Most Popular Titles With Lew Brown


1. That's Entertainment! (1974)

G | 135 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.7
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Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby, Peter Lawford

Votes: 3,910

2. Sunnyside Up (1929)

121 min | Comedy, Musical

6.8
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Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less ... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White, El Brendel

Votes: 281

3. Good News (1947)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.0
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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken

Votes: 1,936

4. That's Entertainment! III (1994)

G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.6
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Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »

Directors: Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,095 | Gross: $0.27M

5. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)

60 min | Comedy, Family

7.7
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The Texaco Star Theatre was one of the most popular shows in the history of television. In the first year, Milton Berle was not the permanent emcee, but once he replaced the rotation, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Sid Stone, Jimmy Nelson, Arnold Stang

Votes: 70

6. Just Imagine (1930)

Passed | 113 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Musical

5.6
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New York, 1980: airplanes have replaced cars, numbers have replaced names, pills have replaced food, government-arranged marriages have replaced love, and test tube babies have replaced ...... See full summary »

Director: David Butler | Stars: El Brendel, Maureen O'Sullivan, John Garrick, Marjorie White

Votes: 454

7. Stand Up and Cheer! (1934)

Passed | 68 min | Comedy, Musical

5.7
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President Franklin Roosevelt appoints a theatrical producer as the new Secretary of Amusement in order to cheer up an American public still suffering through the Depression. The new ... See full summary »

Director: Hamilton MacFadden | Stars: Warner Baxter, Madge Evans, James Dunn, Sylvia Froos

Votes: 319

8. Indiscreet (1931)

Passed | 92 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

8.0
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A young woman jeopardizes the relationship with the man she loves when a no-account from her past shows up.

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Gloria Swanson, Ben Lyon, Monroe Owsley, Barbara Kent

Votes: 1,100

9. Flying High (1931)

Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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An eccentric inventor and his new flying machine are the focus of this musical comedy.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Bert Lahr, Charlotte Greenwood, Pat O'Brien, Kathryn Crawford

Votes: 138

10. Follow Thru (1930)

92 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as ... See full summary »

Directors: Lloyd Corrigan, Laurence Schwab | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Nancy Carroll, Zelma O'Neal, Jack Haley

Votes: 156

11. Musical Comedy Time (1950–1951)

60 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.6
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Live adaptations of operettas and Broadway musical comedies.

Stars: Melville Cooper, Kem Dibbs, Billy Gilbert, Erik Rhodes

Votes: 5

12. Strike Me Pink (1936)

Passed | 100 min | Comedy, Musical

7.1
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Meek Eddie Pink becomes manager of an amusement park beset by mobsters.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Eddie Cantor, Ethel Merman, Sally Eilers, Harry Parke

Votes: 271

13. Follow the Leader (1930)

Passed | 76 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.2
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Ed Wynn, a waiter, tries to get hit employers daughter a start on the stage; Ginger Rogers replaces Ethel Merman when Merman is kidnapped.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Ed Wynn, Ginger Rogers, Stanley Smith, Lou Holtz

Votes: 39

14. Good News (1930)

Passed | 90 min | Comedy, Musical

7.8
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Director: Nick Grinde | Stars: Mary Lawlor, Stanley Smith, Bessie Love, Cliff Edwards

Votes: 295

15. Straight Place and Show (1938)

Approved | 68 min | Comedy

5.7
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The Ritz Brothers go to the race track. They raise training end entrance money in a wrestling match and help a young man train the horse of his fiancée.

Director: David Butler | Stars: The Ritz Brothers, Richard Arlen, Ethel Merman, Phyllis Brooks

Votes: 47

16. Morton Downey in America's Greatest Composers Series, #2 (1932)

Passed | 20 min | Short, Music

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Director: Monte Brice | Stars: Morton Downey, Lew Brown, Ray Henderson

17. Texaco Star Theatre (1948–1956)
Episode: Episode #1.42 (1949)

Comedy, Family

7.6
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Milton Berle's guests include Ethel Merman, Teddy Hale, Keye Luke, acrobatic act Los Gattos, Teddy Hale, and composers Joan Whitney and Alex Kramer, Charles Tobias, Maud Nugent and Lou ... See full summary »

Stars: Milton Berle, Allen Roth, Los Gottos, Keye Luke

Votes: 5

18. Musical Comedy Time (1950–1951)
Episode: Flying High (1951)

Comedy, Musical, Romance

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Stars: Gene Barry, Dorothy Claire, Mark Dawson, Bert Lahr