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Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937)

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A Broadway producer desperately seeks backing for his show, and his prayers are answered when the star's horse wins a race. This third Broadway Melody film features Robert Taylor, Eleanor Powell and a few well-known performers including fifteen-year-old Judy Garland, Buddy Ebsen and others.

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Cast

Robert Taylor
as Stephan "Steve" Raleigh
Eleanor Powell
as Sally Lee
Sophie Tucker
as Alice Clayton
Judy Garland
as Betty Clayton
George Murphy
as Sonny Ledford
Binnie Barnes
as Caroline Whipple
Buddy Ebsen
as Peter Trot
Charles Igor Gorin
as Nicki Papaloopas
Raymond Walburn
as Herman Whipple
Robert Benchley
as Duffy, Raleigh's P.R. Man
Willie Howard
as The Waiter
Charley Grapewin
as James K. Blakeley
Charles Grapewin
as James K. Blakeley
Robert Wildhack
as The Sneezer
Billy Gilbert
as George Papaloopas
Barnett Parker
as Jerry Jason
Helen Troy
as Emma Snipe
Carole Landis
as Bit Part
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Critic Reviews for Broadway Melody of 1938

All Critics (4)

Stunning Elanor Powell dances, great music highlight all time tops MGM musical.

March 14, 2009
Video-Reviewmaster.com

It's ridiculous and tremendous fun, a veritable evening of entertainment with song and dance and comedy acts and a story that exists only to transition from one act to another.

Full Review… | April 6, 2008
Seanax.com

Great musical numbers, but a lame plot and George Murphy work against it.

March 1, 2004
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Audience Reviews for Broadway Melody of 1938

The least interesting of the MGM "Broadway Melody" series, notable only for Garland's "Dear Mr. Gable - You Made Me Love You" sequence and a gargantuan finale.

Michael Troudt
Michael Troudt

The best part was Judy Garland singing to a Clark Gable photograph "dear Mr Gable you made me love you" what a sweet moment in movie history! Of course Eleanor Powell just fantastic amazing tap dancer!!! And Robert Taylor a hot leading men. Great story and production =)

Stefanie Rizzi
Stefanie Rizzi
½

Judy sings and Buddy and Eleanor dance both worth checking out the rest is just ordinary.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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