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Ziegfeld Girl (1941) was a Drama - Musical Film directed by Robert Z. Leonard and Busby Berkeley and produced by Pandro S. Berman.

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Ziegfeld Girl (1941): See It For The Stars

By 4 Star Film Fan on May 17, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Thank you HOLLYWOOD GENES for having me in the Ziegfeld Blogathon! Few would claim Ziegfeld Girl to be anything close to a landmark masterpiece, but it’s got star power in spades thanks to MGMs robust lineup during the war years and that alone, followed up with a few spunky numbers, backstage ... Read full article


O Mundo ? um Teatro / Ziegfeld Girl (1941)

By L? on Nov 12, 2017 From Critica Retro

O Mundo ? um Teatro / Ziegfeld Girl (1941) As mulheres frequentavam os cinemas nos anos 1930 queriam ter uma garota como melhor amiga: Joan Blondell. Esperta, divertida, espirituosa e sempre pronta para te apoiar: as personagens de Joan tinham tudo o que uma boa amiga deveria ter. As mulheres... Read full article


Musical Monday: Ziegfeld Girl (1941)

on Oct 31, 2016 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 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: “Ziegfeld Girl” ... Read full article


Once removed from a Ziegfeld girl?

By carole_and_co on Nov 7, 2015 From Carole & Co.

Carole Lombard -- shown changing trains in Chicago on Sept. 15 1934 -- could have been a Ziegfeld girl. "With her figure and beauty, of course she could have," many of you probably are saying. But no, I'm not being hypothetical.According to Lombard biographer Larry Swindell, author Ben Hecht said Ne... Read full article


Once removed from a Ziegfeld girl?

By carole_and_co on Nov 7, 2015 From Carole & Co.

Carole Lombard -- shown changing trains in Chicago on Sept. 15 1934 -- could have been a Ziegfeld girl. "With her figure and beauty, of course she could have," many of you probably are saying. But no, I'm not being hypothetical.According to Lombard biographer Larry Swindell, author Ben Hecht said Ne... Read full article


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Patsy Dixon: You know, I think I'll adopt a baby. A boy, about 21.


Mischa: I have no uncle, and he doesn't live in Philadelphia.


Gilbert 'Gil' Young: Remember, a pretty good moon, you let me kiss you after only slapping me twice.
Sheila 'Red': Three times.
Gilbert 'Gil' Young: Okay, three.
Gilbert 'Gil' Young: And then I told you you'll do for me, and I'll do for you.


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This was James Stewart's last performance before serving military service in World War II. He would only come back 5 years later in the classic It's a Wonderful Life.
While Judy Garland rerecorded for Decca the wistful standard, "I'm Always Chasing Rainbows" (music by Joseph McCarthy, lyrics by Harry Carroll), the star made no commercial version of the lively rumba written for her by Roger Edens, a ditty turned into a mammoth Busby Berkeley production number, "Minnie From Trinidad." Instead, Decca assigned the song to Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra featuring vocalist Helen O'Connell.
In a commentary following the film on Turner Classic Movies in 2008, Robert Osborne said that the original script had the Lana Turner character actually die at the end. However, after negative reaction from preview audiences, MGM decided to cut the actual moment of death before the film's official release. As a result, the audience is never certain of the fate of the character, because the film jumps to the Judy Garland finale.
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