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|Also Known As:||Died:||April 25, 1995|
|Born:||July 16, 1911||Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Birth Place:||Independence, Missouri, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
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Cast (feature film)
Classic musical numbers and rare behind-the-scenes footage show how MGM created the screen''s greatest musicals. Featuring clips with Gene Kelly, Lena Horne and Debbie Reynolds.
A sometimes sappy, yet effective melodrama about a woman who tries to make amends with her teenage daughter that she gave up at the end of an unhappy marriage. When Nancy Fallon's daughter, Dorothy, is sent to live with her and her new family after years of separation, the struggle to maintain some semblance of family quickly deteriorates. (Nancy's ex-husband was able to persuade the courts to let him keep the girl because the mother was seen as unfit.) Now Dorothy's father has an interest other than her and to appease his new love interest, he asks Nancy to take and raise their daughter. This begins a tumultuous time in Dorothy's life as well as her mothers.
A corset designer takes a job selling barbed wire in the wild West.
A district attorney tries to get a hardboiled woman to testify against the mob.
An aspiring playwright gets an opportunity to see his play produced but is forced to make significant changes in the script so that the producer can cast his middle-aged ex-wife in the ingenue leading role.
A young stage hopeful (Peggy Ann Gardner), is murdered and suspicion falls on her mentor, a Broadway producer (Van Heflin).
A woman is taken in by the gifts she receives from a wealthy baker, unaware of his motives or his marriage status.
A scientist''''s search for the fountain of youth makes him and his wife regress to childhood.
A Justice of the Peace performed weddings a few days before his license was valid. A few years later five couples learn they have never been legally married. Annabel Norris, already Mrs. Mississippi and ready to enter the Mrs. America contest, is now free to enter the Miss Mississippi contest.
Clifton Webb, a respected college professor, is plagued when his old movies are shown on TV and sets out with his daughter (Anne Francis) to stop it. However, his former co-star (Ginger Rogers), is the hostess of the TV show playing his films and she has other plans.
A model on vacation discovers that her sister's husband is a murderous Ku Klux Klansman.
A divorcee finds love with a married man while they both sit on a jury.
A married musical team splits up so the wife can become a serious actress.
A runaway bride meets her match in a handsome fireman.
Dolly Payne is adored by two leaders of the fledgling American government, James Madison and Aaron Burr. She plays each against the other, not only for romantic reasons, but also to influence the shaping of the young country. By manipulating Burr's affections, she helps Thomas Jefferson win the presidency, and eventually she becomes First Lady of the land herself.
A young female escapee from a reform school joins a pickpocket academy in Paris. She is caught red-handed on her first attempt at stealing by an upper class man. He recruits her to do him a favor at a society party where she meets and falls in love with a young, handsome, rich diplomat. Whether or not she can land him is another story.
In this remake of Grand Hotel, guests at a New York hotel fight to survive personal tragedy.
Lady welders pool their resources to share a house during World War II.
A soldier meets a woman on Christmas furlough from prison and they fall in love.
A woman disguises herself as a little girl and ends up in a military academy.
A radio correspondent tries to rescue a burlesque queen from her marriage to a Nazi official.
An actor, Paul Orman, is accidentally told that his new, custom made tail coat has been cursed and it will bring misfortune to all who wear it. As the 4 succeeding wearers of the coat discover, misfortune can often lead to truth.
To try and kick-start her show-business career, a woman admits to a Chicago murder.
A girl accepts three wedding proposals at once and dreams of marriage to each man.
A girl from the wrong side of the tracks endures scandal and heartbreak when she falls for a high-society boy.
Two strangers who share a sweepstakes ticket take it on the lam.
The youngest child in a family of prostitutes tries to go straight with a working man.
To annoy his family, a millionaire hires an out-of-work girl to pose as a gold digger.
True story of the dancing team who taught the world to two-step.
A fun-loving shop girl is mistaken for the mother of a foundling.
A New York girl finds love at a summer resort.
After a whirlwind courtship, a nightclub singer has to adjust to her professor husband's conservative family.
A psychiatrist falls in love with the woman he's supposed to be nudging into marriage with someone else.
A ballet dancer and a showgirl fake a marriage for publicity purposes, then fall in love.
Women at a theatrical boarding house try to make their big break happen.
Two sailors on leave romance a dance-hall hostess and her prim sister.
To prove himself worthy of his fiancee, a dancer tries to make it big, only to fall for his dancing partner.
A New York lawyer tries to track down a kidnapped actress.
A woman thinks the man who loves her is her best friend''s husband.
A New York chorus girl helps an illegal immigrant build a new life in the big city.
A movie star runs off to the mountains for an incognito vacation.
A football player inherits a chic Paris fashion house.
