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That's Entertainment! III (1994)

Third installment in the "That's Entertainment" series, featuring scenes from "The Hollywood Revue of 1929," "Brigadoon," "Singin' In The Rain," and many more MGM films.
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Complete credited cast:
June Allyson ... Self - Co-Hostess / Narrator
Cyd Charisse ... Self - Co-Hostess / Narrator
Lena Horne ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Howard Keel ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Gene Kelly ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Ann Miller ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Debbie Reynolds ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Mickey Rooney ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Esther Williams ... Self - Co-Host / Narrator
Granville Van Dusen ... Beginning Narrator (voice)
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Storyline

Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in the Rain (1952), are examined. Written by Kelly

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Trivia

Originally pitched as a special for Turner Classic Movies. See more »

Quotes

Esther Williams: For 12 years I was the center of an amazing series of vivid sights and water pageantry. And I loved every minute of it.
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Crazy Credits

Production stills from MGM musicals are shown under the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

Home video and DVD release contains several additional musical excerpts. See more »

Connections

Features Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) See more »

Soundtracks

We're Off to See the Wizard
(1938) (uncredited)
Music by Harold Arlen
Lyrics by E.Y. Harburg
Played in the Overture
Performed by The Singer Midgets
From The Wizard of Oz (1939)
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A wonderful tribute to a simpler era.
16 February 2007 | by ozzy_marco-1See all my reviews

The movies highlighted in all 3 That's Entertainment! films makes you feel a bit sad. Sad that the world has lost so much innocence so quickly. The difference between the great MGM musicals and the effects-filled action films of today is incredible - and the last MGM musical was only made 49 years ago. And what a difference that 49 years has made! This instalment of the That's Entertainment! series is very interesting from an historical perspective. We see many deleted dance sequences, and a few behind-the-scenes views of great numbers. It was very nice to have Leena Horne featured so much as well, and her candid comments about Hollywood's attitude to her as a black performer was very moving. And its always pure joy to watch Fred Astaire doing what he does best - showing us all he was the greatest dancer who will ever live.

All-in-all, this film is a terrific addition to the That's Entertainment! series, and a film all movie buffs and movie historians must see. I don't think its as good as TE! 1, but its much better than TE! 2.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

July 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$36,220, 8 May 1994

Gross USA:

$280,163

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$280,163
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2.35 : 1
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