MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,001 this week

I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 129 users  
Reviews: 11 user

The life and career of famed American composer Stephen Foster.

Director:

Writer:

(screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 85 titles
created 02 Oct 2012
 
a list of 521 titles
created 18 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1350 titles
created 11 Jan 2013
 
a list of 20 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: I Dream of Jeanie (1952)

I Dream of Jeanie (1952) on IMDb 6.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of I Dream of Jeanie.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Calendar Girl (1947)
Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

A songwriter finds out that his beautiful girlfriend is going to be an artist's model.

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Jane Frazee, William Marshall, Gail Patrick
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Sierra Nevada Jones must fight a villainous rancher to regain the land that is rightfully hers.

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Barbara Stanwyck, Ronald Reagan, Gene Evans
Midnight Mary (1933)
Certificate: Passed Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment ... See full summary »

Director: William A. Wellman
Stars: Loretta Young, Franchot Tone, Ricardo Cortez
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sophisticated comedy: a trio of money hungry women who all have sugar daddies who keep them in the lap of luxury, even as they drive the men crazy. Each woman represents a different ... See full summary »

Director: Lowell Sherman
Stars: Joan Blondell, Madge Evans, Ina Claire
Drama | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Dana Andrews, Jane Powell, Don Dubbins
Action | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: John Lund, Brian Donlevy, Audrey Totter
Adventure | Comedy | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Rocky and Puddin' Head are waiting tables at an inn on Tortuga when a letter given them by Lady Jane for delivery to Martingale gets switched with a treasure map. Kidd and Bonney kidnap them to Skull Island to find said treasure.

Director: Charles Lamont
Stars: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Charles Laughton
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Jeannie uses her magic powers to thwart her sister, Jeannie II, who has designs on Major Nelson.

Director: William Asher
Stars: Barbara Eden, Bill Daily, Hayden Rorke
Swanee River (1939)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

More fictional than factual biography of Stephen Foster. Songwriter from Pittsburgh falls in love with the South, marries a Southern gal (Leeds), then is accused of sympathizing when the ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Stars: Don Ameche, Andrea Leeds, Al Jolson
I Still Dream of Jeannie (TV Movie 1991)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Col. Nelson is on a long-term, top-secret space mission. Jeannie cannot bring him home (temporarily) to hear their son's important academic presentation without knowing exactly where he is ... See full summary »

Director: Joseph L. Scanlan
Stars: Barbara Eden, Christopher Bolton, Bill Daily
Montana Belle (1952)
Certificate: Passed Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

In a fictionalized biography, Oklahoma outlaw Belle Starr meets the Dalton gang when rescued from lynching by Bob Dalton, who falls for her. So do gang member Mac and wealthy saloon owner ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Jane Russell, George Brent, Scott Brady
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Mobster Ron Candell is set up by his underlings - principally Andy Damon - and is convicted of murder. He escapes but finds himself in a nuclear testing area. He survives the blast but his ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Dwan
Stars: Ron Randell, Debra Paget, Elaine Stewart
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Middleton ...
Edwin P. Christy
Bill Shirley ...
Muriel Lawrence ...
Inez McDowell
Eileen Christy ...
Jeanie McDowell
Rex Allen ...
Mr. Tambo
Lynn Bari ...
Mrs. McDowell
Dick Simmons ...
Dunning Foster (as Richard Simmons)
Scott Elliott ...
Milford Wilson (as Robert Neil)
Andrew Tombes ...
R.E. Howard
James Dobson ...
Spike
Percy Helton ...
Mr. Horker
Glen Turnbull ...
Glenn Turnbull / Speciality Dancer (as Glenn Turnbull)
Louise Beavers ...
Mammy
James Kirkwood ...
Doctor
...
Freddie (as Carl Dean Switzer)
Edit

Storyline

The life and career of famed American composer Stephen Foster.

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis


Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

15 June 1952 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Canzone del Mississipi  »

Box Office

Budget:

$515,134 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Color:

(Trucolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

[Stephen shows the sheet music from his first song to two of his friends]
First Co-Worker: Let's see where it says you wrote it!
Stephen Foster: Well, I guess it doesn't say.
Second Co-Worker: Did you get much for it?
Stephen Foster: Oh, he didn't pay me anything.
First Co-Worker: Did you even get any royalties?
Stephen Foster: Listen, he's doing me a big favor just to print it - didn't charge me a cent.
Second Co-Worker: Boy, how 'bout that minstrel man, Christy? Didn't he pay ya?
Stephen Foster: Certainly not. I'm proud to have him sing it.
First Co-Worker: Gee, it looks like you oughta get a little something just for thinkin' it up!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in It's Always Fair Weather (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

On Wings of Song
Written by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Performed by Muriel Lawrence
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Be afraid, be very, very, afraid...
20 April 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just picked up this film for a buck at National Wholesale Liquidators, and after watching it, I feel like I got ripped-off.

I don't know that I've seen a worse film than this. Honestly. And I would never write a negative review of a film had I not such enormous respect for the subject matter, that is, Stephen Foster and his music.

First, what is it? It's a musical biography? Yeah, lot's of tunes by Foster then interspersed here and there are these pseudo-Broadway-Jerome Kern-type numbers that reek more than the Mississippi delta. I mean, somebody got PAID to write this drivel? Secondly, the REAL story of Foster is a fascinating one. Why not even come CLOSE to it? Thirdly, what did they have on the great Ray Middleton to get him to do this film? Pictures of him with small boys?? With communists? What a waste of a great talent.

So, friends of Foster, and the truth, and good entertainment, be afraid... be very, very, afraid.


1 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss I Dream of Jeanie (1952) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?