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Till the Clouds Roll By (1946)

Unrated  |   |  Biography, Musical  |  3 January 1947 (USA)
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Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of ... See full summary »

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June Allyson / Jane (segment: "Leave It to Jane")
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Sally Hessler
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James I. Hessler
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Bandleader in Elite Club
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Gower Champion ...
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Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: 'Showboat'. Written by Stewart M. Clamen <clamen@cs.cmu.edu>

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The mammoth musical of Jerome Kern's dramatic life story!

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Biography | Musical

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3 January 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Silver Lining  »

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Budget:

$2,841,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,724,000 (USA)
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(Western Electric Sound System)

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Goofs

When Charles Frohman sails to England, the pier worker removes a sign saying "S.S. Lusitania". The Lusitania was a Royal Mail Ship, thus it should have said, "R.M.S. Lusitania". See more »

Quotes

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Show Boat
Broadway Premiere Sequence:
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by MGM Studio Orchestra and Chorus
1. Cotton Blossom
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Performed by MGM Studio Orchestra and Chorus
2. Where's The Mate For Me?
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Tony Martin
3. Make Believe
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Kathryn Grayson and Tony Martin
4. Life Upon The Wicked Stage
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Virginia O'Brien and Women's Chorus
5. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Lena Horne
6. Ol' Man River
Music by Jerome Kern
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Sung by Caleb Peterson, Frieda Shaw's Ethiopian Chorus, and Chorus
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GREAT CLASSIC FILM STARS OF THE PAST!
31 August 2003 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film has a cast of Giants of the Silver Screen, Frank Sinatra looking like a baby face who was American's Top Male Singer of the 1940's, every young ladies heart throb! Robert Walker(Jerome Kern) "Stranger's on A Train" '52 played a great role as the composer of "Show Boat" and many other great musicals. The cast of June Allyson, Van Heflin and Lena Horne "Stormy Weather" '40s and even Angela Lansbury, of "Murder She Wrote" appeared in this great film. Vincenti Minnelli, Judy Garland's husband at the time made this a must see film for all generations to enjoy. If you love good romantic music which will live on forever and ever, see this wonderful refreshing film which will warm your heart and soul!


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