Search results for "Vera-Ellen"

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The Belle of New York (1952) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Jul 2007

In squeaky-clean New York at the turn of the century, playboy Charlie Hill falls so much in love that he can walk on air. The object of his affections is beautiful Angela ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Charles Walters
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Marjorie Main  •  Keenan Wynn

Three Little Words (1950) RT Audience 80%

DVD release: Apr 2006

Song-and-dance man Bert Kalmar can't continue his stage career after an injury for while, so he has to earn his money as a lyricst. Per chance he meets composer Harry Ruby and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Thorpe
CAST:  Fred Astaire  •  Red Skelton  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Arlene Dahl

White Christmas (1954) RT 76% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Two talented song-and-dance men team up after the war to become one of the hottest acts in show business. In time they befriend and become romantically involved with the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Curtiz
CAST:  Bing Crosby  •  Danny Kaye  •  Rosemary Clooney  •  Vera-Ellen

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

Love Happy (1949)

The Marx Brothers help young Broadway hopefuls when they get mixed up with gangsters due to a tin of sardines containing Romanoff diamonds.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  David Miller
CAST:  Groucho Marx  •  Harpo Marx  •  Leonard Marx  •  Ilona Massey

Wonder Man (1945) RT 100% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Sep 1998

Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Music
DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Donald Woods

Words and Music (1948)

Encomium to Larry Hart (1895-1943), seen through the fictive eyes of his song-writing partner, Richard Rodgers (1902-1979): from their first meeting, through lean years and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Judy Garland  •  Mickey Rooney  •  Janet Leigh  •  June Allyson

Three Little Girls in Blue (1946) RT Audience 38%

Three sisters go to Atlantic City with hopes of finding rich husbands.  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. Bruce Humberstone
CAST:  June Haver  •  Vivian Blaine  •  Vera-Ellen  •  George Montgomery

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

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

On the Town (1949) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: May 2000

Three sailors - Gabey, Chip and Ozzie - let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same! Gabey falls head over heels for "Miss Turnstiles of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gene Kelly  •  Stanley Donen
CAST:  Gene Kelly  •  Frank Sinatra  •  Jules Munshin  •  Betty Garrett

The Kid from Brooklyn (1946) RT 60% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2007

Shy milkman Burleigh Sullivan accidentally knocks out drunken Speed McFarlane, a champion boxer who was flirting with Burleigh's sister. The newspapers get hold of the story ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Norman Z. McLeod
CAST:  Danny Kaye  •  Virginia Mayo  •  Vera-Ellen  •  Steve Cochran

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