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Thousands Cheer (1943) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by George Sidney and produced by Joe Pasternak.

Academy Awards 1943 --- Ceremony Number 16 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Daniel Cathcart; Interior Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Jacques MerNominated
Best CinematographyGeorge FolseyNominated
Best Music - ScoringHerbert StothartNominated
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Musical Monday: “Thousands Cheer” (1943)

on Jul 7, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood

t?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 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: ?Thousands Cheer” ̵... Read full article


Thousands Cheer

By RBuccicone on Jul 3, 2011 From MacGuffin Movies

Thousands Cheer (1944) ???? I suppose there is no better way for a movie lover to celebrate another July 4th except by watching a patriotic flick, and although I selected Thousands Cheer, I am afraid it is yet another Gene Kelly bad-soldier film. That is not to say the picture does not promote the a... Read full article


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Quotes from

Private Eddie Marsh: They call me "The King of the High Trapeze"


Hyllary Jones: Trapeze? Are Eddie's parents acrobats?
Kathryn Jones: Aerialists! And I love him!


Hyllary Jones: Hello, Bill.
Colonel Bill Jones: How are you, Hyllary?


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Eleanor Powell's number for this film was originally shot for "Broadway Melody of 1943," a project MGM abandoned before it was completed. "Broadway Melody of 1943" was to have co-starred Powell and Gene Kelly, who both appear in "Thousands Cheer" but are never seen together.
Some cast members in studio records/casting call lists did not appear or were not identifiable in the movie. These were (with their character names): Connie Gilchrist (Taxicab driver), Daisy Bufford (Maid), Pierre Watkin (Alex), Edmund Mortimer (Guest) and Lionel Barrymore (Announcer). Bryant Washburn Jr. was announced as a cast member, but only his father, Bryant Washburn, had a role in the movie. Gus Schilling was also announced as a cast member, but he was not in the movie either. Barrymore is referenced by a comic impersonation performed by Mickey Rooney.
Eleanor Powell's first color film and last MGM film.
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