The Goldwyn Follies (1938) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by H.C. Potter and George Marshall and produced by Samuel Goldwyn and George Haight.
Academy Awards 1938 --- Ceremony Number 11 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Richard Day||Nominated|
Musical Monday: The Goldwyn Follies (1938)on Sep 30, 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: Goldwyn Follies?(1938) ? Mus... Read full article
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Hazel Dawes: Well, I don't know why, Mr. Merlin. There's an awful lot of it.
Oliver Merlin: Yes, I know, but the moment I buy it, it turns into something else, usually genius, and it isn't worth a dime. Now, if you could stay just as simple as your are, you'd be invaluable to me. I'll put you on my staff. I'll give you a title, "Miss Humanity". Don't rush, you can finish your ice cream soda.
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The film lost $727,500 at the box office.
George Balanchine wanted to film a ballet of Gershwin's "An American in Paris" for this movie, He choreographed and rehearsed it for three weeks but was told by Goldwyn that "the miners in Harrisburg wouldn't understand it." The ballet was later used in An American in Paris, choreographed by Gene Kelly.
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