6.5/10
248
9 user

Shine on Harvest Moon (1944)

Approved | | Biography, Musical | 8 April 1944 (USA)
Biographical movie about the early 20th century Broadway stars Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.

Director:

Writers:

(story), (screenplay) | 3 more credits »
Reviews

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Army sergeants Dave and "Fixit" spend a three-day pass in Pasadena, where they meet Janet and Cora, two young women who work in a parachute factory.

Director: Delmer Daves
Stars: Dennis Morgan, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark
Pretty Baby (1950)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A young working girl, trying to find a way to get a seat on the subway, takes along a baby doll to insure a way. She ends up getting stuck in a thick plot to sell an ad to a rich client who... See full summary »

Director: Bretaigne Windust
Stars: Dennis Morgan, Betsy Drake, Zachary Scott
Action | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Inspired by Churchill's Dunkirk speech, brash, undisciplined bush pilot Brian MacLean and three friends enlist in the RCAF but are deemed too old to be fliers.

Director: Michael Curtiz
Stars: James Cagney, Dennis Morgan, Brenda Marshall
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Aircraft workers during during World War II become involved in a love triangle.

Director: Lloyd Bacon
Stars: Ann Sheridan, Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson
All I Desire (1953)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In 1910, a wayward mother re-visits the family she deserted.

Director: Douglas Sirk
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Richard Carlson, Lyle Bettger
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Jan Stewart, a new teacher at The Oaks, a boys' boarding school, becomes instructor and mother-figure to a class of twelve. She must overcome the disapproval of Joe Hargrave, head of the ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Z. Leonard
Stars: Greer Garson, Robert Ryan, Barry Sullivan
Biography | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The life of Irish tenor Chauncey Olcott is chronicled from his childhood to his days as the toast of New York. In between, his rise to the top is complicated by romances with two women: his... See full summary »

Director: David Butler
Stars: Dennis Morgan, Andrea King, Arlene Dahl
Certificate: Passed Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An amnesiac World War I veteran falls in love with a music hall star, only to suffer an accident which restores his original memories but erases his post-war life.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy
Stars: Ronald Colman, Greer Garson, Philip Dorn
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance.

Director: Mitchell Leisen
Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Ralph Bellamy
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Everyweek Newsmagazine editor Richard Kurt pursues psuedo-portait artist Marion Forsythe on her arrival from Europe after painting (and possibly being involved with) notables all over the ... See full summary »

Director: Edward H. Griffith
Stars: Ann Harding, Robert Montgomery, Edward Everett Horton
Certificate: Passed Comedy | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A woman pretends to be royalty in order to get aboard a cruise ship.

Director: William K. Howard
Stars: Carole Lombard, Fred MacMurray, Douglass Dumbrille
Adventure (1945)
Drama | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Dark, romantic, complicated drama about a rowdy merchant marine and sophisticated librarian who clash over their lifestyles and values - and then fall in love.

Director: Victor Fleming
Stars: Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondell
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
...
...
...
Blanche Mallory
...
...
...
Bob Murphy ...
Police Sergeant
The Four Step Brothers ...
Dance Team
Edit

Storyline

Biographical movie about the early 20th century Broadway stars Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Biography | Musical

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 April 1944 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Melodia do Amor  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

| (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film's earliest documented telecasts took place in Cincinnati Thursday 26 July 1956 on WKRC (Channel 12), in Tucson Tuesday 7 August 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9), in both Salt Lake City and Bellingham WA Wednesday 29 August 1956 on KUTV (Channel 2) and on KVOS (Channel 12), in San Francisco Friday 7 September 1956 on KRON (Channel 4), in Boston Wednesday 12 September 1956 on WBZ (Channel 4), in Phoenix Monday 22 October 1956 on KVAR (Channel 12), and in Portland OR Monday 19 November 1956 on KOIN (Channel 6). See more »

Goofs

Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth debuted "Shine On, Harvest Moon" in Florenz Ziegfeld's Follies of 1908, yet the theater marquee reads Ziegfeld Revue - Follies Of 1907. See more »

Quotes

Nora Bayes: [sings] Shine on, shine on, Harvest Moon, up in the sky / I ain't had no loving since January, February, March, April, May, June or July / Snow time, ain't no time to stay outdoors and spoon / So, shine on, shine on, Harvest Moon, for me and my pal.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Let's Sing a Song About the Moonlight (1948) See more »

Soundtracks

The Sidewalks of New York
(1894) (uncredited)
Music by Charles Lawlor
In the score when a New York scene is shown
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A weak musical propped up by a strong cast
28 May 2007 | by See all my reviews

A weak musical propped up by a strong cast with only the title number a stand out from a mediocre crop of songs.

I don't know much about the musical and matrimonial partnership of Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth, but I doubt this movie give is an accurate representation. A previous reviewer noted that Norworth was the 2nd of Baynes five husbands, their union ending in divorce, somewhat souring with fact the sugary, idealistic portrayal of their partnership in this biopic.

Jack Carson and Dennis Morgan made a number of satisfying films together - this is not one of them.

Also, there's a pretty awful song about how dumb one of the characters is. Meant in fun, maybe, but less than rewarding in execution.


5 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page