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Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) RT Audience 82%

DVD release: Apr 2003

Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brent as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Eleanor Powell  •  George Murphy  •  Frank Morgan

Sleeping Beauty (1959)

A beautiful princess born in a faraway kingdom is destined by a terrible curse to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep that can only ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Clyde Geronimi  •  Les Clark  •  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Mary Costa  •  Bill Shirley  •  Eleanor Audley  •  Verna Felton

The Sword in the Stone (1963) RT 71% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Mar 2001

Wart is a young boy who aspires to be a knight's squire. On a hunting trip he falls in on Merlin, a powerful but amnesiac wizard who has plans for him beyond mere squiredom. ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family
DIRECTION:  Wolfgang Reitherman
CAST:  Sebastian Cabot  •  Karl Swenson  •  Junius Matthews  •  Norman Alden

Melody Ranch (1940)

His Arizona hometown of Torpedo invites Gene back to be the honorary sheriff of the Frontier Days Celebration.  (more)

GENRES: Western
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  Gene Autry  •  Ann Miller  •  Jimmy Durante  •  Barton MacLane

The Opposite Sex (1956) RT 20% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jan 1991

The story concerns Kay Hilliard (played by June Allyson), a former nightclub singer who discovers her husband Steven (played by Leslie Nielsen) is having an affair with ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Joan Collins  •  Dolores Gray  •  Leslie Nielsen

Village Barn Dance (1940)

Dan Martin, an unemployed college graduate, drifts into the town of Lyndale, only to learn that the town and everything in it are dominated by Minerva Withers, a tight-fisted, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank McDonald
CAST:  Richard Cromwell  •  Doris Day  •  George Barbier  •  Barbara Jo Allen

Girl Rush (1944)

During the California Gold Rush two down-on-their-luck vaudevillians attempt to become wealthy by bringing a girlie show to an all-male western mining town. Comedy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Western
DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Wally Brown  •  Alan Carney  •  Frances Langford  •  Robert Mitchum

Sing, Dance, Plenty Hot (1940)

In this musical, a con man makes a good living by promoting bogus charity shows. He gets the communities all revved up and then skips town with all their money. But then he ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Lew Landers
CAST:  Ruth Terry  •  Johnny Downs  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Billy Gilbert

Moon Over Las Vegas (1944)

A beautiful woman goes to Las Vegas in a scheme to make her husbnd jealous, but once she gets there she becomes involved with another man.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jean Yarbrough
CAST:  Anne Gwynne  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Vivian Austin  •  Alan Dinehart

Earl Carroll Sketchbook (1946)

An aspiring singer and her lover, a songwriter who has desperately resorted to writing radio jingles, have many conflicts on their road to success...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Constance Moore  •  William Marshall  •  Bill Goodwin  •  Johnny Coy




Kiss the Boys Goodbye (1941)

New York chorus girl Cindy Lou Bethany becomes frustrated when she prepares for an audition for a Broadway musical, but the auditions close and her roommate, Gwen Abbott, is ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Don Ameche  •  Mary Martin  •  Oscar Levant  •  Virginia Dale

Henry Aldrich Plays Cupid (1944)

High-school student Henry Aldrich (Jimmy Lydon) hopes to improve his grades by finding a sweetheart for his unmarried teacher.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Hugh Bennett
CAST:  Jimmy Lydon  •  Charles Smith  •  John Litel  •  Olive Blakeney

Ice-Capades Revue (1942)

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GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Bernard Vorhaus
CAST:  Bill Shirley  •  Ellen Drew  •  Jerry Colonna  •  Barbara Jo Allen

Ice-Capades (1941)

By Republic Pictures standards, 1941's Ice-Capades certainly qualifies as an "all-star" film. The many subplots center around a performance of the real-life Ice-Capades ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joseph Santley
CAST:  James Ellison  •  Jerry Colonna  •  Dorothy Lewis  •  Barbara Jo Allen

The Mad Doctor (1940)

Basil Rathbone is the batty physician of the title, a sophisticated gentleman who woos and weds several of his wealthy women patients. Unfortunately the ladies have a bad ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tim Whelan
CAST:  Basil Rathbone  •  Ellen Drew  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  Ralph Morgan

Buy Me That Town (1941)

A gangster and his mob buy a small-town in this warm comedy. They, tired of trying to make it as big city hoods, buy the town to use as a hideout. The leader of the gang ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Eugene Forde
CAST:  Lloyd Nolan  •  Constance Moore  •  Albert Dekker  •  Sheldon Leonard

Priorities on Parade (1942)

Band leader Johnny Draper auditions his band, the Dixie Pixies, at the Eagle Aircraft Co., hoping to be hired to play for the workers in the plant. However, personnel manager ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Albert S. Rogell
CAST:  Ann Miller  •  Johnny Johnston  •  Jerry Colonna  •  Betty Jane Rhodes

Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch (1942)

The fifth film version of Alice Hegan Rice's 1901 novel, starring Fay Bainter as the loving but near-penniless mother struggling to raise her five children in their shantytown ...  (more)

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DIRECTION:  Ralph Murphy
CAST:  Fay Bainter  •  Hugh Herbert  •  Barbara Jo Allen  •  John Archer