Lady Be Good (1941)

Lady Be Good





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The 1924 George Gershwin stage hit Lady Be Good was brought to the screen by MGM; any resemblance (beyond the Gershwin score) to the original play is purely accidental. The MGM scriveners came up with a new story concerning married songwriters Ann Sothern and Robert Young, who can't live with each other and can't live without each other. Top billing goes to dancing star Eleanor Powell, who certainly deserves it. Red Skelton is around and about as well, inserting a few much-needed laughs. While … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Musical & Performing Arts, Classics, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Vincente Minnelli, Arnold Auerbach, Robert MacGunigle, Jack McGowan, Kay Van Riper
In Theaters:
On DVD: May 22, 1991


as Edward Crane

as Dixie Donegan Crane

as Marilyn Marsh

as Buddy Crawford

as Judge Murdock

as Joe `Red' Willet

as Mr. Blanton

as Bill Pattison

as Max Milton

as Mrs. Carter Wardley

as Berry Brother

as Berry Brother

as Berry Brother

as Debutante

as Policeman
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New York Times
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Chicago Reader
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Audience Reviews for Lady Be Good

Charming, fluffy musical with good music and sprightly performances. That Eleanor Powell sure could dance.

jay nixon

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