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|Also Known As:||Died:||February 17, 2010|
|Born:||February 9, 1922||Cause of Death:||natural causes|
|Birth Place:||Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 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.
In 1461, French nobles fearing King Louis XI may seize their lands, join forces with the rebellious Duke of Burgundy to overthrow the king. One of the Duke's captains suggests enlisting the aid of Francois Villon who is known to oppose the king and is leader of the Vagabonds, a group that robs the rich to aid the poor. In league with Burgundy, Villon and two of his cohorts enter Paris, but are captured by the king's men. The king, recognizing Villon's power over the people, proposes that Villon defend Paris against Burgundy and help uncover traitors in the court. Burgundy is routed, and France is reunited, but the king reminds Villon he must pay for his earlier crimes against the court with his life.
Opera singer Grace Moore turns to popular music when her dreams of a classical career fail to materialize.
Feuding co-stars reunite for a musical version of Shakespeare''''s "The Taming of the Shrew."
A French professor secretly leads a band of desert freedom fighters.
All-star remake of Roberta, with three Broadway producers inheriting a Parisian fashion house.
Riverboat entertainers find love, laughs and hardships as they sail along "Old Man River."
An opera singer and her ex-husband find that their romance refuses to die with their marriage.
A New Orleans fisherman fights snobbery to become an opera star.
A timid young man is forced to follow in his father's footsteps as a notorious masked bandit.
A singing truck driver battles snobbery to become a star.
A returning GI and his friends try to make it in the music business.
True story of composer Jerome Kern's rise to the top on Broadway and in Hollywood.
Two girls with Broadway aspirations find work in a Bowery saloon.
Legendary showman Flo Ziegfeld imagines the kind of Follies he could produce with MGM's musical stars.
A pair of sailors on leave try to help a movie extra become a singing star.
An egotistical acrobat joins the Army and falls in love with his commander''''s daughter.
A conservative southern patriarch tries to cope with changing times.
A father insists that his seven daughters marry in order, from eldest to youngest.
A pair of nitwits try to stop Nazis from infiltrating a Western ranch.
On the verge of graduation, a high-school boy decides he needs a social secretary.
A special celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards. Features interviews with past winners and current celebrities, live performances and highlights from past ceremonies.
Coverage of the presentation to Elizabeth Taylor of the second annual America's Hope Award, given to an individual deemed to exemplify the American spirit. Highlights include clips from Taylor's film career; serenades by Kenny Rogers, Stevie Wonder, Carol Burnett and Dudley Moore; and a production n
Documentary tracing the life and career of tenor Mario Lanza. Includes film clips; interviews with fellow movie stars, family and friends; archival photos; newsreel footage; recordings; and unpublished memorabilia.
Gene Kelly hosts this musical special with some of his favorite ladies (plus a token appearance by the sweaty tuxedo).
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