Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)
|Director(s)||Roy Del Ruth|
|Producer(s)||Jack Cummings, Irving Thalberg (executive uncredited)|
|Top Genres||Musical, Romance|
|Top Topics||Animals, Broadway, Horses, New York, Show Business|
Broadway Melody of 1938 Overview:
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937) was a Musical - Romance Film directed by Roy Del Ruth and produced by Jack Cummings and Irving Thalberg.
The film was based on the play Cavalcade written by Noel Coward performed at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London in Sep 6, 1931.
The plot revolves around a standard-issue struggling Broadway show, the opening of which is threatened by financial troubles. Luckily, one of the hoofers just happens to own a racehorse and if it can be coaxed into winning at Saratoga, there might be enough cash to mount the production.
(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion)..
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)By Beatrice on Oct 25, 2013 From Flickers in Time
Broadway Melody of 1938 Directed by Roy Del Ruth Written by Jack McGowan and Sid Silvers 1938/USA Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer First viewing This MGM musical extravaganza is worth seeing just for Judy Garland’s numbers. ?The performances by Eleanor Powell, Buddy Ebsen, and Sophie Tucker are gravy. Th... Read full article
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Betty Clayton: [singing] I'm just another fan of yours, and I thought I'd write and tell you so.
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Preceded by The Broadway Melody and Broadway Melody of 1936. Followed by Broadway Melody of 1940. Another film in the series was planned, "Broadway Melody of 1943" starring Eleanor Powell, Gene Kelly, and Lena Horne. However, that project was abandoned, and the numbers that had been filmed for this project were placed into Thousands Cheer and Broadway Rhythm.
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