When perennial college students Danny O’Neill and Hank Taylor are forced to make it on their own, the competitive pair get jobs with Artie Shaw’s band and reunite with ex-manager Ellen Miller.
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A wealthy American has a chance encounter with a joyful young French woman, and anonymously pays for her education. She writes letters to her mysterious benefactor, nicknaming him from the description given by some of her fellow orphans. Director: Jean Negulesco Writers: Phoebe Ephron (screenplay), Henry Ephron (screenplay) | 1 more credit » Stars: Fred Astaire, […]
A ballet dancer and a showgirl fake a marriage for publicity purposes, then fall in love. Director: Mark Sandrich Writers: Allan Scott (screen play), Ernest Pagano (screen play) | 3 more credits » Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton
Dr. Christian takes an interest in a young boy, a violin prodigy, whose mother is a divorced music teacher. His interest isn’t just in the boy’s music career. Director: Erle C. Kenton Writers: Walter Ferris, Lee Loeb Stars: Jean Hersholt, Fay Wray, Walter Woolf King Genres: Classic, Drama, Musical
The story is set in London in 1947 at the time of the wedding of Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh. Astaire and Powell play siblings in a song and dance duo, echoing the real-life theatrical relationship of Fred and Adele Astaire.
The musically talented Rebecca Winstead (Shirley Temple) auditions for the radio role of Little Miss America and wins, but she leaves the studio believing that she had lost. Soon after, Rebecca’s greedy stepfather and legal guardian (William Demarest) becomes disappointed in her losing the audition and decides she’s no longer worth the trouble, and abandons […]
A young woman arrives in San Francisco’s Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers. Director: Henry Koster Writers: Joseph Fields (screenplay), C.Y. Lee (novel) Stars: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong
The beautiful Anna Neagle stars as a circus performer who falls in love with a rich car dealer’s son, against her family’s wishes. Features some spirited dance numbers with Ray Bolger. Director: Herbert Wilcox Writers: Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto A. Harbach Starring: Anna Neagle, Ray Bolger, John Carroll, Edward Everett Horton, Grace Hartman
After a young man leaves a band of pirates, hilarity ensues. Director: Wilford Leach Writers: W.S. Gilbert (operetta) (as Sir William Schwenck Gilbert), Wilford Leach (screenplay) Stars: Kevin Kline, Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt
Kitty Brown, the maid of Frances Lewis, a nightclub star, gets a Hollywood contract after Frances’ fiance forbids her to appear in the club. Director: Sidney Salkow Writers: Edmund L. Hartmann (screenplay), Bert Lawrence (screenplay) | 2 more credits » Stars: Rudy Vallee, Ann Miller, Rosemary Lane