In 1898, composer Sid Barnett manages to get his sweetheart, Adeline the beer-garden singer, to sing the lead in his new Broadway operetta; this infuriates Elysia, the erstwhile star. But Sid frets as Adeline spends increasing amounts of time with the dashing Major Day.
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A MAGNIFICENT PICTURIZATION OF THE STAGE TRIUMPH THAT MADE AMERICA YOUNG AGAIN! (Buffalo Courier-Express,((Buffalo, NY)) 15 January 1935)
Did You Know?
Like many film musicals adapted from stage successes of the time, the plot line and characters of "Sweet Adeline" bear only a faint resemblance to the ones in the original Broadway show. See more
The action takes place in 1898, but two cast members sing the title song, "You're the Flower of My Heart, Sweet Adeline", which wasn't published until 1903. See more
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Don't Ever Leave Me
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Irene Dunne
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