Ice Follies of 1939 (1939)





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In this musical drama, a husband and wife endure marital strife when she signs a Hollywood film contract while he must remain in the East to work as a skater. Her career takes off, while his is on increasingly thin ice. The devoted wife offers to forsake her career for him. Fortunately, a kindly producer intervenes and helps the hubby get a job as a movie producer. The film includes a 17-minute fantasy finale in Techincolor performed by the International Ice follies. Songs include: "Loveland in the Wintertime," "Something's Gotta Happen Soon," "It's All So New to Me," "Cinderella Reel," and "Blackbirds."
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Joan Crawford
as Mary McKay
James Stewart
as Larry Hall
Lew Ayres
as Eddie Burgess
Lewis Stone
as Douglas 'Doug' Tolliver Jr.
Lionel Stander
as Mort Hodges
Truman Bradley
as Melvyn Rodney
Larry Jackson
as Skating Horse
Marie Blake
as Effie Lane
Bess Ehrhardt
as Kitty Sherman
Charles Williams
as Max Norton
Eddie Conrad
as Hal Gibbs
Arthur Loft
as Director
Mary Forbes
as Lady Hilda
James Flavin
as Doorman
Joe Manz
as Tolliver's Chauffeur
Hal K. Dawson
as Publicity Man
Louis Adlon
as Dress Designer
Charles Judels
as Makeup Man
Darla Hood
as Sister
James M. McNamara
as Politician
Eddie Kane
as Politician
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Critic Reviews for Ice Follies of 1939

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A lavish musical romantic comedy that skates on thin ice.

Full Review… | May 25, 2015
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i think this would be better if it was a vehicle for sonja hennie at 20th fox it would have been better

Greg Wood
Greg Wood

Certainty not the best Joan Crawford or James Stewart film out their; the movie seemed to be lacking something. But the skating scenes are spectacular.

Avery Davis
Avery Davis

just awful

jay nixon
jay nixon

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