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Broadway Melody of 1938 Overview:

Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Roy Del Ruth and produced by Jack Cummings and Irving Thalberg.

The film was based on the play Cavalcade written by Noel Coward performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London in Sep 6, 1931.

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Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)

By Beatrice on Oct 25, 2013 From Flickers in Time

Broadway Melody of 1938 Directed by Roy Del Ruth Written by Jack McGowan and Sid Silvers 1938/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing This MGM musical extravaganza is worth seeing just for Judy Garland’s numbers. ?The performances by Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, and Sophie Tucker are gravy. Th... Read full article


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Betty Clayton: [singing] I'm just another fan of yours, and I thought I'd write and tell you so.


Betty Clayton: [singing] I don't care what happens, let the whole world stop. As far as I'm concerned you'll always be the top. 'Cause you know you made me love you.


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In the final number "Your Broadway and My Broadway" there's a neon sign on the right with the writing "Broadway Melody of 1937" - the working title of this movie.
The singing voice of Eleanor Powell was dubbed by Marjorie Lane.
In the film Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) 15-year-old Judy Garland sings "You Made Me Love You" while looking at a composite picture of Clark Gable. The opening lines are: "Dear Mr. Gable, I am writing this to you, and I hope that you will read it so you'll know, my heart beats like a hammer, and I stutter and I stammer, every time I see you at the picture show, I guess I'm just another fan of yours, and I thought I'd write and tell you so. You made me love you, I didn't want to do it, I didn't want to do it..."
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