I Love Melvin (1953)


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Singin' in the Rain co-stars Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds were re-teamed in the ebullient little musical I Love Melvin. O'Connor plays Melvin Hoover, the hapless assistant to Look magazine photographer Mergo (Jim Backus). When he falls in love with chorus girl Judy LeRoy (Reynolds), Melvin claims that he 's the magazine's head photographer. Carrying the ruse to the limit, Melvin arranges to shoot a portrait of Judy and her entire family, insisting that it appear on the cover of Look. On … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ruth Brookes Flippen, Ruth Brooks Flippen, George Wells
On DVD: May 22, 1991
MGM Pictures


as Judy Schneider / Jud...

as Melvin Hoover

as Mom Schneider

as Harry Flack

as Pop Schneider

as Mr. Hennenman

as Clarabelle

as Studio Guide

as Guest Star

as Guest Star
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Full Review… | March 26, 2009
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
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The appealing energetic cast do wonders with the slight material.

Full Review… | April 29, 2010
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Silly, typical '50s teen type fluff with competent O'Connor and Reynolds in leads.

April 30, 2007

OK musicial, but hardly an MGM classic.

May 19, 2006
Las Vegas Review-Journal

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