Search results for "Ginger Rogers"


42nd Street (1933) RT 95% / Audience 75%

DVD release: Mar 2006

A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lloyd Bacon
CAST:  Warner Baxter  •  Bebe Daniels  •  George Brent  •  Ruby Keeler

Carefree (1938) RT 50% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Dr. Tony Flagg's friend, Steven, has problems in the relationship with his fiancee, Amanda, so he persuades her to visit Dr. Flagg. After some minor misunderstandings, she ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Luella Gear

Follow the Fleet (1936) RT 78% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Aug 2005

When the fleet puts in at San Francisco, sailor Bake Baker tries to rekindle the flame with his old dancing partner, Sherry Martin, while Bake's buddy Bilge Smith romances ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Randolph Scott  •  Harriet Hilliard

Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933) RT 100% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Mar 2006

Things get tough for Carol and her showgirl pals, Trixie and Polly, when the Great Depression kicks in and all the Broadway shows close down. Wealthy songwriter Brad saves the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Warren William  •  Joan Blondell  •  Aline MacMahon  •  Ruby Keeler

Shall We Dance (1937) RT 88% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Ballet star Pete 'Petrov' Peters arranges to cross the Atlantic aboard the same ship as the dancer and musical star he's fallen for but barely knows. By the time the ocean ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Eric Blore

Stage Door (1937) RT 95% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Mar 2005

The ups and downs in the lives and careers of a group of ambitious young actresses and show girls from disparate backgrounds brought together in a theatrical hostel. Centres ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Gregory La Cava
CAST:  Katharine Hepburn  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Adolphe Menjou  •  Lucille Ball

Swing Time (1936) RT 100% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Lucky is tricked into missing his wedding to Margaret by the other members of Pop's magic and dance act, and has to make $25,000 to be allowed to marry her. He and Pop go to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Stevens
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Victor Moore  •  Helen Broderick

Tales of Manhattan (1942) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 1996

Ten screenwriters collaborated on this series of tales concerning the effect a tailcoat cursed by its tailor has on those who wear it. The video release features a W.C. Fields ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julien Duvivier
CAST:  Charles Boyer  •  Rita Hayworth  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Henry Fonda

That's Entertainment! (1974)

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Jack Haley Jr.
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Bing Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Peter Lawford

The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) RT 60% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Josh (Astaire) and Dinah (Rogers) Barkley are a successful musical-comedy team, known for their stormy (but passionate) relationship. Dinah feels overshadowed by Josh, and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Oscar Levant  •  Billie Burke




The Gay Divorcee (1934) RT 100% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Oct 2006

Guy Holden falls for Mimi Glossop without knowing she's married. She's trying to get a divorce, so her dizzy aunt and incompetent lawyer hire a professional correspondent to ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Alice Brady  •  Edward Everett Horton

The Major and the Minor (1942) RT 100% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Apr 2008

Susan Applegate, tired of New York after one year and 25 jobs, decides to return to her home town. Discovering she hasn't enough money for the train fare, Susan disguises ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Ray Milland  •  Rita Johnson  •  Robert Benchley

The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939) RT 80% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2006

In 1911, minor stage comic, Vernon Castle meets the stage-struck Irene Foote. A few misadventures later, they marry and then abandon comedy to attempt a dancing career ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. C. Potter
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edna May Oliver  •  Walter Brennan

Top Hat (1935) RT 100% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Aug 2005

Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Erik Rhodes

Bachelor Mother (1939) RT Audience 88%

Polly Parrish, a clerk at Merlin's Department Store, is mistakenly presumed to be the mother of a foundling. Outraged at Polly's unmotherly conduct, David Merlin becomes ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garson Kanin
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  David Niven  •  Charles Coburn  •  Frank Albertson

That's Entertainment! III (1994) RT 100% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 2004

Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 to Brigadoon, from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Michael J. Sheridan  •  Bud Friedgen
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Cyd Charisse  •  Lena Horne  •  Howard Keel

Perfect Strangers (1950) RT Audience 20%

A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bretaigne Windust
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Thelma Ritter  •  Dennis Morgan  •  Margalo Gillmore

Monkey Business (1952)

Barnaby Fulton is a research chemist working on a fountain of youth pill for a chemical company. One of the labs chimps, Esther, gets loose in the laboratory and, having ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Hawks
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Ginger Rogers  •  Charles Coburn  •  Marilyn Monroe

Flying Down to Rio (1933) RT 100% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Oct 2006

A dance band leader finds love and success in Brazil. The first Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers pairing.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Thornton Freeland
CAST:  Dolores del Río  •  Gene Raymond  •  Raul Roulien  •  Ginger Rogers

The First Traveling Saleslady (1956) RT Audience 23%

At the turn of the century Rose and ex-showbiz friend Molly get involved in selling steel. When they come unstuck with corsets they embark on the even more hazardous project ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Western
DIRECTION:  Arthur Lubin
CAST:  Ginger Rogers  •  Carol Channing  •  Clint Eastwood  •  Barry Nelson