Search results for "Mary Martin"

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Love Thy Neighbor (1940) RT Audience 100%

Capitalizing on the famous radio 'feud' between comedians Jack Benny and Fred Allen. The two stars play versions of themselves, constantly at each other's throats due to real ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Sandrich
CAST:  Jack Benny  •  Fred Allen  •  Mary Martin  •  Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson

True to Life (1943)

A writer for a radio program needs some fresh ideas to juice up his show. For inspiration, he rents a room with a typical American family and begins to secretly write about ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Franchot Tone  •  Dick Powell  •  Victor Moore

The Great Victor Herbert (1939)

In his last film assignment, portly Walter Connolly fills the title role (in more ways than one) in The Great Victor Herbert. Very little of Herbert's life story is ...  (more)

GENRES: Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew L. Stone
CAST:  Allan Jones  •  Mary Martin  •  Walter Connolly  •  Lee Bowman

Birth of the Blues (1941) RT Audience 60%

DVD release: May 2003

Jeff grows up near Basin Street in New Orleans, playing his clarinet with the dock workers. He puts together a band, the Basin Street Hot-Shots, which includes a cornet player ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Mary Martin  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Carolyn Lee

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)

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

Mary Martin and Ethel Merman: The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (1953)

The program was the first so-called "Television Spectacular". Ford presented the show without commercial interruption. It is believed to be the first time that Edward R. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Ethel Merman

Peter Pan (1960) RT Audience 76%

DVD release: Sep 1999

In this magical tale about the boy who refuses to grow up, Peter Pan and his mischievous fairy sidekick Tinkerbell visit the nursery of Wendy, Michael and John Darling. With a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  Vincent J. Donehue
CAST:  Cyril Ritchard  •  Mary Martin  •  Lynn Fontanne

A Bing Crosby Christmas (1998)

The program on this DVD is basically a retrospective produced in the early 1990s for public television that was originally called «A Bing Crosby Christmas: Just Like the Ones ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Documentary • Music
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Kathryn Crosby  •  Gene Kelly  •  Fred Astaire

Happy Go Lucky (1943) RT Audience 50%

A gold-digger hopes to land a rich husband in Trinidad, but gets mixed up with a beach boy and voodoo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Mary Martin  •  Dick Powell  •  Betty Hutton  •  Eddie Bracken

New York Town (1941)

Victor Ballard, a happy-go-lucky albeit impoverished sidewalk photographer, shares a New York City studio apartment with Polish immigrant painter Stefan Janowski. The big city ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Charles Vidor
CAST:  Fred MacMurray  •  Mary Martin  •  Akim Tamiroff  •  Robert Preston

Rhythm on the River (1940) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Popular songwriter Oliver Courtney has been getting by for years using one ghost writer for his music and another for his lyrics. When both writers meet at an inn, they fall ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Victor Schertzinger
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Mary Martin  •  Basil Rathbone  •  Oscar Levant

Star Spangled Rhythm (1942) RT Audience 50%

DVD release: Jul 1994

Pop, a security guard at Paramount has told his son that he's the head of the studio. When his son arrives in Hollywood on shore leave with his buddies, Pop enlists the aid of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  George Marshall
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Bob Hope  •  Fred MacMurray  •  Franchot Tone

The Eternal Sapho (1916)

Silent film drama...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bertram Bracken
CAST:  Theda Bara  •  James Cooley  •  Walter P. Lewis  •  Hattie Delaro

'Til There Was You (1997) RT 5% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Dec 2001

Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. It took them twenty years to fall in love at first sight.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Scott Winant
CAST:  Sarah Jessica Parker  •  Jeanne Tripplehorn  •  Dylan McDermott  •  Karen Allen

White Angel (1994)

Ellen Carter's career is on the rocks. She hasn't written a worthy novel since her husband went missing and she was suspected by the police of murdering him. To top it all off ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Chris Jones
CAST:  Harriet Robinson  •  Don Henderson  •  Peter Firth  •  Catherine Arton

Clean and Sober (1988) RT 58% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2004

Hotshot real estate salesman Daryl has a bad cocaine habit. After embezzling his company's money, he wakes up next to a girl who overdosed. To hide from the police, he checks ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Gordon Caron
CAST:  Michael Keaton  •  Kathy Baker  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Tate Donovan

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