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Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940) was a Musical - Black-and-white Film directed by Norman Taurog and produced by Jack Cummings.

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Musical Monday: Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)

on Oct 14, 2019 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 600. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Broadway Melody of 1940 ? Mu... Read full article


Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 8, 2018 From 4 Star Films

“The more you know about women the less you know about women.” It’s the story of my life and also a marvelous entry point for this film because it really is a throwaway line. It’s referred to several times thenceforward but really means nothing more. Anyways, if we came to th... Read full article


Melodia da Broadway de 1940 / Broadway Melody of 1940

By L? on Jun 3, 2018 From Critica Retro

Melodia da Broadway de 1940 / Broadway Melody of 1940 Algu?m tem como sonho ser uma estrela da Broadway. Outra pessoa quer montar um show musical. H? um interesse amoroso, confus?o, mal-entendido, uma pouco de drama, um monte de m?sicas. Eu acabei de descrever todos os musicais j? feitos ... Read full article


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Johnny Brett: Nice black coffee for that nice black hangover.


Johnny Brett: [singing] So, move Grant's Tomb to Union Square / and put Brooklyn anywhere / but please, please / I'm down on my knees / don't monkey with Broadway!


King Shaw: The more I know about women, the less I know about women.
Johnny Brett: Maybe someday you'll learn they're not all the same.


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Follows The Broadway Melody, Broadway Melody of 1936 and Broadway Melody of 1938. Another film in the series was planned, "Broadway Melody of 1943" starring Eleanor Powell and Gene Kelly. However, that project was abandoned, and a dance number filmed by Eleanor Powell was edited into Thousands Cheer.
The screenplay was based on a story by Jack McGowan and Dore Schary. Schary would go on to become head of MGM in the 1950s.
The vocals for Carmen D'Antonio were dubbed by Lois Hodnott.
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