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Rose-Marie (1936)

Passed  |   |  Musical, Romance, Adventure  |  31 January 1936 (USA)
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance... See full summary »



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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several love duets between the two. Written by Tom Ford <>

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Release Date:

31 January 1936 (USA)  »

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Indian Love Call  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Previously made as a silent film starring Joan Crawford, Rose-Marie (1928). Later remade in Technicolor starring Ann Blyth, Rose Marie (1954). See more »


When the Sgt. returns to the room to find Rose Marie gone, he wakes the manager for entry, when the manager enters the room he has a noticeably different night shirt on than before he entered, one has vertical stripes the other horizontal. See more »


Marie de Flor: That's the worst orchestra and the worst conductor I've ever sung with!
[To the tenor]
Marie de Flor: And what was the idea of holding every high A longer than I did?!?
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(1925) (uncredited)
Music by Harry Akst
Lyrics by Sam Lewis and Joe Young
Sung by Jeanette MacDonald
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4 January 2001 | by (Sacramento, CA) – See all my reviews

Forget the super-sweet aspects of this film. Forget the paper-thin storyline. To jump on this film using the standards that today's audience's exact is totally unfair. This film was released in 1936 when the US was in the midst of the Great Depression and people needed mind candy that was super-sugarcoated. But, before you ring off to surf some other site, listen the music created by two rather mediocre singers. Their voices create a sound that is incredible. They did again and again too. From their biographies written by their children who discovered their love letters long after both Eddy and MacDonald were dead, it seems that the love clinches were more earnest than mere acting. But, forget even that bit of gossip. Listen to the sound that these two made, in love with each other or not. It is something magic. And, fans, we just don't see much of that anymore.

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