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Rose-Marie (1936)

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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R.O. Myerson
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Romeo
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John Flower
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Belle
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Boniface
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Anna Roderick
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Mr. Daniells
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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 <tford@ucs.indiana.edu>

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Jeanette MacDonald and Nelson Eddy in the most famous film of their careers! (re-release) See more »


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31 January 1936 (USA)  »

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Indian Love Call  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

MGM's original intention was to film in Technicolor and to star Grace Moore. If these plans had gone through, this would have been MGM's first feature-length Technicolor film. However, Moore decided to pass on the film, Jeanette MacDonald was cast, photography switched to black-and-white, and this film became one of the biggest musical successes in MGM's history. See more »

Goofs

When Sgt. Bruce is taking Marie de Flor across the lake in a rowboat, he paddles only on the right side. The couple are in a canoe. It is common in canoeing to paddle on one side employing a J-stroke--adding a lateral slip to counteract yaw. See more »

Quotes

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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Featured in Precious Images (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Pardon Me Madame
(1936) (uncredited)
Music by Herbert Stothart
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Sung by Jeanette MacDonald and Chorus
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High Camp That We Love
18 June 2002 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

When you see this film, you must remember that these were America's Singing Sweethearts and movies were very different than they are today. We were just coming off of the Great Depression and moviegoers needed something frothy and light to forget their troubles. Nelson Eddy and Jeanette McDonald were just the ticket. Although they may not have been the greatest actors in film (especially Eddy), they were beautiful to look at and when they began to sing, you were swept away. The story line was never very important.....it was just a framing device until the next song. That's what people came to see and hear...it was all so romantic. So, put aside any thought of Academy Award acting and if it's a little bit corny, just ignore it.....instead get caught up in the sound of two of the most glorious voices in screen history.....together they epitomized the romantic ideal. After almost 70 years, it's still wonderful!!!


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