While working in a defense plant, Patsy (Merkel) is rendered unconscious-or at least, more unconscious than usual. While knocked out, she dreams that she’s a fearless detective, teamed with tangle-tongued Parkyakarkus on the trail of bank robbers.
Ziegfeld Follies (1945) Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Comedy, Musical
In heaven, showman Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. fondly recalls his first Broadway revue, the Ziegfeld Follies of 1907. Even from heaven, he is hoping that he can, for one last time, create that same magic by mounting one last follies.
The Smiling Lieutenant (1931) Ernst Lubitsch, Maurice Chevalier, Claudette Colbert, Miriam Hopkins, Comedy, Romance, Musical
Dasepo sonyo / Dasepo Naughty Girls (2006) Je-yong Lee, Ok-bin Kim, Jin-woo Park, Kyeon Lee, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Based on the popular Internet novel, “Multi-Cell Girl”, the film takes place in “No-Use High School”, a school renowned for its sexual aberrations. The student body is comprised of sexually ambiguous teenagers, and the student president and vice-present flaunt their taste for S&M.
The Eddie Cantor Story (1953) Alfred E. Green, Keefe Brasselle, Marilyn Erskine, Aline MacMahon, Biography, Drama, Music
This merry musical biography of “Banjo Eyes” will gladden the hearts of Cantor and musical fans alike. It’s got fabulous songs, assured direction by Alfred E. Green (The Jolson Story) and elaborate numbers typical of the Ziegfeld stage.
A young teenage girl desperately tries to earn enough money to buy a dress for a school rock and roll dance. This early rock and roll feature includes an appearance by disc jockey Alan Freed, and performances by artists including Chuck Berry, Lavern Baker, and Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers.
As one of the most respected and enduring alt-rock bands of all time, indie rock group Guided by Voices (of which Pollard was the creative voice) almost single-handedly kicked off the decade s ”low fi” craze of the 1990 s on the strength of such classics as Propeller and Bee Thousand making fans out of such renowned artists as Eddie Vedder and the Strokes in the process.
Jeremy Jones is learning cello at an arts school in New York. At school he spots Susan Rollins, who practices for a ballet audition, and he falls in love on first sight. He’s very diffident in nearing her, so he gets some help of his experienced friend Ralph.
Les bien-aimés / Beloved (2011) Christophe Honoré, Catherine Deneuve, Ludivine Sagnier, Chiara Mastroianni, Drama, Musical, Romance
The movie opens with a shoe-shopping montage, circa 1964, set in the store of iconic French shoe designer Roger Vivier. (Catnip!) Sagnier’s Madeleine is a salesgirl there; one night, she steals a pair of Vivier spike heels and slips them on as she’s making her way home.
Call Me Madam (1953) Walter Lang, Ethel Merman, Donald O’Connor, Vera-Ellen, Comedy, Musical, Romance
Boisterous, fun-loving, and popular Washington D.C. hostess Sally Adams is appointed U.S. Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Lichtenburg, Europe’s smallest country. In Lichtenburg, the Duke and Duchess are negotiating a political marriage for their niece, Princess Maria in exchange for a substantial dowry.