Be Yourself

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Be Yourself ★★½ 1930

Thin plot contrived for Ziegfeld Follies star Brice, who stars as nightclub entertainer Fanny Field. Fanny falls for a down-and-out-boxer (Armstrong) trying to make a come back. Brice, who was married to impresario Billy Rose at the time, sings several songs co-written by Rose, including “Cookin' Breakfast for the One I Love.” 65m/B VHS . Fanny Brice, Robert Armstrong, Harry Green, Gertrude Astor, G. Pat Collins, Marjorie “Babe” Kane; D: Thornton Freeland; W: Thornton Freeland; C: Karl Struss, Robert Planck.