The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929)

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In this musical revue, MGM introduced its silent-film stars. Conrad Nagel and Jack Benny host the event. Stars include: Buster Keaton, Joan Crawford, and Lionel Barrymore.

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All Critics (5) | Top Critics (3)

No semblance of a story, and considering cast nobody is going to care.

Jul 22, 2008 | Full Review…
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It is a talking and singing film free from irritating outpourings of coarse slang or a tedious, sobbing romance.

Jun 24, 2006 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

MGM's entry in the cycle of all-star studio revues that came with the advent of sound; it was by far the most popular, though the waning of some of the celebrities featured makes it seem a little creaky today.

Jun 24, 2006 | Full Review…

An early sound musical, this plotless revue, emceed by Conrad Nagel and Jack Benny, is a big mishmash with Shearer and Barrymore acting and then spoofing the balcony scene from Romeo and Juliet, and Joan Crawford not only dancing but singing too!

Mar 3, 2008 | Rating: C | Full Review…

It's a sometimes fascinating, sometimes tedious historical artifact.

Jun 9, 2006 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

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