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Cole Porter in Hollywood: Too Darn Hot (2003) - Short Film
Ann Miller hosts this documentary short on the making of the MGM-Cole Porter hot musical "Kiss Me Kate". (imdb)
Mulholland Drive (1999) - TV Movie
NOT THE FILM but the TV Pilot for the never-realized program: Lynch's Picture Factory joined with Imagine Television in association with Touchstone Television to produce this two-hour ABC pilot. ABC passed on it due to the violence and the pilot was left in limbo until 18 months later Studio Canal Plus agreed to pay ABC $7 million to turn "Mulholland Dr." into a film.
Some of MGM'S musical stars review the studios history of musicals. (imdb)
Kay Hilliard, a former nightclub singer, married ten years and mother of a young daughter, is informed that her husband Steve is having an affair with chorus girl Crystal, so she goes to Reno for a divorce. After that, Steve marries Crystal, but Crystal isn't true. When Kay hears about this, she starts fighting to win her ex-husband back. (imdb)
Bruce Hallerton becomes coach of the Panthers, a little league baseball team. The fact that an attractive widow has her son in the team causes problems with his wife. (imdb)
Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other gobs try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show "Hit the Deck". After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral. (imdb)
Biographic movie about the American composer Sigmund Romberg. (imdb)
Rick Belrow Livingston, in love with Broadway star Lisa, is sentenced to 30 days in jail for speeding throu a small town. He persuades the judge's daughter Cindy to let him leave for one night, so that he can visit Lisa on her birthday. After that he goes on the town with Cindy and she falls in love with him. But Dr. Schemmer wants that his son becomes her husband. (imdb)
Fred and Lilly are a divorced pair of actors who are brought together by Cole Porter who has written a musical version of The Taming of the Shrew... (imdb)
Al Marsh, Tony Naylor and Jerry Ralby, Broadway producers, are desperately looking for backers. Al is one of the heirs of a dress salon in Paris, but this is almost bankrupt. The two other heiresses, Stephanie and Clarisse and the three producers are able to convince the creditors to back a fashion show there. Things become complicated, when Al and Tony fall in love with Stephanie and Al's New York girl friend Bubbles arrives. (imdb)
Nancy Peterson and her friends wants to get a spot on Bob Crosby's TV show, but their agent has linked them. (imdb)
A showmen team is mistaken for a cattle baron and his sister (imdb)
A cameraman helps a heiress to get rid off her finacial adviser, who wants to get her money. (imdb)
Three sailors - Gabey, Chip and Ozzie - let loose on a 24-hour pass in New York and the Big Apple will never be the same... (imdb)
Mighty Manhattan, New York's Wonder City (1949) - Short Film
Although not officially an entry in the Traveltalks series, the same production crew was used for this two-reeler, and the opening credits have the same appearance. The film visits many of the neighborhoods and landmarks on Manhattan Island and occasionally includes a history lesson. The neighborhoods include the Bowery, Chinatown, Herald Square, and Times Square... (imdb)
Don Hewes and Nadine Hale are a dancing team, but she decides to start a career on her own. So he takes the next dancer he meets... (imdb)
Ricardo, the milquetoast son of a Mexican bandit, would rather lead a quiet life in Boston. But the family would rather that he follow in his father's footsteps and become "The Kissing Bandit". (imdb)
Vicki Dean, is the soon to be divorced wife of theatrical manager Steve Farraugh. While mounting a big musical spectacular in Brazil, Farraugh simultaneously campaigns to win back his wife. The couple encounters romantic interference from tap-dancer Linda Lorens. (Wikipedia)
Radio singing star, Eve Porter, wants a vacation during her show's summer hiatus, but her manager and press have booked her for additional work. She refuses and goes to Las Vegas. When she finds them there hunting her down, she manages to escape them by hiding in the car of a newspaper reporter. She comes out of hiding while he is driving, but everything she says is misconstrued, making him believe that she is a recently-escaped convict, "The Singing Widow". (imdb)
Edithea Alden, a college girl from a wealthy family, is working at night as dancer in a nightclub. When the leading lady Rose is losing the customers attracting, Editha gets her job, but due to the fact that her double life could be discovered, she quits, the nightclub is forced to close. In college she gets a role in the annual college show. (imdb)
