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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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Gold Diggers of 1935

Gold Diggers of 1935, starring Dick Powell, Alice Brady, Gloria Stuart, Dorothy Dare, Hugh Herbert, Frank McHugh
Gold Diggers of 1935, starring Dick Powell, Alice Brady, Gloria Stuart, Dorothy Dare, Hugh Herbert, Frank McHugh Synopsis of Gold Diggers of 1935 A socialite is bamboozled into producing a stage show in her home in this amusing musical starring Alice Brady and Adolphe Menjou.
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Mame, starring Lucille Ball

Mame (1974) starring Lucille Ball, Bea Arthur, Robert Preston
Mame (1974) starring Lucille Ball, Bea Arthur, Robert Preston Synopsis of Mame Lucille Ball stars in Mame.  Mame is a film of the blockbuster Broadway musical that tells the story of the flamboyant, unconventional and, above all, glamorous Mame.
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Meet the People (1944)

Meet the People(1944) starring Lucille Ball, Dick Powell
Meet the People(1944) starring Lucille Ball, Dick Powell (Editor’s note: originally published at Lucille Ball, used with permission) At its’ heart, Meet the People is a musical romantic comedy, where shipyard worker William ‘Swanee’ Swanson (played by Dick Powell) has written a patriotic play about the American worker during World...
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Follow the Fleet

Follow the Fleet (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard
Editorial review of Follow the Fleet (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Randolph Scott, Harriet Hilliard courtesy of Amazon.com Of the nine films Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers completed for RKO Pictures, Follow the Fleet falls short of the top echelon. Coming between series peaks Top Hat and Swing Time, Fleet repeats the mistake (ala Flying Down...
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Billy Rose’s Jumbo

Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962), starring Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye
Billy Rose’s Jumbo (1962), starring Doris Day, Stephen Boyd, Jimmy Durante, Martha Raye, Dean Jagger Synopsis of Billy Rose’s Jumbo In Billy Rose’s Jumbo, Pop and Kitty Wonder are the owners of the Wonder Circus. Because of Pop’s gambling addiction, they’re constantly in debt, with creditors very close to foreclosing...
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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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