Ice Follies of 1939 – Soundtrack Music

Stewart starred in this 1939 film along with Joan Crawford and Lew Ayres.

Silver Screen April 39

The trio of stars is seen below in a publicity photo for the film.

Stewart, Crawford, Lew Ayres

Although no soundtrack album was issued at the time of the film’s release, the song It’s All So New to Me (Bernice Petkere/Marty Symes) was recorded by several artists, including Joan Crawford, one of the film’s stars.

Joan Crawford, it's l so new

Her version charted in Billboard magazine, entering on April 29, 1939. It was on the chart just this one week at the #19 position. Sheet music, featuring Crawford’s photo, was also available:

Sheet Music

Versions of the song were also recorded by Herbie Kay and his Orchestra (Vocalion 4752), Hal Kemp and his Orchestra (Victor 26156) and Jan Savitt and his Tophatters with vocal chorus by Carlotta Dale (Decca 2331).

It's All So New to Me.Jan Savitt

Sixty-seven years after the film’s release, a second song from the soundtrack was issued – Something’s Gotta Happen Soon (Nacio Herb Brown/Arthur Freed). It was sung by Crawford and lasted just over a minute and a half. It appeared on the 6-CD set, That’s Entertainment, released by Rhino Records.

That's Entertainment