Easter Parade (1948) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Charles Walters and produced by Arthur Freed and Roger Edens.
Academy Awards 1948 --- Ceremony Number 21 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Music - Scoring||Johnny Green, Roger Edens||Won|
Easter Parade (1948): Judy & Fred Together At LastBy 4 Star Film Fan on May 27, 2020 From 4 Star Films
There’s a slight disclaimer that must go with Easter Parade. It has very little to do with Resurrection Sunday. More so, it’s a premium excuse for a lavish musical. At least in this regard, it thoroughly accommodates its audience. The show starts off gloriously, not with dialogue, but wi... Read full article
1001 Classic Movies: Easter ParadeBy Amanda Garrett on Apr 10, 2017 From Old Hollywood Films
Easter Parade (1948), starring Fred Astaire and Judy Garland, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). This month I'm celebrating E... Read full article
Easter Parade PostsBy Amanda Garrett on Apr 29, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films
Here's a round-up of my posts on the April movie of the month, Easter Parade (1948), starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. -A feature on the making of Easter Parade. -Old Hollywood songs articles about "Easter Parade," "A Couple of Swells," and "Steppin' Out with My Baby." -A feature on... Read full article
Movie of the Month: Easter ParadeBy Amanda Garrett on Apr 12, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films
We're celebrating spring with one of MGM's best musicals, Easter Parade (1948), starring Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. Easter Parade is one of the most beloved of MGM musicals, featuring lovely songs by Irving Berlin and the only screen pairing of Judy Garland and Fred Astaire. Ann Miller a... Read full article
Easter Parade (1948)By Beatrice on Apr 11, 2015 From Flickers in Time
Easter Parade Directed by Charles Walters Written by Sidney Sheldon, Frances Goodrich, and Albert Hackett 1948/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing/Netflix rental This is pretty average when you consider it’s a collaboration between Fed Astaire, Judy Garland, and Irving Berlin. ?There are f... Read full article
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Hannah Brown: [her eyes are closed] What color are my eyes?
Don Hewes: [kissing her, causing her to open her eyes in surprise] Brown.
Don Hewes: Miss Brown, what idiot ever told you you were a dancer?
Hannah Brown: You did.
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As Hannah indicates, Easter Sunday did, in fact, fall on April 7 during 1912, the year this movie is set (according to the marquee for the Ziegfeld Follies of 1912).
Jules Munshin's film debut. He plays the comic waiter who gives very entertaining descriptions of the menu items. The next year, he would play one of the three sailors on leave in New York City in On the Town with Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra.
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