Tag Archives: Ann Miller

Too Many Girls (1940) – reviewed by George

This black and white musical is based on the Rodgers and Hart musical play with book by George Marion Jr. Oddly, the only song I was familiar with was “I Didn’t Know What Time It Was”. The rest of the … Continue reading

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That’s Dancing (1985) – reviewed by George

The thrill of this picture is that you’re not just watching the production of one studio, but product from several top musical-making studios, from Busby Berkeley at Warner Brothers to 6-year-old Shirley Temple dancing with 56-year-old Bill “Bojangles” Robinson at … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment! (1974) – reviewed by George

We’ve just had seven weeks of the history of Broadway musicals, now we ‘re looking at five weeks of the history of movie musicals, specifically MGM musicals. This week: “That’s Entertainment!”, a history/clipfest ┬áthat begins with a longshot of Cliff … Continue reading

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Broadway: The American Musical – Episode 4: “Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin’ (1943-1960)” – reviewed by George

Hosted by Julie Andrews, Director Michael Kantor, Written by JoAnn Young. Topics: Oklahoma! – was the show that made story the most important element in a musical. No longer would Broadway productions automatically be called “Musical Comedies”. But isn’t that … Continue reading

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New Faces of 1937 (1937) – reviewed by George

This movie stars Joe Penner, Milton Berle, Parkyakarkus, Harriet Hilliard, William Brady, Jerome Cowan, Thelma Leeds, Tommy Mack, and Bert Gordon. And Ann Miller gets 17th billing. It was produced by Edward Small (a Small production!), directed by Leigh Jason, … Continue reading

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