Kansas girl Terry Baxter has won a trip to Hollywood, tries to get a job as a dancer and ends up as secretary of screenwriter Haven. She mixes up the scripts, is fired and when she tries to explain to him what happened, she tries to break in a residence - she belives it belongs Haven's boss Stuart, but she is wrong - and is arrested. But Stuart and Haven don't let her drop. (imdb)
Band Leader Kay Kyser wants to take a holiday, but his publicist Charlotte has promised that he'll give a concert for defense plant workers. Due to the fact that his vocalist has quit to get married, the plant owner's daughter Julie sings instead. But Kay dislikes her idea of joining the band. (imdb)
Musical comedy star Jimmy Leighter wants to get away from show biz and his leading lady Winnie Clark, so he joins the Army. There he gets the order to put on a show, Winnie Clark appears in a camp show, hears about his task and offers him his help. He thinks, she does it for her publicity only, so he doesn't want to know anything about this, till he finds out, that she has no such intentions. (imdb)
Freddy Martin and his band go on a trailer vacation, taking along Rochester as a handy man. They run out of gas in a ghost town and have to spend the night in the deserted Palace Hotel. The next morning, Ann Crawford and her three friends, Josie, Billie and May, arrive as Ann has inherited the hotel and most of the surrounding property, and she and her friends have pooled their savings to pay off the debts and formed a company to run the hotel.
Beverly Ross moderates an 5:30 am radio show with swing music, dedicated to the local servicemen. Two buddies of her brother have a chance to meet her and both fall in love. One of them is a wealthy sponsor, the other used to be his chauffeur, but before she can decide, which of them she likes more, the soldiers have their marching orders and are away to their destination. (imdb)
Troupers (Ann Miller, Johnnie Johnston, Jerry Colonna) put on a swing show in a World War II aircraft plant.
While doing her tight-rope act in a local circus, Daisy Hawkins, sees the owner shot by gangsters. The gangsters are after her to eliminate the only eye witness and the police chase her to testify against the gangsters. Daisy goes to the nearby army camp where her sweetheart, J. Wethersby "Pinky" Fothergill, is the chief carrier pigeon trainer. Rehearsal for the big army show is being held by Private Stephen Chandler.
Federal Marshall Tex Miller, and his girl-friend Belinda Pendergast are having problems with the masked bandid 'Pecos Pete'. (imdb)
Kitty Brown, the maid of Frances Lewis, a nightclub star, gets after Frances' fiancée forbids her to appear in the club, a Hollywood contract. (imdb)
Mr Casey's daughter Connie wants to go to the Pottawatomie college and he sends without her knowledge four football players as her bodyguards. The college is in financial trouble, so her bodyguards use their salary for the college. The football players join the college team, and so the team becomes one of the best...
His Arizona hometown of Torpedo invites Gene back to be the honorary sheriff of the Frontier Days Celebration. (imdb)
A small radio station is saved of getting bankrupt by a backer, who invests money for a TV equipment, if the owner allows, that his dancing daughter Annabelle can dance and sing on the screen, but due to her voice, her singing had to be dubbed by the owner's girl friend Pat Abbott.But problems start, when the owner starts dating Annabelle. (imdb)
The Marx Brothers try and put on a play before their landlord finds out that they have run out of money... (imdb)
The ex-fiancée of a young rich man becomes the companion of a jewel thief, forming a vaudeville act with face "cure", but after she discovers, that she can really cure people, she decides to quit. (imdb)
A songwriter uses the songs one of his pupils writes while sleeping for his own contract.
A good-natured but decidedly eccentric family meets a new friend. (imdb)
Dr. Molnac and his musical troupe; Beggs, the manager; Mitzi Martos, a singer; Mitzi's agent Pauline; society scion Barry Saunders and his "keeper" Oliver Goodwin, are en route to Santa Barbara. Barry falls for Mitzi while trying to loosen her slipper caught between two railroad cars, but she mysteriously leaves before he can learn her name. Barry and Oliver take a suite at the Casa Barbara, where they hire the house detective, Parkyakarkus to find the slipper's owner but he bungles the job. (imdb)