Hellazapoppin’ (1942): Oscar Nominated Musical

This screen version of the famous Broadway revue, Hellazapoppin’, made during WWII, stars Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Martha Raye, Mischa Auer, and Hugh Herbert.


Oscar Nominations: 1

Song: Pig Foot Pete, music by Gene de Paul, lyrics by Don Raye

Oscar Awards: None

Oscar Context:

The winner was White Christmas by Irving Berlin from Holiday Inn,

The nominated song was not even in the picture, but was submitted by the studio nonetheless.