My Shining Hour

"My Shining Hour" is a song composed by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer for the film The Sky's the Limit (1943).wikipedia
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Academy Award for Best Original Song

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"My Shining Hour" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song but lost to "You'll Never Know".

The Sky's the Limit (1943 film)

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"My Shining Hour" is a song composed by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer for the film The Sky's the Limit (1943).
Arlen and Mercer were nominated for the Oscar for Best Original Song, for "My Shining Hour".

Harold Arlen

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"My Shining Hour" is a song composed by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer for the film The Sky's the Limit (1943).

Joan Leslie

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In the film, the song is sung by Sally Sweetland, who dubbed it for actress Joan Leslie.
Leslie's character introduced the Harold Arlen-Johnny Mercer song "My Shining Hour. In the third movie, Leslie co-starred in the wartime motion picture This Is the Army (1943) with Ronald Reagan. The fourth movie was Thank Your Lucky Stars.

Johnny Mercer

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"My Shining Hour" is a song composed by Harold Arlen with lyrics by Johnny Mercer for the film The Sky's the Limit (1943).

Sally Sweetland

In the film, the song is sung by Sally Sweetland, who dubbed it for actress Joan Leslie.

You'll Never Know

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"My Shining Hour" was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song but lost to "You'll Never Know".

Glen Gray

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The song became a hit by Glen Gray with Eugenie Baird as vocalist reaching No.

Eugenie Baird

The song became a hit by Glen Gray with Eugenie Baird as vocalist reaching No.

Youth Runs Wild

In the 1944 film Youth Runs Wild an instrumental version of the song plays during a scene with Kent Smith and Glen Vernon.

Kent Smith

In the 1944 film Youth Runs Wild an instrumental version of the song plays during a scene with Kent Smith and Glen Vernon.

Glen Vernon

In the 1944 film Youth Runs Wild an instrumental version of the song plays during a scene with Kent Smith and Glen Vernon.

Radio Stars on Parade

The song was also used in the film Radio Stars on Parade (1945) when it was sung by Frances Langford accompanied by the Skinnay Ennis orchestra.

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The song was also used in the film Radio Stars on Parade (1945) when it was sung by Frances Langford accompanied by the Skinnay Ennis orchestra.

Skinnay Ennis

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The song was also used in the film Radio Stars on Parade (1945) when it was sung by Frances Langford accompanied by the Skinnay Ennis orchestra.