Las Vegas Nights (1944): Musical, Featuring Sinatra First Role

This minor musical is mostly known for featuring the first screen appearance of Frank Sinatra, then a soloist of the Tommy Dorsey orchestra, which is in the movie.

The plot concerns the misadventures of a group of vaudevillians stranded in Vegas.  The cast includes Bert Wheeler, Virginia Dale, Phil Regan.

Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: Dolores, music by Lou Alter, lyrics by Frank Loesser

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winners of the Song Oscar were Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II for The Last Time I Saw Paris, from the movie Lady Be Good.