Search results for "Jeanette MacDonald"

Love Me Tonight (1932) RT 100% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Nov 2003

A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rouben Mamoulian
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Charles Ruggles  •  Charles Butterworth

Maytime (1937) RT Audience 88%

DVD release: Jul 2012

An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  John Barrymore  •  Herman Bing

One Hour with You (1932) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Cukor  •  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Genevieve Tobin  •  Charles Ruggles

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

San Francisco (1936) RT 100% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jun 2006

A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
CAST:  Clark Gable  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Spencer Tracy  •  Jack Holt

The Love Parade (1929) RT 100% / Audience 78%

DVD release: Feb 2008

The queen of mythical Sylvania marries a courtier, who finds his new life unsatisfying.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Ernst Lubitsch
CAST:  Maurice Chevalier  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Lupino Lane  •  Lillian Roth

Naughty Marietta (1935) RT 43% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Jul 2011

A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  Frank Morgan  •  Elsa Lanchester

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

That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Family • Music
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Gene Kelly  •  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney

Rose-Marie (1936)

Opera singer, Marie de Flor, seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie, Sgt. Bruce, who is also searching for her ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Music • Romance • Western
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  Reginald Owen  •  Allan Jones

I Married an Angel (1942) RT Audience 19%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  W.S. Van Dyke  •  Roy Del Ruth
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Nelson Eddy  •  Edward Everett Horton  •  Binnie Barnes

Annabelle's Affairs (1931)

After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks by her husband and told not to part ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Alfred L. Werker
CAST:  Victor McLaglen  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Roland Young  •  Sally Blane

Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History (2008)

HOLLYWOOD SINGING & DANCING: A MUSICAL TREASURE is a celebration of song and dance.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Mark McLaughlin
CAST:  Shirley Jones  •  Don Ameche  •  Fred Astaire  •  Billy Barty

Let's Go Native (1930)

Dress designer Joan Wood, who's heavily in debt, has created costumes for a Broadway show that is exported to Argentina. With the money she wants to pay her debts, but there ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
CAST:  Jack Oakie  •  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher  •  James Hall

Broadway Serenade (1939) RT Audience 20%

DVD release: Nov 1992

A married singer, pianist/composer team are struggling to hit it big in New York. Finally, they audition before a Broadway producer, but the producer only wants the singer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Lew Ayres  •  Ian Hunter  •  Frank Morgan

Cairo (1942) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Apr 1994

Reporter Homer Smith accidently draws Marcia Warren into his mission to stop Nazis from bombing Allied Conwoys with robot-planes.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Robert Young  •  Ethel Waters  •  Reginald Owen

Three Daring Daughters (1948) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: Apr 1994

Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Fred M. Wilcox
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  José Iturbi  •  Jane Powell  •  Edward Arnold

Smilin' Through (1941) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: May 1993

John Carteret has long been depressed and lonely, because, at his wedding years ago, his bride, Moonyean, was murdered. He accepts into his house Kathleen, the 5 year old ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Music • Romance • War
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Jeanette MacDonald  •  Brian Aherne  •  Gene Raymond  •  Ian Hunter