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Tea for Two

Tea for Two (1950) starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden, Billy De Wolfe, S.Z “Cuddles” Sakall
Tea for Two (1950) starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden, Billy De Wolfe, S.Z “Cuddles” Sakall Synopsis of Tea for Two Doris Day is a sunny sensation in this flapper-era musical romp, with costars Gordon MacRae and Gene Nelson on hand to help provide songs,...
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It Happened in Brooklyn

It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Gloria Grahame
It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) starring Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Gloria Grahame Synopsis of It Happened in Brooklyn “Everybody is miserable in Brooklyn!” declares Anne Fielding, a pretty music teacher. It may start out that way, but Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Jimmy Durante, and...
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For Me and My Gal

For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy
For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy For Me and My Gal is a good many things — an ode to vaudeville, with some excellent song and dance routines, a “boy meets girl” movie, the film debut of Gene Kelly, a patriotic...
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Easter Parade

Easter Parade, starring Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Ann Miller
Easter Parade, starring Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Ann Miller Synopsis of Easter Parade  On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes (Fred Astaire) is crushed when his dancing partner and girlfriend (Ann Miller) refuses to start a new contract with him.  To prove that he doesn’t need Nadine,...
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Oliver!

Oliver! (1968) starring Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild
Oliver! (1968) starring Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild Synopsis of Oliver!  Musical version of Charles Dickens’ “Oliver Twist” adapted from the stage hit, 1968 Best Picture Oscar.
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Ziegfeld Follies

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) starring William Powell, Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly,  Lucille Ball,  Lena Horne, Kathryn Grayson and many more
Ziegfeld Follies (1945) starring William Powell, Red Skelton, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly,  Lucille Ball,  Lena Horne, Kathryn Grayson and many more  Ziegfeld Follies is an attempt at recreating the spectacle of Flo Ziegfeld’s famous Broadway shows – and so the film is a series of unrelated musical...
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Neptune’s Daughter

Neptune's Daughter (1949) starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Red Skelton, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn
Neptune’s Daughter (1949) starring Esther Williams, Ricardo Montalban, Red Skelton, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn Neptune’s Daughter is a laugh out loud funny romantic musical comedy, which I enjoyed immensely.   Although the movie stars the beautiful (and aquatic) Esther Williams and the dashing Ricardo Montalban (one of my...
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Till the Clouds Roll By

Till the Clouds Roll By starring Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Paul Langton
Till the Clouds Roll By starring Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Paul Langton, Dorothy Patrick Synopsis of Till the Clouds Roll By  A fictionalized biography of composer Jerome Kern, that begins with a short version of his famous Show Boat musical, with much of his life told in flashback, including his partnership with Oscar...
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On Moonlight Bay

On Moonlight Bay, starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp
On Moonlight Bay, starring Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Leon Ames, Rosemary DeCamp Synopsis of On Moonlight Bay  On Moonlight Bay is about a family that moves to a small Indiana town. Their tomboy daughter begins a romance with the neighbor across the street, who bears radically unconventional views on...
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