If you took a movie test You ought to dress in fashion And ride in motor cars You ought to be in pictures My star of stars (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - August 2017) ******************** As recorded by AL BOWLLY with piano accompaniment by MONIA LITER, 9th April 1934: As I look at you a thought goes through my mind What a marvellous find you'd make upon the screen I am proud that I have you right by my side But I'd be satisfied to lend you to the people to be seen You ought to be in pictures You’re wonderful to see You ought to be in pictures How beautiful you would be Your voice would thrill a nation Your face would be adored Why, you’d make a great sensation With wealth and fame your reward And if you should kiss the way you kiss When we are all alone You’d make ev’ry girl and man A fan worshiping at your throne You ought to shine as brightly As Jupiter and Mars You ought to be in pictures My star of stars (Piano Solo) You're lovely as a Crawford Like Davis you're a gaze You surely should be offered A big starring part right away You're sweet as a Gaynor And you're as hot as a gal named West You'd make even Garbo jealous If you took a movie test You ought to dress like Colbert And drive in big motor cars You ought to be in pictures My star of stars (Piano solo) You're as handsome as a Gable And healthy as ???? You surely should be able To photograph like Richard Dix You surely should sing like Bing In a way that is nonchalant You've got more than Barrymore And what more could a person want You ought to dress like Powell And ??????'s pony cars (sic) You oughta be in pictures My star of stars (Transcribed by Mel Priddle - August 2017)

    


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