Lili (1953), starring Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Kurt Kasznar

Lili [Lesli Caron, Mel Ferrer]

Lili (1953), starring Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Kurt Kasznar

Synopsis of Lili

In Lili, a 16-year-old French orphan joins a carnival after her father’s death. She find a home ith a curious puppet show. The embittered puppeteer shows content for her …. But he’s secretly falling in love with the young lady.

My Gal Sal (1942) starring Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature

My Gal Sal [Rita Hayworth]

My Gal Sal (1942) starring Rita Hayworth, Victor Mature

A gorgeous movie musical, My Gal Sal is a musical biography of Gay Nineties-era songwriter Paul Dresser. The ever-lovely Rita Hayworth is the eponymous Sal, a stage star who helps Dresser to become the toast of Tin Pan Alley.

Cowboy From Brooklyn (1938) starring Dick Powell, Pat O'Brien, Priscilla Lane, Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan

Cowboy From Brooklyn [Dick Powell]

Cowboy From Brooklyn (1938) starring Dick Powell, Pat O’Brien, Priscilla Lane, Ann Sheridan, Ronald Reagan

In Cowboy from Brooklyn, singing cowboys are satirized in this story about a city crooner on a dude ranch. Once he’s discovered by a talent agent, he has to pretend to be an authentic cowboy … Despite his terror of all animals! Unless hypnosis can help?

Reveille with Beverly (1943) starring Ann Miller

Reveille with Beverly [Ann Miller]

Reveille with Beverly (1943) starring Ann Miller

In Reveille with Beverly, a receptionist dreams of disc jockey stardom. She befriends a millionaire and his driver.

Invitation to the Dance (1956) starring Gene Kelly

Invitation to the Dance [Gene Kelly]

Invitation to the Dance (1956) starring Gene Kelly

Synopsis of Invitation to the Dance

Invitation to the Dance is an anthology of three stories in dance. Gene Kelly wrote, directed, choreographed, and stars. The first story deals with a mime-like Pagliacci comic drama. The second is about a bracelet passed from owner to owner. The final is an Arabian Night adventure featuring animated cartoon characters drawn by the Hanna-Barbera animators.

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers,

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers,

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle is a wonderful Hollywood biography. It tells the story of the husband-and-wife ballroom dancing team Vernon and Irene Castle.

My Fair Lady (1964) starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Jeremy Brett

My Fair Lady [Rex Harrison, Audrey Hepburn]

My Fair Lady (1964) starring Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison

Synopsis of My Fair Lady

Audrey Hepburn as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady is the tale of a Cockney flower girl becoming the belle of British society. She’s transformed by a strict phonetics expert … who starts to fall in love with her. And, despite his character flaws, she begins to fall in love with him as well. But their relationship is threatened by an aristocratic suitor, closer to Eliza’s age …

Sweet Rosie O'Grady (1943) starring Betty Grable, Robert Young, Adolphe Menjou, Reginald Gardiner

Sweet Rosie O’Grady [Betty Grable]

Sweet Rosie O’Grady (1943) starring Betty Grable, Robert Young, Adolphe Menjou, Reginald Gardiner

Synopsis of Sweet Rosie O’Grady

In Sweet Rosie O’Grady, a snobby star feuds with a reporter who exposed her burlesque past.

The Pirate (1948) starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak

The Pirate [Judy Garland, Gene Kelly]

The Pirate (1948) starring Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Walter Slezak

The Pirate is a fun-filled and musical case of mistaken identity when lonely Judy Garland mistakes traveling clown Gene Kelly for a famed Caribbean pirate. But what happens when the real pirate rears his head?

Babes in Arms (1939) starring Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, directed by Busby Berkeley

Babes in Arms

Babes in Arms (1939) starring Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, directed by Busby Berkeley

In Babes in Arms, Mickey Moran, son of an old vaudeville-team puts on his own show to avoid being sent with other vaudevillians’ children to a work farm, but that isn’t that easy.