Springtime in the Rockies (1942) starring Betty Grable, John Payne, Carmen Miranda and Cesar Romero
Springtime in the Rockies – Two Broadway dance partners rekindle their romance in a series of comic misunderstandings set around the backdrop of the Canadian Rockies.Read More »Springtime in the Rockies
Two Girls and a Sailor, starring Van Johnson, Gloria DeHaven, June Allyson, Jimmy Durante
Synopsis of Two Girls and a Sailor
Emmy-nominee Van Johnson (“Too Young to Kiss,” “Thrill of a Romance“), Golden Globe-winner June Allyson (“Too Young to Kiss,” Little Women“) and Gloria Dehaven (“The Yellow Cab Man,” So This is Paris“) take part in a romance where one sister falls in love with a World War II sailor, but the sailor finds himself in love with the other sister instead.Read More »Two Girls and a Sailor
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 band. I was absolutely transfixed by their rendition of Flight of the Bumblebees. But there’s a definite decrease in the comedy, and in the pace of the film, when Lucille Ball is off-screen. With a few notable examples.
Movie review of Bathing Beauty (1944) starring Red Skelton, Esther Williams, Basil Rathbone Synopsis of Bathing Beauty In Bathing Beauty, Swim instructor Caroline Brooks (Esther Williams) angrily returns to her teaching job… Read More »Bathing Beauty – starring Esther Williams and Red Skelton