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In Person [Ginger Rogers]

In Person (1935) starring Ginger Rogers, George Brent - from the novel by Samuel Hopkins Adams - with Alan Mowbray, Grant Mitchell, Samuel S. Hinds, directed by William A. Seiter, a Pandro S. Berman production
In Person (1935) starring Ginger Rogers, George Brent Synopsis In Person is the story of Miss Carol Corliss, a beautiful movie star so insecure about her fame, that she goes around in disguise. She later meets a rugged outdoorsman who is unaffected by her star status. And pursued...
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An American in Paris

An American in Paris (1951), starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, directed by Vincente Minelli
An American in Paris (1951), starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, directed by Vincente Minelli Synopsis of An American in Paris Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron sing and dance to the music of George and Ira Gershwin in An American in Paris. When ex-GI Jerry Mulligan (Kelly) remains...
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In the Good Old Summertime

In the Good Old Summertime (1949) starring Van Johnson, Judy Garland, Cheeks Sakall, Buster Keaton
In the Good Old Summertime (1949) starring Van Johnson, Judy Garland, Cheeks Sakall, Buster Keaton Synopsis In the Good Old Summertime is the story of two clerks in a turn of the 20th century Chicago sheet-music store. They’re intensely antagonistic toward each other at work. But unknown to...
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Too Many Girls

Too Many Girls (1940), starring Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Desi Arnaz, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken, Frances Langford, Hal Le Roy
Too Many Girls (1940), starring Lucille Ball, Richard Carlson, Desi Arnaz, Ann Miller, Eddie Bracken, Frances Langford, Hal Le Roy Synopsis Spoiled heiress Connie Casey (Lucille Ball) goes off to college. Unknown to her, her father secretly sends along four Ivy League football stars as her bodyguards. In...
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Dancing Lady

Dancing Lady (1933) starring Joan Crawford, Errol Flynn, Franchot Tone
Dancing Lady (1933) starring Joan Crawford, Errol Flynn, Franchot Tone Synopsis of Dancing Lady In Dancing Lady, a musical star is torn between a millionaire playboy and her stage manager.
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Annie Get Your Gun

Annie Get Your Gun, starring Betty Hutton, Howard Keel
Annie Get Your Gun, starring Betty Hutton, Howard Keel Synopsis of Annie Get Your Gun Annie Get Your Gun stars Betty Hutton as backwoods sharpshooter Annie Oakley. Plucked out of obscurity by Buffalo Bill (Louis Calhern), the rough-edged Annie is groomed for a leading role in Bill’s world...
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Best Foot Forward (1943)

Best Foot Forward (1943), starring Lucille Ball, Harry James
Best Foot Forward (1943), starring Lucille Ball, Harry James A fun musical, that frequently had me asking, “When is Lucy coming back on screen?” Please understand, that even without Lucy on screen, it’s a fun musical farce.  There are several nice musical numbers and some Wonderful music by the Harry James...
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Broadway Rhythm

Broadway Rhythm (1944), starring George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven
Broadway Rhythm (1944), starring George Murphy, Ginny Simms, Charles Winninger, Gloria DeHaven, Review of Broadway Rhythm In short, Broadway Rhythm is a very enjoyable musical. It’s not the equal of Top Hat or some of the other great musicals — but it’s not trying to be. It’s a musical about a...
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Doctor Dolittle [1967]

Doctor Doolittle [1967] starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Peter Bull
Doctor Dolittle [1967] starring Rex Harrison, Samantha Eggar, Anthony Newley, Richard Attenborough, Peter Bull Synopsis of Doctor Dolittle Doctor Dolittle is a charming fantasy excursion which creates a wonderful world of endless imagination through music, dance and special effects. Rex Harrison stars in the madcap adventures of a...
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Lady Be Good

Lady Be Good, starring Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Eleanor Powell, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien
Lady Be Good (1941), starring Robert Young, Ann Sothern, Eleanor Powell, Lionel Barrymore, Red Skelton, Virginia O’Brien Synopsis of Lady Be Good In Lady Be Good, married songwriters go through a series of ups and downs over the years, including divorce and remarriage. Review of Lady Be Good...
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