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Overview for Jeanette MacDonald
Jeanette MacDonald

Jeanette MacDonald


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The Cat And... After Love Me Tonight, Jeanette MacDonald left for Europe... and returned with... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Rose-Marie ... Resounding with such songs as "Rose-Marie I Love You" "Song of the Mounties" and... more info $15.96was $19.99 Buy Now

The Firefly ... Jeanette MacDonald portrays Nina Maria, who sings, dances and spies for Spain... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

Broadway... Jeanette MacDonald, having just been named "Queen of the Movies" by 22 million... more info $14.95was $17.99 Buy Now

Smilin... Based upon the 1919 Broadway hit, Smilin' Through tells the story of a love that... more info $16.95was $19.99 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: January 14, 1965
Born: June 18, 1903 Cause of Death: heart attack following abdominal adhesions
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...


Cast (feature film)

The Sun Comes Up (1949) as Helen Lorfield Winter
Lassie helps an embittered woman find happiness with an orphaned boy.
Three Daring Daughters (1948) as Louise Rayton Morgan
Three young girls try to help their widowed mother find the right husband.
Follow the Boys (1944) as
Cairo (1942) as Marcia Warren
A war correspondent in Egypt thinks a screen star on tour is a spy.
I Married an Angel (1942) as Anna [Zador]/Brigitta
A playboy drops his many girlfriends when he falls in love with a grounded angel.
Smilin' Through (1941) as Kathleen/Moonyean Clare
An embittered man threatens the love life of his niece, who's a dead ringer for his lost fiancee.
Bitter Sweet (1940) as Sarah Millick
A voice teacher and his star pupil run away together to a life of love and poverty.
New Moon (1940) as Marianne de Beaumanoir
A revolutionary leader romances a French aristocrat in Louisiana.
Broadway Serenade (1939) as Mary Hale
Career conflicts threaten a singer''s marriage to a young composer.
Sweethearts (1938) as Gwen Marlowe
Bickering husband-and-wife stage stars are manipulated into a break-up for publicity purposes.
The Girl of the Golden West (1938) as Mary Robbins
A frontierswoman shelters a notorious outlaw.
Maytime (1937) as Miss Morrison/Marcia Mornay
An opera star's manager tries to stop her romance with a penniless singer.
The Firefly (1937) as Nina Maria
A Spanish spy masquerades as a singer to sabotage Napoleon's forces.
Rose-Marie (1936) as Marie de Flor/[Rose-Marie]
An opera singer goes undercover in the Canadian wilderness to hunt for her criminal brother.
San Francisco (1936) as Mary Blake
A beautiful singer and a battling priest try to reform a Barbary Coast saloon owner in the days before the big earthquake.
Naughty Marietta (1935) as Marietta [Franini, assumed name of Princess Marie de Namours de la Bonfain]
A French princess in Colonial America gets involved with an Indian scout.
The Cat and the Fiddle (1934) as Shirley [Sheridan]
A struggling composer courts a singing star.
La veuve joyeuse (1934) as Missia
The Merry Widow (1934) as Sonia [also known as Fifi]
A prince from a small kingdom courts a wealthy widow to keep her money in the country.
Love Me Tonight (1932) as Princess Jeanette
A Parisian tailor falls in love with a princess.
One Hour with You (1932) as Colette Bertier
Both members of a married couple fight the temptation to stray.
Une heure près de toi (1932) as Colette Bertier
Don't Bet on Women (1931) as Jeanne Drake
A bachelor bets his married friend that he can get a kiss from any woman in 24 hours -- including the man's wife.
Annabelle's Affairs (1931) as Annabelle Leigh
After only 11 hours of marriage, Annabelle and her husband separate-not knowing what each other truly looks like. Annabelle is given stocks in a mining enterprise by her husband and told not to part with them. Annabelle, an extravagant spender, is forced to give the stocks to her husband's millionaire rival. Hearing that her husband is returning home, Annabelle poses as a cook at her husband's rival's home. Her husband arrives but is unrecognizable to Annabelle. He's now working as a captain for his rival. Annabelle finds herself falling for this mysterious captain.
The Lottery Bride (1930) as Jenny
Sundered lovers meet again amid tragic irony at a mining camp in northern Norway.
Let's Go Native (1930) as Joan Wood
Dress designer Joan Wood, who's heavily in debt, has created costumes for a Broadway show that is exported to Argentina. With the money she wants to pay her debts, but there was a mistake: she is receiving the money in Buenos Aires, not in New York. Her friend Wally Wendell, whose grandfather does not approve of his relationship with her, wants him to marry a girl he hasn't seen for some years named Constance Cook, whose grandfather is the owner of a ship traveling to Buenos Aires and Constance is one of the passengers. Wally's friend Basil has caused a freak accident with Voltair McGuines' cab, who wants his money for the damage. Basil asks Wally, but he has been disinherited and lost all credit by his grandfather, because he still wants Joan.
Oh, For a Man (1930) as Carlotta Manson
Carlotta Manson is a young and beautiful opera star who wants some spice in her personal life. She threatens to forsake opera for a wild, romantic fling. One night, a burglar, Barney McGann breaks into Carlotta's boudoir while she's asleep to steal her jewelery. Carlotta awakes and is facinated with Barney. They date and marry at her Villa in Italy. Soon Barney can't take being married to a diva and leaves her. Carlotta picks herself up and returns to opera. One night as Carlotta is asleep in her boudoir, she is awaken by someone breaking in...
The Love Parade (1930) as Queen Louise
A count finds his marriage to a queen less than satisfying.
The Vagabond King (1930) as Katherine
Poet-rogue Francois Villon, sentenced to hang by King Louis XI for writing derogatory verses about him, is offered a temporary reprieve. His hanging will be postponed for 24 hours, and in that time he must defeat the invading Burgundians and win the love of the beautiful Katherine.
Monte Carlo (1930) as Countess Vera von Conti
A wealthy count poses as a hairdresser to romance a financially strapped countess.

Music (feature film)

See You in the Morning (1989) as Song Performer ("Ah, Sweet Mystery Of Life")
When a couple, who have both been married before, decide to marry, they must confront the problems which arise from the children of their previous marriages.

Cast (short)

The Miracle of Sound (1940)
This short film provides a behind-the-scenes look at how sound is produced for films.
Hollywood Goes to Town (1938)
Thousands of stars and fans gather in Hollywood for the world premiere of "Marie Antoinette" (1938) in this promotional short film.

Misc. Crew (short)

Jeanette MacDonald (1962)
This short film, part of the Hollywood Hist-o-Rama series, offers a brief biography of Jeanette MacDonald.

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