Search results for "Kathryn Grayson"

Anchors Aweigh (1945)

Two sailors, Joe and Clarence have four days shore leave in spend their shore leave trying to get a girl for Clarence. Clarence has his eye on a girl with musical aspirations, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  José Iturbi

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

Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) RT 100% / Audience 51%

DVD release: May 1998

Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  June Allyson  •  Lucille Bremer  •  Judy Garland  •  Kathryn Grayson

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) RT 75% / Audience 59%

DVD release: Apr 2006

The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincente Minnelli  •  George Sidney  •  Roy Del Ruth  •  Charles Walters  •  Robert Lewis  •  Lemuel Ayers  •  Merrill Pye
CAST:  William Powell  •  Judy Garland  •  Lucille Ball  •  Fred Astaire

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

The Toast of New Orleans (1950) RT Audience 45%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Snooty opera singer meets a rough-and-tumble fisherman in the Louisiana bayous, but this fisherman can sing! Her agent lures him away to New Orleans to teach him to sing opera ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Mario Lanza  •  David Niven  •  J. Carrol Naish

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

That Midnight Kiss (1949) RT Audience 38%

DVD release: Jul 2007

Opera singer Prudence Budell (Kathryn Grayson), overhears truck driver Johnny Donnetti (Mario Lanza) singing opera, and persuades her opera company to give him a chance in her ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Mario Lanza  •  José Iturbi  •  Ethel Barrymore

It Happened in Brooklyn (1947) RT Audience 48%

DVD release: May 2008

Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Whorf
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Peter Lawford  •  Jimmy Durante

Thousands Cheer (1943) RT Audience 59%

Acrobat Eddie Marsh is in the army now. His first act is to become friendly with Kathryn Jones, the colonel's pretty daughter. Their romance hits a few snags, including ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  George Sidney
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gene Kelly  •  Mary Astor  •  John Boles

Seven Sweethearts (1942) RT Audience 100%

Little Deft Michigan follows the customs of old-world Holland and is known for its Tulip Festival. The owner of the hotel insists that his seven daughters marry in order, from ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Marsha Hunt  •  Cecilia Parker  •  Peggy Moran

The Vanishing Virginian (1942)

The perineal District Attorney and conservative southern patriarch cherishes the old ways and does his best to adjust to change.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Frank Borzage
CAST:  Frank Morgan  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Spring Byington  •  Natalie Thompson

The Kissing Bandit (1948) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: May 2008

Ricardo, the milquetoast son of a Mexican bandit, would rather lead a quiet life in Boston. But the family would rather that he follow in his father's footsteps and become ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance • Western
DIRECTION:  László Benedek
CAST:  Frank Sinatra  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  J. Carrol Naish  •  Mildred Natwick

Grounds for Marriage (1951)

Opera singer Ina Massine tries to win back former husband Dr. Lincoln I. Bartlett.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Robert Z. Leonard
CAST:  Van Johnson  •  Kathryn Grayson  •  Paula Raymond  •  Barry Sullivan

Two Sisters from Boston (1946) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Sep 1996

Abigail Chandler has written her stuffy Boston relatives that she's a successful opera singer in New York. In reality, she works at a burlesque house and is billed as High-C ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Henry Koster
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  June Allyson  •  Jimmy Durante  •  Peter Lawford

So This Is Love (1953)

DVD release: Jul 1998

Film biography of opera star Grace Moore, released in 1953.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Douglas
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Merv Griffin  •  Joan Weldon  •  Walter Abel

Gene Kelly: Anatomy of a Dancer (2002)

American Masters Series. Documentary on Gene Kelly that gives insight into his dancing, how he formed a style (first "blue collar dancer") and developed different cinematique ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Trachtenberg
CAST:  Stanley Tucci  •  Gene Kelly  •  Fred Astaire  •  Jeanine Basinger

The Desert Song (1953)

Shiek Yousseff, poses as a friend of the French while secretly plotting to overthrow them. Apposing Yousseff are the Riffs, whose secret leader, The Red Shadow, is Paul ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Gordon MacRae  •  Steve Cochran  •  Raymond Massey

Lovely to Look At (1952) RT Audience 31%

DVD release: May 1991

Three broke Broadway producers are desperately looking for backers for a new show. When they are about to give up, one of them discovers that they are an heir to a Parisian ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mervyn LeRoy
CAST:  Kathryn Grayson  •  Red Skelton  •  Howard Keel  •  Marge Champion