Tag Archives: Vincente Minnelli

Brigadoon (1954) – reviewed by George

Incredibly romantic, “Brigadoon” is an American stage musical by Lerner and Lowe of “My Fair Lady” fame (although “Brigadoon” came first). This MGM film, directed by Vincente Minnelli, is in Cinemascope and stars Gene Kelly, Van Johnson, and Cyd Charisse. … Continue reading

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I Dood It (1943) – reviewed by George

Red Skelton was a radio comic when MGM signed him, and unlike television and film which are very literal, radio is a realm of the imagination. It was very easy for Skelton to play The Mean Widdle Kid who tortured … Continue reading

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Meet Me in St. Louis (1944) – reviewed by George

This is generally considered to be a Christmas movie; I suppose because of the song “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, but in truth it’s a family movie. It deals with the growing-up problems of the five children of an … Continue reading

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