Make a Wish
Directed byKurt Neumann
Written byBernard Schubert
Earle Snell
Produced bySol Lesser
Music byHugo Riesenfeld
Oscar Straus
Distributed byRKO Radio Pictures
Release date
  • August 27, 1937 (1937-08-27)
Running time
77 minutes
CountryUnited States

Make a Wish is a 1937 American musical comedy film directed by Kurt Neumann and starring Bobby Breen, Basil Rathbone and Marion Claire.


While at summer camp in the Maine woods, young Chip Winters (Breen) befriends British composer Johnathan Selden (Rathbone), who left the city high life to try to break his creative block, and is soon playing matchmaker for his widowed singer mother Irene Winters (Claire) and Selden.



Hugo Riesenfeld received a nomination for the Academy Award for best musical score for this film.[1]


  1. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved May 22, 2019.