Eleven friends who know each other from World War II service plan to rob five of the biggest casinos in Las Vegas in one night. They develop a master plan but after the whole thing is over, something goes wrong…
Love and Learn (1947) Frederick De Cordova, Jack Carson, Robert Hutton, Martha Vickers, Comedy, Music
Jack Carson and Robert Hutton make a curious but copacetic comedy duo in the Warner Bros. musical Love and Learn. The stars are cast as Jingles and Bob, a pair of would-be songwriters hoping to get a break on Broadway. Along comes Barbara Wyngate (Martha Vickers), a wealthy young woman who hopes to make it on her own in the Big Apple.
With a Song in My Heart (1952) Walter Lang, Susan Hayward, Rory Calhoun, David Wayne, Biography, Drama, Musical
Jane Froman (Susan Hayward), an aspiring songstress, lands a job in radio with help from pianist Don Ross (David Wayne), whom she later marries. Jane’s popularity soars, and she leaves on a European tour… but her plane crashes in Lisbon, and she is partially crippled. Unable to walk without crutches, Jane nevertheless goes on to entertain the Allied troops in World War II.
Easterner Keith Whitney, son of a wealthy Senator, heads west where he ends up a drunk at a border cafe. After losing the money his father sent him to buy a ranch he learns his father is arriving. Rancher Tex now takes him in and tells his father he is part owner. When his father and girlfriend are kidnaped, Tex and a now reformed Keith take out after them.
Till the Clouds Roll By (1946) Richard Whorf, Robert Walker, Van Heflin, Lucille Bremer, Biography, Musical
Light bio-pic of American Broadway pioneer Jerome Kern, featuring renditions of the famous songs from his musical plays by contemporary stage artists, including a condensed production of his most famous: ‘Showboat’.
It’s Always Fair Weather (1955) Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly, Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Comedy, Drama, Musical
Ted, Doug, and Angie are three ex-G.I.s who vow to meet again at a New York bar on October 11, 1955. They all show up on the appointed day, but quickly find that their friendship isn’t what it used to be. However, a program coordinator wants to bring the three men together again on a live TV show. Circumstances are further complicated by a group of gangsters who are after Ted.
Bill Miller is an unsuccessful Broadway performer until his handlers convince him to enhance his act with a stooge – Ted Rogers, a guy positioned in the audience to be the butt of Bill’s jokes. But Ted begins to steal the show. Bill’s girlfriend and his pals tell him to make Ted an equal partner. Complications occur, while Bill sings and Ted gets the laughs.
Kitschy musical remake of “Bachelor Mother”. Debbie Reynolds plays an over-eager clerk in a large department store and Eddie Fisher plays the boss’ son. After getting fired from her job, she finds an adorable baby on the steps of the foundling home and the folks inside mistake her for the mother. Fisher, well-meaning, but obtuse, tries to help her out with the baby, and the buds of romance begin to appear. Meanwhile old Merlin, the owner of the store, thinks he just might be a grandfather…