Tag Archives: Broadway

Dead End (1937) Rated NR

 A couple, a gangster, and a group of street kids converge on the streets of the New York slums. Based on a Broadway play by Sidney Kingsley. Starring Sylvia Sidney, Joel McCrea, Humphrey Bogart. This is one of the best films … Continue reading

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42nd Street (1933) Rated NR

A director may be putting on his last show on Broadway when a newcomer is hired to replace the star of the show. Starring Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell. 42nd Street is a show within a … Continue reading

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The Christmas Pageant (2011) Rated TV-G

When a Broadway director gets fired for the fourth time, she must take a job directing a community Christmas pageant. Starring Melissa Gilbert, Robert Mailhouse, Candice Azzara, Edward Herrmann, Kate Flannery. This is not your typical romantic holiday film.  It’s … Continue reading

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She Loves Me Live (2016) Rated NR

A musical based on the book, Parfumerie by Miklós Laszlo. The story takes place in a Parfumerie where the co-workers unknowingly write to and fall in love with each other. It’s the first Broadway show to live stream online through BroadwayHD. Starring … Continue reading

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Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

(1925-2015)    Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Rated NR A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  This Is the Army (1943) Rated NR In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an … Continue reading

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Birdman: Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (2014) Rated R

An actor, whose career has waned, opens a play on Broadway while his one iconic character continues to haunt him. Starring Michael Keaton, Emma Stone, Kenny Chin, Zach Galifianakis, Naomi Watts It’s a rarity when everything comes together for a … Continue reading

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Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Rated NR

The biography of Jerome Kern, the writer of many Broadway musicals. Starring June Allyson, Lucille Bremer, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Van Johnson, Tony Martin, Robert Walker As the lover of many of Kern’s musical scores- most notably Show Boat-I had … Continue reading

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Frank Capra

 Arsenic and Old Lace (1944) Rated NR Stellar performances highlight this delightfully witty adaptation of the hit Broadway play about two dotty spinsters with a peculiar avocation: helping lonely old gents by poisoning them and burying them in the cellar. … Continue reading

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The Philadelphia Story (1940)

Rated NR A Socialite prepares to remarry when her ex shows up with a tabloid reporter. Comedy ensues in this romance based on the Broadway play by the same name. A wonderfully acting film from all three actors, Katherine Hepburn, … Continue reading

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This is the Army (1943)

Rated NR This is the Army was written by the famous composer Irving Berlin as a tribute to the wartime soldiers during WWII. Berlin first wrote a broadway show Yip Yip Yaphank during WWI which this film was based from. The movie includes … Continue reading

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