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1. Casablanca (1942)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Romance, War
Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.
2. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
Approved | 126 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.
3. Ball of Fire (1941)
Passed | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A group of ivory-tower lexicographers realize they need to hear how real people talk, and end up helping a beautiful singer avoid police and escape from the Mob.
4. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Romance
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.
5. The Devil and Miss Jones (1941)
Approved | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
A tycoon goes undercover to ferret out agitators at a department store, but gets involved in their lives instead.
6. In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
102 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Musical remake of 1940 "Shop Around the Corner" by Lubitch.
7. Wonder Man (1945)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Fantasy
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 body in the lake... See full summary »
8. Hollywood Canteen (1944)
Approved | 124 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two soldiers on sick leave spend three nights at the Hollywood Canteen before going back to active duty. With a little friendly help from John Garfield, Slim gets to kiss Joan Leslie, whom ... See full summary »
9. Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.
Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, I.A.L. Diamond, Sixto Pondal Ríos, Carlos A. Olivari | Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore
10. Thank Your Lucky Stars (1943)
Approved | 127 min | Comedy, Musical
Two producers are putting together a wartime charity show with an all-star cast but the egotism of radio personality Eddie Cantor disrupts their plans.
11. Tea for Two (1950)
Approved | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a ... See full summary »
12. San Antonio (1945)
Approved | 109 min | Romance, Western
Tough dance hall girl working for the local villain falls for a cowboy trying to clean up the town.
13. Montana (1950)
Approved | 76 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
An Australian sheepman comes to Montana looking for grazing space, is opposed by local ranchers and a wealthy cattle-woman.
14. My Dream Is Yours (1949)
101 min | Comedy, Musical
Conceited singer Garry Mitchell refuses to renew his radio contract, so agent Doug Blake decides to find a new personality to replace Garry. In New York, he finds Martha Gibson, a single ... See full summary »
15. Lullaby of Broadway (1951)
92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Pretty Melinda Howard has been abroad singing with a musical troupe. She decides to return home to surprise her mother whom she thinks is a successful Broadway star with a mansion in ... See full summary »
16. The Student Prince (1954)
Approved | 107 min | Musical
A prince has a romance with a barmaid before he must give up personal happiness for duty.
17. The Dolly Sisters (1945)
Approved | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Musical
Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs.
18. That Night in Rio (1941)
Approved | 91 min | Comedy, Musical
An entertainer in Rio impersonates a wealthy aristocrat. When the aristocrat's wife asks him to carry the impersonation further, complications ensue.
19. Never Say Goodbye (1946)
Approved | 97 min | Comedy
Phil and Ellen Gayley have been divorced for a year, and their 8-year old daughter, Flip, is very unhappy that her parents are not together. Flip starts a correspondence with a marine, ... See full summary »
20. Small Town Girl (1953)
92 min | Musical, Romance
Rick Belrow Livingston, in love with Broadway star Lisa, is sentenced to 30 days in jail for speeding through a small town. He persuades the judge's daughter Cindy to let him leave for one ... See full summary »
21. It's a Big Country: An American Anthology (1951)
89 min | Comedy, Drama
The story, told in eight episodes, covers different facets of the American Spirit, from racial and religious tolerance to the dangers of self-centeredness and myopic reasoning. The parables... See full summary »
Writers: Dore Schary, William Ludwig, Edgar Brooke, Helen Deutsch, Ray Chordes, Isobel Lennart, Claudia Cranston, Allen Rivkin, Lucille Schlossberg, Dorothy Kingsley, George Wells, Joseph Petracca | Directors: Clarence Brown, Don Hartman, John Sturges, Richard Thorpe, Charles Vidor, Don Weis, William A. Wellman | Stars: Ethel Barrymore, Keefe Brasselle, Gary Cooper, Nancy Reagan
22. It's a Date (1940)
Approved | 103 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An aspiring actress is offered the lead in a major new play, but discovers that her mother, a more seasoned performer, expects the same part. The situation is further complicated when they both become involved with the same man.
24. My Love Came Back (1940)
Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Amelia is a gifted violinist who is in danger of quitting the Brissac Academy of Music. Julius arranges to have a scholarship given to her through his employee Tony so that Julius can ... See full summary »
25. The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady (1950)
Approved | 104 min | Comedy, Musical
Patricia O'Grady is the daughter of Irish Vaudeville performer, Rosie O'Grady, and is being raised along with her sisters by her father who believes the Vaudeville life contributed to his ... See full summary »
26. Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)
Approved | 112 min | Biography, Musical
Biographical movie about the early 20th century Broadway stars Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.
