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Wake Up and Live is a 1937 Fox musical film directed by Sidney Lanfield and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck. The movie stars Walter Winchell, Ben Bernie and Alice Faye and was based upon the self-help bestseller by Dorothea Brande. The film was followed by Love and Hisses (1937).

Plot

Satire on radio, built around the supposed feud between bandleader Ben Bernie and journalist Walter Winchell.

Cast

  • Walter Winchell - as Himself
  • Ben Bernie - Himself - Ben Bernie
  • Alice Faye - Alice Huntley
  • Patsy Kelly - Patsy Kane
  • Ned Sparks - 'Steve Cluskey
  • Jack Haley - Eddie Kane
  • Joan Davis - Spanish Dancer
  • Elyse Knox - Nurse
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