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Jeanette MacDonald: Articles


Ernst Lubitsch Movies: Lost 'Touch' in Our Age of Sledgehammer Filmmaking

Ernst Lubitsch movies: Subtle, sophisticated 'Touch' all but gone from contemporary filmmaking. Ernst Lubitsch movies: The forgotten, passé 'Touch' Ernst Lubitsch and William Cameron Menzies were Turner Classic Movies' “stars” on Jan. 28, '16. (This is a fully revised and expanded version of a post published that day.) Lubitsch had […]


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Ernst Lubitsch Movies: Lost 'Touch' in Our Age of Sledgehammer Filmmaking



'The Merry Widow': Jeanette MacDonald & Maurice Chevalier Movie Magic

Jeanette MacDonald, Maurice Chevalier, The Merry Widow The Merry Widow is neither one of Ernst Lubitsch's most discussed nor best-liked films. Film critics and historians generally tend to focus on a couple of his early, pre-Code Paramount talkies, One Hour with You (co-directed with George Cukor) and Trouble in Paradise, […]


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'The Merry Widow': Jeanette MacDonald & Maurice Chevalier Movie Magic



Hugh Martin Dies: 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' Co-Composer

Meet Me in St. Louis with Margaret O'Brien, Judy Garland Hugh Martin, best known for co-composing with Ralph Blane “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” sung by Judy Garland in Vincente Minnelli's 1944 classic Meet Me in St. Louis, died on March 10 '11 in Encinitas, Calif. He was 96. […]


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Hugh Martin Dies: 'Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas' Co-Composer



Deborah Kerr & Gail Russell, Burt Lancaster & Jeanette MacDonald: Packard Movies

Deborah Kerr, Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Gail Russell, Donna Reed, Jeanette MacDonald, Emil Jannings, Jacques Tati, Nelson Eddy, Anthony Quinn, John Wayne, and Frank Sinatra are a few of the movie personalities to be found in the May film series at the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual […]


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Deborah Kerr & Gail Russell, Burt Lancaster & Jeanette MacDonald: Packard Movies