Search results for "Ethel Merman"


Airplane! (1980) RT 97% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Still craving for the love of his life, ex-Air Force pilot Ted Striker follows Elaine onto the flight that she is working on as cabin crew. Elaine doesn't want to be with Ted ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  David Zucker  •  Jim Abrahams  •  Jerry Zucker
CAST:  Robert Hays  •  Julie Hagerty  •  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar  •  Lloyd Bridges

It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) RT 75% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Sep 2001

A group of strangers come across a man dying after a car crash who proceeds to tell them about the $350,000 he buried in California. What follows is the madcap adventures of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Stanley Kramer
CAST:  Spencer Tracy  •  Milton Berle  •  Sid Caesar  •  Buddy Hackett

Kid Millions (1934) RT Audience 40%

A musical comedy about a Brooklyn boy who inherits a fortune from his archaeologist father, but has to go to Egypt to claim it.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Ann Sothern  •  Ethel Merman  •  George Murphy

Stage Door Canteen (1943) RT Audience 68%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A young soldier on a pass in New York City visits the famed Stage Door Canteen, where famous stars of the theater and films appear and host a recreational center for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Judith Anderson  •  Tallulah Bankhead  •  Kenny Baker  •  Ralph Bellamy

There's No Business Like Show Business (1954) RT 69% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2002

Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and the family act begins to fall apart.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Marilyn Monroe  •  Dan Dailey

Journey Back to Oz (1974) RT Audience 49%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Revisit the enchanting Land of Oz as Dorothy and Toto return to find the Scarecrow as ruler of the Emerald City. Unfortunately for the new mayor, the wicked Mombi is ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Hal Sutherland
CAST:  Liza Minnelli  •  Milton Berle  •  Ethel Merman  •  Paul Lynde

Straight, Place and Show (1938)

The Ritz Brothers go to the race track. They raise training end entrance money in a wrestling match and help a young man train the horse of his fiancée.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  David Butler
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Richard Arlen  •  Phyllis Brooks  •  George Barbier

The Big Broadcast of 1936 (1935) RT Audience 50%

The wisp of a storyline involves two-bit radio station owner Spud Miller, who doubles as the station's sole announcer while his comic partner Smiley serves as the house ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Jack Oakie  •  George Burns  •  Gracie Allen  •  Lyda Roberti

Happy Landing (1938)

DVD release: Feb 1994

Bandleader (Romero) and manager (Ameche) discover skater (Henie) in Norway. They become rivals as she returns with them to America.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Sonja Henie  •  Don Ameche  •  Jean Hersholt  •  Ethel Merman

Strike Me Pink (1936)

Meek Eddie Pink becomes manager of an amusement park beset by mobsters.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Eddie Cantor  •  Ethel Merman  •  William Frawley  •  Helen Lowell




Broadway's Lost Treasures III: The Best of the Tony Awards (2005) RT Audience 100%

DVD release: Oct 2005

Broadway royalty and Tony-winners Tommy Tune, Carol Channing, Robert Goulet, and Harvey Fierstein are your hosts for this third compilation of great musical performances from ...  (more)

GENRES: Music
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Gwen Verdon  •  Vanessa Williams  •  Ray Walston  •  Jerry Orbach

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood (1976) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 2008

Won Ton Ton, the Dog Who Saved Hollywood is a 1976 film directed by Michael Winner.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Michael Winner
CAST:  Bruce Dern  •  Madeline Kahn  •  Art Carney  •  Phil Silvers

Call Me Madam (1953) RT Audience 78%

DVD release: Apr 2004

Washington hostess Sally Adams becomes a Truman-era US ambassador to a European grand duchy.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Ethel Merman  •  Donald O'Connor  •  Vera-Ellen  •  George Sanders

We're Not Dressing (1934) RT Audience 61%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Beautiful high society type Doris Worthington is entertaining guests on her yacht in the Pacific when it hits a reef and sinks. She makes her way to an island with the help of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Carole Lombard  •  George Burns  •  Gracie Allen

The Art of Love (1965)

Painter Paul Sloan feels he's a failure, since nobody will buy his paintings. His art dealer informs him, that the works of an artist become much more wanted and valuable if ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  James Garner  •  Dick Van Dyke  •  Elke Sommer  •  Angie Dickinson

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (1975) RT Audience 57%

DVD release: Oct 1999

A nostalgic look back at the Great Depression with contemporary archival footage and film clips picturing James Cagney as an American Everyman.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Philippe Mora
CAST:  James Cagney  •  Laverne Andrews  •  Patty Andrews  •  Maxene Andrews

Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979)

Long ago the Lady Borealis placed the evil Winterbolt under a magic spell, and put the last of her magic into the nose of a newborn reindeer: Rudolph. But now Winterbolt's ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Family • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jules Bass  •  Arthur Rankin, Jr.
CAST:  Red Buttons  •  Ethel Merman  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Alan Sues