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Love Me or Leave Me is a fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.

Love Me or Leave Me

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Love Me or Leave Me (1955), starring Doris Day, James Cagney, Cameron Mitchell, Robert Keith, Tom Tully

Synopsis of Love Me or Leave Me

Love Me or Leave Me is a fictionalized account of the career of jazz singer Ruth Etting and her tempestuous marriage to gangster Marty Snyder, who helped propel her to stardom.

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My Wild Irish Rose (1947), starring Dennis Morgan, Arlene Dahl

My Wild Irish Rose

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My Wild Irish Rose (1947), starring Dennis Morgan, Arlene Dahl Product Description If you have a drop of Irish blood, if you’ve ever worn green… Read More »My Wild Irish Rose

Doris Day, Jack Carson, Lee Bowman, Eve Arden

My Dream is Yours

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My Dream is Yours (1949) starring Doris Day, Jack Carson, Lee Bowman, Eve Arden

In My Dream is Yours, an agent discovers a talented singer who’s also a single mom. He tries to make her a radio star, not expecting to fall in love with her.

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Summer Stock, starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Phil Silvers

Summer Stock

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Summer Stock (1950), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Phil Silvers

Summer Stock is an enjoyable musical with Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. It’s the story of two mismatched romances, a family farm facing foreclosure, and an acting troupe that shows up unannounced …

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Lili (1953), starring Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Kurt Kasznar

Lili [Lesli Caron, Mel Ferrer]

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Lili (1953), starring Leslie Caron, Mel Ferrer, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Kurt Kasznar

Synopsis of Lili

In Lili, a 16-year-old French orphan joins a carnival after her father’s death. She find a home ith a curious puppet show. The embittered puppeteer shows contempt for her …. But he’s secretly falling in love with the young lady.

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Swing Fever, starring Kay Kyser Marilyn Maxwell, Nat Pendleton, Lena Horne

Swing Fever

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Swing Fever (1943), starring Kay Kyser, Marilyn Maxwell, Nat Pendleton

Synopsis

In Swing Fever, a country boy (Kay Kyser) comes to the big city and gets entangled with a crooked fight manager.

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For Me and My Gal (1942), starring Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, George Murphy

For Me and My Gal

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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 movie — and a very good movie overall. Frankly, what’s most refreshing about  For Me and My Gal is that the protagonist is a flawed person.  His flaws lead to his problems, and whose overcoming them leads to character growth.

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The Jolson Story (1946) starring Larry Parks, William Demerest, Evelyn Keyes

The Jolson Story

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movie review of “The Jolson Story”, a fictionalized account of the life story of Al Jolson, played by Larry Parks (with the actual singing done by Al Jolson himself) with loads of music, and a massive success when it was released.

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