Maytime (1937)

Maytime (1937)






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The third of MGM's profitable Jeanette MacDonald/Nelson Eddy songfests, Maytime opens in the early 20th century, with a young girl arguing with her boyfriend over her wishes to become an opera singer. The girl's neighbor, a lonely old woman whom we gradually recognize as a convincingly "aged" Jeanette MacDonald, tells the girl of her own career in opera. The old lady was once the radiant young diva Marcia Mornay. In 1868 she was the toast of Europe, thanks to the tutelage of her voice instructor … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Noel Langley
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 10, 2012


as Marcia Morney/Miss M...

as Paul Allison

as Nicolai Nazaroff

as August Archipenko

as Kip Stuart

as Barbara Roberts

as Composer Trentini

as Fanchon

as Secretary

as Emperor Louis Napole...

as Empress Eugenie

as Mme. Fanchon

as Orchestra Conductor

as Dubrovsky, Czaritza'...

as Maypole Dancer

as Opera Director

as Opera Director

as Opera Director

as Opera Director

as Bearded Director

as O'Brien, a Director

as Drunk in Cafe

as Empress' Dinner Comp...

as Student in Bar

as Opera House Manager

as Massilon, Hotel Man...

as Assistant Manager

as Publicity Man

as French Proprietor

as Opera Contralto

as Prompter

as Student

as Student

as Student

as Student

as Maypole Dancer

as Gossiper

as Court Official

as Concierge

as Master of Ceremonies

as Noble

as Servant

as Stage Doorman

as Stage Manager

as French Proprietor

as Doctor

as Sleeper outside Cafe

as Opera Critic

as Peasant

as Bow-and-Arrow Stand ...

as Juggling Clown

as `Merry Month of May'...

as `Merry Month of May'...

as Queen of the May

as `Les Huguenots' Chor...

as `Les Huguenots' Chor...

as Monsieur Bulliet
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Critic Reviews for Maytime

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

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

Beautifully designed MacDonald-Eddy vehicle with the bonus of John Barrymore.

September 4, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

July 18, 2005

Full Review… | July 30, 2003
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films

Audience Reviews for Maytime

Wonderful movie. Very sad, but very meaningful. The story stays with you long after the movie ends.

Catherine B.

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