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Look for the Silver Lining (1949)

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This musical biopic chronicles the vaudeville-to-Broadway story of 1920s' star Marilyn Miller (June Haver). From her start on the boards in Findlay, Ohio, Marilyn sings and dances her way ... See full summary »

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This musical biopic chronicles the vaudeville-to-Broadway story of 1920s' star Marilyn Miller (June Haver). From her start on the boards in Findlay, Ohio, Marilyn sings and dances her way to Broadway stardom, frequently in company with her mentor, dancer Jack Donahue (Ray Bolger). Written by Dan Navarro <daneldorado@yahoo.com>

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30 July 1949 (USA)  »

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Joan Leslie was originally considered for the Marilyn Miller role before June Haver was cast. See more »

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In the opening framing sequence, late-1940's model cars are seen in the background as the camera shows the theater where Marilyn Miller is going to star in a revival of "Sally." Marilyn Miller died in 1936. See more »

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Can't Yo' Heah Me Callin' Caroline
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Music by Caro Roma
Lyrics by William H. Gardner
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11 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Cherry10 could not have known Marylin Miller in the 60's. Marylin Miller died in April, 1936. She died after complications from sinus surgery. The movie only touches on this at the beginning when she became dizzy while dancing at the rehearsal. The movie takes some artistic license in presenting only "the sunny side of life" for Marylin, with the exception of the death of her first husband, Frank Carter. She actually went on to marry three more times. The movie succeeded in bringing an entertaining musical to the screen and did serve as a showcase for Ray Bolger. June Haver was able to keep up with him and did shine in her dance numbers.


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