Category Archives: 1940’s

On the Town

In a New York harbor, three sailors have just gotten off the boat, and are excited for their 24 hour shore leave. Gabey (Gene Kelly), Chip (Frank Sinatra), and Ozzie (Jules Munshin) are all planning to find adventure and romance before … Continue reading

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Yankee Doodle Dandy

This movie, roughly based on a true story, is about American playwright, composer, actor, dancer, and singer, George M. Cohan (James Cagney). Born into a vaudeville family, Cohan was singing and dancing with his folks in no time at all, … Continue reading

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Easter Parade

The famous dancing duo, Don Hewes (Fred Astaire) and Nadine Hale (Ann Miller), are about to go on tour when Nadine decides that she is going to take her own solo job and leave Don in the dust. Don is … Continue reading

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Meet Me In St. Louis

In 1903 all of St. Louis is looking forward to hosting the World’s Fair, and they are feverishly getting ready for it, including the tight-knit Smith family. Judy Garland stars as Ester Smith who, through all the excitement going on … Continue reading

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