27. Two Guys from Milwaukee (1946)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy
Balkan Prince Henry has two wishes, to meet Lauren Bacall and see the "real" America. He befriends cabbie Buzz Williams and, without knowing the microphone is live, the two stage a debate ... See full summary »
28. Seven Sweethearts (1942)
Passed | 98 min | Musical, Romance
Covering the tulip festival in Little Delft, Michigan, reporter Henry Taggart takes a room at an inn ran by an eccentric old Dutchman, Mr. Van Maaster and his seven daughters. The eldest, ... See full summary »
29. Look for the Silver Lining (1949)
106 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
This musical biopic chronicles the vaudeville-to-Broadway story of 1920s' star Marilyn Miller (June Haver). From her start on the boards in Findlay, Ohio, Marilyn sings and dances her way ... See full summary »
30. Whiplash (1948)
91 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport
A struggling artist becomes a New York City prizefighter in an attempt to win the affection of the ring promoter's night club singing sister.
31. Spring Parade (1940)
89 min | Comedy, Musical
In this light and lovely romantic musical, a Hungarian woman(Deanna Durbin) attends a Viennese fair and buys a card from a gypsy fortune teller. It says that she will meet someone important... See full summary »
32. April Showers (1948)
94 min | Musical
A married couple who have a song-and-dance act in vaudeville are in trouble. Their struggling act is going nowhere, they're almost broke and they have to do something to get them back on ... See full summary »
33. Cinderella Jones (1946)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical
Judy Jones, sings with a band and also works at an aircraft plant. She takes part in a "missing heirs" radio program and is discovered to be an heiress to a fortune. But the will provides ... See full summary »
34. The Time, the Place and the Girl (1946)
Approved | 105 min | Musical, Comedy, Romance
The stuffy manager of lovely opera singer Vicki Cassel and her uncle, a classical conductor, is determined to close down the noisy nightclub that's next door to the Cassels' home. The ... See full summary »
35. Sugarfoot (1951)
Passed | 80 min | Western, Action, Romance
Arriving in Arizona on a wagon train in 1866 former Confederate officer Jackson Redan partners with local businessman Don Miguel while their competitor Asa Goodhue is joined by opportunistic drifter Jacob Stint.
36. Embraceable You (1948)
80 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
The killer Sammy and his driver Eddie Novoc accidentally run over Marie Willens while fleeing a murder scene. The pursuing detective Matt Hethron is sure that Eddie is guilty, but he cannot... See full summary »
37. Painting the Clouds with Sunshine (1951)
87 min | Musical
When boyfriend Vince Nichols won't give up his gambling, Abby joins vaudeville partners Carol and June in a trek to Las Vegas searching for millionaires, followed by playboy Ted Lansing ... See full summary »
39. Wintertime (1943)
Approved | 82 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Nora and her uncle get railroaded into spending the night at a broken-down hotel in Canada. After Nora falls for the handsome owner, she convinces her uncle to invest in the inn and ... See full summary »
41. Oh, You Beautiful Doll (1949)
93 min | Biography, Musical
In the early 1900s, song plugger Larry Kelly chances to meet Alfred Breitenbach, poor opera composer...and his lovely daughter Doris, who falls for Larry. To improve their acquaintance, ... See full summary »
42. Broadway (1942)
Approved | 91 min | Crime, Drama, Music
George Raft, playing himself, recalls his days on Broadway, where he acquired a reputation as a great dancer--and also one as a brawler, a ladies man and an associate of some of the city's most notorious gangsters.
44. The Friendship Train (1948)
14 min | Documentary, Short
Two years after the end of World War II, many people in France and Italy were still ill-fed. Washington newspaper columnist Drew Pearson decided to launch a program that would help feed ... See full summary »
45. The Man Who Lost Himself (1941)
72 min | Comedy
John Evans encounters his lookalike, Malcolm Scott. When Scott is killed in an accident, Evans finds himself mistaken for Scott and decides to do some good in his new role.
49. Der Himmel auf Erden (1927)
91 min | Comedy
Reinhold Schünzel plays the rigid representative Traugott Bellmann, who publicly condemns the low morals of the night life. Although Belmann's stance is supported by his wife, he is ... See full summary »
Writers: Wilhelm Jacobi, Arthur Lippschütz, Alfred Schirokauer, Reinhold Schünzel | Directors: Alfred Schirokauer, Reinhold Schünzel | Stars: Reinhold Schünzel, Charlotte Ander, Adele Sandrock, Erich Kaiser-Titz
50. Her Majesty Love (1931)
94 min | Comedy
Fred von Wellingen is a wealthy industrialist, part of a large family-owned corporation. Fred has fallen for Lia, a comely bartender in the Berlin Cabaret. He proposes to her, much to the ... See full summary »