TRANSATLANTIC MERRY-GO-ROUND is a 1934 American drama film with musical and comedic elements, directed by Benjamin Stoloff .
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The film's many musical numbers include a Busby Berkeley -like number with chorus girls in geometric patterns filmed from overhead. A song performed by The Boswell Sisters titled "Rock and Roll", written by Richard A. Whiting and Sidney Clare , is sometimes credited as the first use of that term in a popular song.
Gene Raymond as Jimmy Brett
Nancy Carroll as Sally Marsh
London comic Sydney Howard was imported to star. The original title was London Showboat or Showboat of 1934.
* ^ Young, William H.; Young, Nancy K. (2007). The Great Depression in America: A Cultural Encyclopedia, Volume 1. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. p. 506. ISBN 978-0-313-33521-1 . Retrieved March 13, 2012. * ^ Mitzi Green, Former Child Star, Gets First Grown-up Role in Edward Small Feature: ACTRESS SCHEDULED TO DO HER IMPERSONATIONS D. W. Griffith Signs to Direct English Pictures; Jack Oakie Stays on at Paramount Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) 19 July 1934: 11. * ^ Sydney Howard, Top-Notch Comedy Star of England, Signed for Work in Hollywood: "LONDON SHOW BOAT" TO EXPLOIT STAR'S TALENT "Serenade" by Rex Beach May Be Lilian Harvey Film; Peggy Wood Leaves for East Schallert, Edwin. Los Angeles Times (1923-Current File) 03 May 1934: