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Make a Wish (1937 film)

Make a Wish
Directed by Kurt Neumann
Music by Hugo Riesenfeld
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release dates
  • August 27, 1937 (1937-08-27)
Running time
77 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Make a Wish is a 1937 American musical comedy film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Bobby Breen, Basil Rathbone and Marion Claire.


Whilst at summer camp in the Maine woods, young Chip Winters (Breen) befriends British composer Johnathan Selden (Rathbone), who left the city high life to try and break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his widowed singer mother Irene Winters (Claire) and Selden.


The film was a mild success. As of 2013, Make a Wish currently holds a three star rating (6.3/10) on IMDb.



Hugo Riesenfeld received a nomination for the Academy Award for best musical score for this film.

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