Rose of Washington Square (1939)

Rose of Washington Square


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Movie Info

Set during the 1920s, this musical follows the romance between Rose Sargent, an up-and-coming entertainer, and whistle-slick but good-hearted schemer Bart Clinton. The basic plot seemed to closely mirror the notorious affair between entertainer Fanny Brice and Nicky Arnstein.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Musical & Performing Arts, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Nunnally Johnson
In Theaters:
On DVD: Oct 7, 2008



as Rose Sargent

as Barton DeWitt Clinto...

as Ted Cotter

as Harry Long

as Whitey Boone

as Buck Russell

as Barouche driver

as Himself

as Mike Cavanaugh

as Toby

as District attorney

as Master of Ceremonies

as Candy Butcher

as Officer

as Lieutenant

as Miss Lust

as Mr. Paunch

as Sam Kress

as Mrs. Russell

as Mr. Mork

as Mike Cavanaugh
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Critic Reviews for Rose of Washington Square

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

Full Review… | March 26, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
Top Critic

Full Review… | February 9, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

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

Faye and Jolson are enjoyable throughout.

Full Review… | November 13, 2008

Full Review… | May 24, 2003

Audience Reviews for Rose of Washington Square


Except for the names a blantant telling of the Fanny Brice story, Alice even sings My Man! The smoking number is odd to say the least and Al Jolson is very much an acquired taste.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

pairing #3 of who were 20th century top box office draws alice faye & tyrone power they work well together added plus seeing power play a bad guy like he did in jesse james must have been fun 4 him 2 play bad too.

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