A boarding-school girl has to cope with family problems and puppy love.
Janet Gaynor and James Dunn and their close friends Charles Farrell and Ginger Rogers graduate from a West Coast college and fly to New York City to find work.
A wealthy man escapes his wife's social pretensions in the arms of a burlesque queen.
An unhappily married woman mistakes a suitor for the gigolo hired to end her marriage.
A promoter neglects his wife to make a singer a radio star.
Three chorus girls fight to keep their show going and find rich husbands.
The definitive backstage musical, complete with the dazzling newcomer who goes on for the injured star.
A dance-band leader finds love and success in Brazil.
Jack Oakie and Jack Haley are songwriters are enroute from New York to Hollywood to make their fame and fortune; Ginger Rogers, a lunchwagon proprieter, joins them.
A society girl steals a simple gas station attendant from his working-class girlfriend.
A salesgirl falls for a night worker without realizing they share the same apartment.
Ginger Rogers and Lyle Talbot are rival newspaper reporters always trying to outscoop each other. They join together to solve a series of murders being committed in an apartment building.
A radio star''''s pure image leads to a fake engagement to a hayseed.
Sally Eilers is a hat-check girl in a nighclub surrounded by bootleggers, blackmailers and others before she falls in love with millionaire playboy Ben Lyon. Eilers is supported by her girlfriend Ginger Rogers.
An innocent cowboy sets out to back a Broadway play.
13 years before the movie opens, there was a dinner party, at which the 13th guest failed to show up. The master of the manner has died, and left the bulk of his estate to this 13th guest, but nobody knows who that is. Now someone is murdering the remaining guests, and placing their dead bodies at the table, in the same seat they had occupied 13 years before.
To sell his unsinkable bathing suit, an inventor passes himself off as a championship swimmer.
A logger defies his father to court a showgirl.
A dim-witted boxer helps a naive friend romance a gangster's girl.
Three Navy shipmates fight over the same girl.
Fredric March, a businessman, is in love with his secretary (Claudette Colbert) but she deserts him for another man; when she realizes her mistake, she goes back to March. Ginger Rogers is Colbert's girlfriend who is love with Charles Ruggles.
The two partners of a ladies' garter business are constantly feuding with each other. When they ask their lawyer to dissolve their partnership, he proposes that instead the two of them play a single poker hand: the loser to become the winner's personal manservant for a year.
Ginger Rogers plays an heiress on a cruise to Europe being pursued by a day laborer mistaken for a prominent mining engineer. During the cruise, he foils two crooks try to get rid of Ginger.
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
A gala special celebrating the 90th birthday of Bob Hope.
Broadcast of the fifteenth annual gala tribute to the distinguished artists who are recipients of the 1992 Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime achievement: actor and dancer Ginger Rogers, jazz vibraphonist Lionel Hampton, actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, cellist and conductor Mstislav Rostropo
A gala celebration, benefiting the Motion Picture and Television Country House and Hospital, held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles in honor of the centennial of the founding of the town of Hollywood.
The largest, most impressive gathering of Texas superstars in history perform in a two-hour special presentation broadcast from the state capital of Austin. Featured are celebrities from the movies, TV, music, broadcast journalism and sports. The program celebrates the one-hundred-fiftieth anniversa
A musical salute to composer Irving Berlin, whose music has captured the American spirit for more than fifty years. Included in the program are vintage television performances, archival news footage, and fifty years of film clips. In addition, interviews with performers associated with Berlin's musi
A taped special of the live presentation by the American Film Institute to director, Billy Wilder, of its AFI Life Achievement Award at a dinner on March 6, 1986, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Celebrities pay tribute to the famed producer, director, and screenwriter.
A star-studded sequel to "The Night of 100 Stars." A celebrity benefit for the Actors Fund of America, featuring music, songs, dances and comedy. Three hundred and eight stars participated in a seven-hour marathon that was edited to three hours for television.
Biography of the Academy Award winning director including dramatic color footage of WWII.
The program recalls screen legends via film clips and live interviews with the stars themselves.
A salute to the women Bob Hope has worked with for 32 years on television.
Celebrity guests perform in honor of their mothers and mothers eveywhere.
A musical revue based on the theme of love.
The overall title for three one-act plays by Noel Coward. The first story, "Red Peppers," relates incidents in the life of Lily Pepper, a petulant, caustic-tongued housewife. In the second story, "Still Life," Laura Jesson, a respected English housewife, faces a crisis when she finds herself in lov
A variety of stories from "behind the scenes" in Hollywood are the focus in this short film that may have been a publicity vehicle for "Harold Teen" (1934). Vitaphone Release 6170.
In this short film, a schoolgirl relates to her dormitory sisters her adventures in a nightclub.
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