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There's No Business Like Show Business

Our Marithon continues with 1954’s There’s No Business Like Show Business, the story of a Vaudeville family-act called The Five Donahues – like the Osmonds but with Ethel Merman instead of being Mormon. 161 more words


Golden Melodies: Favorite Dancing Scenes from Musical Films

I remember years ago a television program on ERT3 – a state broadcasting channel – entitled Golden Melodies (Chrises Melodies in Greek) and hosted by Lefteris Kogalidis, a devoted music journalist. 1,234 more words

Old Movies


Turner Classics was playing “Singin’ in the Rain,” so of course, we had to watch it. It wasn’t raining, but it didn’t matter. We never get tired of it. 356 more words

Daily Prompt

Revisiting "Singin' In the Rain"

In looking back, I am quite sure that my lifelong obsession with rain began with Singin’ In the Rain, a movie I loved so much as a child that I used to watch it before I was even old enough to understand what the plot was because the dancing so much captured my imagination. 932 more words


[Last Film I Watch] Singin’ in the Rain (1952) [8/10]

Title: Singin’ in the Rain
Year: 1952
Country: USA
Language: English
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Comedy
Stanley Donen
Gene Kelly
Adolph Green
Betty Comden… 582 more words

Film Review

Ma and Pa Kettle (1949)

Though the characters of Ma and Pa Kettle first appeared in the Fred MacMurray – Claudette Colbert winning comedy The Egg and I, it is here in the first of 9 films that they embarked on their own series of lovable adventures once again played by Marjorie Main and Percy Kilbride. 566 more words

Daily Take

Happy Birthday Donald O'Connor!


August 28, 1925 – September 27, 2003.

During their years travelling with the orchestra, Mildred and Mareen became friends with the O’Connor family and a certain little “small fry” known as Donald.   240 more words