Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who ... See full summary »
Johnny Brett and King Shaw are an unsuccessful dance team in New York. A producer discovers Brett as the new partner for Clare Bennett, but Brett, who thinks he is one of the people they lent money to gives him the name of his partner.
In squeaky-clean New York at the turn of the century, playboy Charlie Hill falls so much in love that he can walk on air. The object of his affections is beautiful Angela Bonfils, a mission... See full summary »
Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade.Written by
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MGM Records issued a truncated sound track album in conjunction with the film's 1949 release, which, like In the Good Old Summertime (1949), was issued only on the 78rpm speed, with no ten-inch LP released. Only four numbers were included, leaving six omitted: "A Weekend in the Country," "Bouncin' the Blues," "Sabre Dance," "Swing Trot," "Manhattan Downbeat" and the Tchaikovsky concerto. Whereas In the Good Old Summertime (1949) was issued on LP in the 1950s, the long-out-of-print The Barkleys of Broadway (1949) would not find is way to LP until 1973. See more »
When Ezra goes to the theater to ask Dinah appear at the hospital benefit, Jacques calls her back to rehearsal and she says "Ill be there in a second JOSH" instead of Jacques. See more »
Another fluffy concoction from the Freed unit at MGM, this one most notable for the reteaming of Rogers and Astaire after a ten year break, with the usual mix of tunes and laughs. Full of the usual high jinks expected from the stars, the screenwriters and the creative team it's hard to resist...even if the polish can't completely cover all the cracks. When Fred and Ginger dance (again) to "They Can't Take That Away From Me" you just can't help but melt! Who could ask for anything more?
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