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East Side of Heaven

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NR,1hr 30min
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January 1, 1939
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Synopsis: Bing Crosby plays a tune-happy cab driver who finds himself the reluctant recipient of an abandoned baby. Together with his roommate, dour doorman Mischa Auer, Crosby offers care and shelter to the infant until he can locate the parents. The baby brings in some unwanted publicity for Crosby, which costs him his job--no real problem, in that a happy ending is obviously in the offing. East Side of Heaven was the first of a two-picture deal between Bing Crosby and Universal Pictures, which turned out ... Full Synopsis
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East Side of Heaven amply demonstrates the power of charm, especially in a musical. Oh, the screenplay is more than adequate, if based upon a familiar and rather silly premise. Indeed, this is the kind of film where one has to be willing to suspend belief at the actions of many characters. But the story is told with such spirit and such a seeming belief in its absurdities that most viewers will settle ... Read Review
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Denny Martin
Mary Wilson
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