The Firefly (1937)

The Firefly

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Movie Info

In this adaptation of the operetta by Rudolf Friml, secret agent Nina Maria Azara (Jeannette MacDonald) is working undercover for the King of Spain as a singer known as the "Mosca del Fuego" or "Firefly." Her mission is to uncover Napoleon's plot to invade Spain before it is too late. This film features a variety of songs including "Donkey Serenade," "Love Is Like a Firefly," " and "When a Maid Comes Knocking At Your Heart."

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Ogden Nash
In Theaters:
On DVD: Nov 18, 1992
Runtime:
MGM

Cast


as Nina Maria Azara

as Don Diego

as Col. de Rouchemont

as Marquis DeMelito

as Etienne

as Innkeeper

as King Ferdinand

as Gen. Savary

as St. Clair

as Izquierdo

as Coach Driver's Son

as Waiter in Cafe

as Cafe Proprietor

as Smiling Waiter

as French Officer

as Officer

as Pigeon Vendor

as Strawberry Vendor

as Fruit Vendor

as Hat Vendor

as Flower Vendor

as Capt. Pierlot

as Spanish General

as Civilian Wife

as Beggar

as Napoleon

as Spanish General

as Dying Soldier

as Secretary

as Lieutenant

as French Lieutenant

as French Officer

as French Officer

as French Officer

as French Officer

as French Officer

as French Officer

as French Officer

as French Officer

as Stablehand

as French Soldier

as French Soldier

as French Soldier

as French Soldier

as French Soldier

as French Soldier

as French Soldier

as Spanish Civilian

as Napoleonic Officer

as Bayonne Cafe Extra

as Bayonne Cafe Extra

as Soldiers in Bayonne ...

as Soldiers in Bayonne ...

as Bit Spaniard

as Stablehand

as Captain of Guards

as Spanish Patriot

as English General

as English General

as English General

as English General

as Duke of Wellington

as Chief of Staff

as Jail Guard

as Adjutant, Secret Ser...

as Officer

as Madrid Cafe Dancer
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Critic Reviews for The Firefly

All Critics (2) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

OK operetta has some good tunes.

Full Review… | October 2, 2014
Classic Film and Television

Audience Reviews for The Firefly

Love this movie Allan Jones and Jeanette Macdonald are wonderful in their only starring role together!!!!!!!!!!!

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