Lillian Russell (1940)

Lillian Russell

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Lillian Russell is the sanitized musical biopic of the legendary (and much-married) 19th century musical comedy star. Discovered in 1880 by bandleader Tony Pastor (Leo Carrillo), Lillian Russell (Alice Faye) wastes no time rising to fame and fortune on the Broadway stage. Along the way, she curries the favor of such eligible bachelors as newspaperman Alexander Moore (Henry Fonda), composer Edward Solomon (Don Ameche), and railroad tycoon Diamond Jim Brady (Edward Arnold). She marries the first … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: William Anthony McGuire
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 20, 2007
Runtime:
20th Century Fox Film Corporation

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Cast


as Helen Leonard/Lillia...

as Edward Solomon

as Alexander Moore

as Tony Pastor

as Diamond Jim Brady

as Jesse Lewisohn

as Grandma Leonard

as Cynthia Leonard

as Charles Leonard

as Edna McCauley

as William Gilbert

as Arthur Sullivan

as Himself

as Himself

as Leopold Damrosch

as President Grover Cle...

as Chauffeur

as Coachman

as Soldier

as Soldier

as Soldier

as Reporter

as Reporter

as Hotel Clerk

as Frank

as Policeman

as Dr. Dobbins

as Mrs. Rose

as Mrs. Hobbs

as Lillian Russell's Si...

as Eddie Foy, Sr.

as Lillian Russell's Si...

as Lillian Russell's Si...

as Stage Manager

as New Born Baby

as Mr. Sloane

as Bradley

as Miss Smyth

as Stage Doorman

as Official
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