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Look for the Silver Lining (1949)

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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Stern vom Broadway  »

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Trivia

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

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When Marilyn Miller returns to New York from London in 1914, the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building are seen on the New York skyline. These were not built until the 1920s (the Empire State was finished and opened in 1931). See more »

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San Antonio
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Music by Egbert Van Alstyne
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A Broadway BIOP
6 August 2006 | by (Winchester, UK) – See all my reviews

I have read a lot about Marilyn Miller from Indiana to Broadway and it seems that she was indeed a great Broadway star, especially in the 20s. I think this is the best movie June Haver ever done, of her 15 she made,and the whole concept of the time, era, clothes and background seems to come to life, with an extra lift. MM was supposed to have been a perfectionist on stage and did not like anyone in the cast who was not the same. JH does not quite get this part correct but at least she has a damn good try. The supporting cast from Ray Bolger to Gordon Macrae are also good and overall a thoroughly entertaining musical. I eagerly watch for it to come on TV and I would not miss it for the world.


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