Ziegfeld Follies Overview:

Ziegfeld Follies (1945) was a Comedy - Musical Film directed by Merrill Pye and Lemuel Ayers and produced by Arthur Freed.

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Ziegfeld Follies (1946)

By Cameron on Oct 28, 2015 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/96661/Ziegfeld-Follies/#tcmarcp-159247 ?Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. Ziegfeld Follies?is a Technicolor explosion of MGM’s talent and stunningly over-the-top production values. Originally intended to premiere in 1944 as part of MGM’s 2... Read full article


Ziegfeld Follies (1946)

By Cameron on Oct 28, 2015 From The Blonde At The Film

via: http://www.tcm.com/tcmdb/title/96661/Ziegfeld-Follies/#tcmarcp-159247 ?Unless otherwise noted, all images are my own. Ziegfeld Follies?is a Technicolor explosion of MGM’s talent and stunningly over-the-top production values. Originally intended to premiere in 1944 as part of MGM’s 2... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 9, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and his legacy captivated Hollywood, especially once the rise of the talkies made Ziegfeld style entertainments possible onscreen. Most classic Hollywood musicals opt for a narrative framework to hold their production numbers together, but others, like Ziegfeld Follies (1945), ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 9, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and his legacy captivated Hollywood, especially once the rise of the talkies made Ziegfeld style entertainments possible onscreen. Most classic Hollywood musicals opt for a narrative framework to hold their production numbers together, but others, like Ziegfeld Follies (1945), ... Read full article


Classic Films in Focus: ZIEGFELD FOLLIES (1945)

By Jennifer Garlen on Jul 9, 2013 From Virtual Virago

Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and his legacy captivated Hollywood, especially once the rise of the talkies made Ziegfeld style entertainments possible onscreen. Most classic Hollywood musicals opt for a narrative framework to hold their production numbers together, but others, like Ziegfeld Follies (1945), ... Read full article


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[first lines]
Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: Ah... Saturday, September twenty fifth. Another heavenly day. Ah, yes. Always a heavenly day.


Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.: Children play with the dreams of tomorrow. And old men play with the memories of yesterday.


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Facts about

Original director George Sidney quit after one month of filming and was replaced by Vincente Minnelli.
Kathryn Grayson's final B-Flat on "There's Beauty Everywhere" had to be re-dubbed.
James Melton's participation deleted from three pop-tune sequences ("A Cowboy's Life," "We Will Meet Again in Honolulu" and the finale, "There's Beauty Everywhere"), the Metropolitan Opera tenor, in his last screen appearance, was confined to the operatic, sharing with soprano Marion Bell "Libiamo ne'lieti calici" from Giuseppe Verdi's "La Traviata."
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