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Rose-Marie (1936)

An incognito opera singer falls for a policeman who has been assigned to track down her fugitive brother.

Director:

W.S. Van Dyke

Writers:

Frances Goodrich (screen play), Albert Hackett (screen play) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Jeanette MacDonald ... Marie de Flor
Nelson Eddy ... Sergeant Bruce
Reginald Owen ... R.O. Myerson
Allan Jones ... Romeo
James Stewart ... John Flower
Alan Mowbray ... Premier
Gilda Gray ... Belle
George Regas ... Boniface
Robert Greig ... Hotel Manager
Una O'Connor ... Anna Roderick
Lucien Littlefield ... Storekeeper
David Niven ... Teddy (as David Nivens)
Herman Bing ... Mr. Daniells
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Storyline

Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance ensues, resulting in several love duets between the two. Written by Tom Ford <tford@ucs.indiana.edu>

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An opera star. A mountie. The Canadian Rockies. See more »


Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1936 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Rose Marie See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

When MGM released its 1954 remake of Rose Marie, the studio ceased further distribution of its earlier film versions so as not to compete with the remake's box office take. The 1928 silent film disappeared entirely, and is now considered lost. The 1936 version turned up on television with a new title, Indian Love Call, to minimize confusion, as the more recent 1954 version was also leased to local television stations. See more »

Goofs

After the store clerk (Lucien Littlefield) tells Marie (Jeanette MacDonald) to go to the Mounted Police she wanders through the village and sees a poster stating that her brother Jack (James Stewart) is wanted for murder. The poster gives Jack's height as 6'1". Shortly afterwards, she again sees a copy of the poster listing his height as 6'1". Shortly after that she sees a third poster where Jack's height is listed as 5'8". (James Stewart was actually 6'3" tall.) See more »

Quotes

Marie de Flor: That's the worst orchestra and the worst conductor I've ever sung with!
[To the tenor]
Marie de Flor: And what was the idea of holding every high A longer than I did?!?
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Soundtracks

Rose Marie
(1924) (uncredited)
Music by Rudolf Friml
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Otto A. Harbach
Sung by Nelson Eddy
Played often in the score
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What an incredible voice she had!
19 November 2006 | by nodakbutterflySee all my reviews

I am in my 60's and would have missed this movie, but for my 87 year old mother....an opera buff. She recorded it for me and sent it along on a VHS tape which I avoided at all costs. Last night I plugged it in and have re watched it at least 8 times. I researched the famous book about them in real life, and could not believe her voice.....it was like something surreal to me. I loved this movie so much that I am now ordering ALL the movies made by America's Sweethearts. It is so hard for me to realize the personal life tragedies this pair faced. I recommend this movie to any artist, singer, or person with a tender heart and soul out there! You would not be sorry. You would be captivated.


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