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[1] Quick Visual Only . . . to [5] Ukulele Playing in Scenes

1923 Balloonatic (Silent) (Buster Keaton)
1927 IT (Clara Bow silent movie)
1928 Steamboat Bill, Jr. (Silent) (Buster Keaton)
1929 Marianne (Marion Davies, Lawrence Gray, Cliff Edwards)

1930 The Doughboys (Buster Keaton, Sally Eilers, Cliff Edwards) [5] [YT]
1933 Take a Chance (Cliff Edwards) [5]
1933 Sons of the Desert (Laurel and Hardy) [5]
1934 Sadee McKee (Joan Crawford, Gene Raymond)
1937 Stage Door (Ginger Rogers, Katherine Hepburn)
1937 Waikiki Wedding (Bing Crosby, Martha Raye)
1937 Saratoga (Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, CLIFF EDWARDS sings & plays) [5]
1939 Pest from the West (Buster Keaton)
1939 Honolulu (Gracie Allen, Eleanor Powell) [5] [YT]

1940 George Formby Movie Classics (Need More Research) [5]
1941 Tin Pan Alley (Alice Faye, Betty Grable)

1950 Pagan Love Song [5] [YT]
1951 I’ll See You in My Dreams -- The Gus Kahn Story ( Doris Day) [5]
1951 On Moonlight Bay (Doris Day -- WWI era time period) [5]
1956 The Best Things in Life are Free (Gordon McRae, Dan Dailey)
1959 Some Like It Hot (Marylin Monroe) [5]
1959 The Giant Gila Monster
1959 Gidget  [5]

1960 Please Don't Eat the Daisies (Doris Day) [5]
1961 Blue Hawaii (Elvis) [5]
1965 A Thousand Clowns (Jason Robards) [5] [YT]
1966 Glass Bottom Boat (Doris Day, Arthur Godfrey) [5] [YT]

1970 Five Easy Pieces (Jack Nicholson)
1979 The Jerk (Steve Martin, Lyle Ritz [not seen]) [5]

1981 Reds (Warren Beatty)
1984 Broadway Danny Rose (Woody Allen, Mia Farrow)
1985 The Purple rose of Cairo (Mia Farrow)
1987 Dirty Dancing (Baby's Sister plays a Baritone Uke) [2]

1990 Joe Versus the Volcano (Tom Hanks) [5]
1992 A League of Their Own
1994 Mixed Nuts (Steven Martin, Adam Sandler)
1994 The Hudsucker Proxy (Charles Durning)

2000 Miss Congeniality (Sandra Bullock) (A uke is held by a beauty contestant [1]
2000 Stanley's Gig (William Sanderson, Ian Whitcomb's playing [not seen]) [5]
2001 The Cat's Meow (Ian Whitcomb soundtrack)
2001 Shallow Hal [5]
2001 Waking Life (Guy Forsyth)
2002 Lilo and Stitch (Disney Animation)
2003 Seabiscuit (William H. Macy uke on his office wall, no playing) [1]
2004 50 First Dates (Adam Sandler) [5?]
2004 To You Sweetheart Aloha (Bill Tapia)
2005 Where the Truth Lies (Kevin Bacon plays a tiple) [5?]
2006 You, Me and Dupree (Owen Wilson)
2007 Walk Hard - The Dewey Cox Story
2007 Rock That Uke (Documentary) [5]
2008 Australia (Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman)
2008 Forgetting Sarah Marshall
2009 Princess and the Frog (Disney Animation)
2009 Stingray Sam (Cory McAbee)
2009 Up (Pixar Animation - ukulele on hearth) [1]
2010 Eat, Pray, Love (Julia Roberts)

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