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Swing Time (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Swing Time

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Swing Time (1936) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers

Penelope “Penny” Carrol: [to Fred Astaire who’s pretending he can’t dance] Listen. No one could teach you to dance in a million years. Take my advice and save your money!

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Follow the Boys 1944

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Follow the Boys (1944) aka. Three Cheers for the Boys. Romance wrapped up in large-scale variety entertainment. Vaudeville artist becomes dancing partner and husband to film star in Hollywood. War comes, and he provides entertainment for the troops.

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Curly Top

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Curly Top (1935) starring Shirley Temple

Wealthy businessman adopts Curly Top and her lovely older sister. But then, he begins to fall in love with the older sister! So then …

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Two Weeks with Love

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Two Weeks with Love stars Jane Powell, Ricardo Montalban – a coming of age story, dealing with jealousy … and corsets! Set in the 19th century, dealing with parents who have to realize that their oldest girl is turning into a young woman …

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Star Spangled Rhythm

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Star Spangled Rhythm is a patriotic WWII musical comedy featuring all the biggest Paramount Studio stars of the era. Musical mayhem ensues when an attendant at Paramount (Victor Moore) tries to impress his navy son (Eddie Bracken) … by claiming that he is a studio mogul!

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Ten Thousand Bedrooms

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Ten Thousand Bedrooms (1957) starring Dean Martin, Eva Bartok, Anna Maria Alberghetti, Walter Slezak

Synopsis of Ten Thousand Bedrooms

In Ten Thousand Bedrooms a wealthy hotel man acquires a world-class Italian property with ten thousand bedrooms.  Soon, he falls in love with a young Italian woman. But to marry the lady, he has to get her three older sisters married off.  But which sister is he truly in love with?

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1776 is an excellent musical, telling the story of the writing and adoption of the United States Declaration of Independence. With all of the conflicting characters, positions, and emotions. Warts and all. Absolutely riveting!

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game

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Take Me Out to the Ball Game (1949) starring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Esther Williams, Betty Garrett

Synopsis of Take Me Out to the Ball Game

In Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Frank Sinatra and Gene Kelly play early-1900s vaudevillians who are also professional baseball players. But a new female owner adds complications, as does a gambler who wants to make sure their team loses!

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Shall We Dance

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Shall We Dance (1937) starring Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore

Synopsis of Shall We Dance

In Shall We Dance, a ballet dancer and a showgirl fake their marriage for publicity purposes before falling in love for real in this delightful musical comedy starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in their seventh film together. Numerous mistaken-identity gags ensue.

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Hit the Deck

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Hit the Deck (1955) starring Tony Martin, Vic Damone, Russ Tamblyn, Jane Powell, Debbie Reynolds, Ann Miller

In Hit the Deck, three sailors head out on the town seeking romance while on leave in San Francisco

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