The Great Ziegfeld
- William Powell

Overview - This movie still sets the standard for what musicals should be. The larger-than-life career of stage genius Florenz Ziegfeld is aptly celebrated in this marvelous musical biography. As if the big story and all-star cast weren't enough, they threw in such unforgettable tunes as "If You Knew Susie," "Shine on Harvest Moon," and "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody."  Read more...

 
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Overview

This movie still sets the standard for what musicals should be. The larger-than-life career of stage genius Florenz Ziegfeld is aptly celebrated in this marvelous musical biography. As if the big story and all-star cast weren't enough, they threw in such unforgettable tunes as "If You Knew Susie," "Shine on Harvest Moon," and "A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody."

Awards:
1936 - Academy Awards - Best Dance Direction Winner
1936 - Academy Awards - Best Picture Winner
1936 - Academy Awards - Best Actress Winner

Cast List

William S. Gray - Editor\1930s-1940s
Karl Freund - German-American Director Of Photography/Director
Arthur Lange
Seymour Felix - American Choreographer
Ernest Cossart - Actor/In USA
Luise Rainer - Austrian Actress/In USA
William Powell - American actor, THE THIN MAN
William H. Powell - American actor, THE THIN MAN
William Anthony McGuire - Screenwriter\"..Ziegfeld"
Ray June - American Director of Photography\20s-50s
Eddie Imazu - Art Director\"..Ziegfeld"
Virginia Bruce - American Actress
Cedric Gibbons - Art Director/In USA
Robert Greig - Character Actor, TROUBLE IN PARADISE (1932)
Frank Morgan - American character actor, THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
George J. Folsey - American Director of Photography
George Folsey - American Director of Photography
Oliver T. Marsh - American Cinematographer
Myrna Loy - Voted "Queen of Hollywood" to Clark Gable's "King"
Myrna Williams - Voted "Queen of Hollywood" to Clark Gable's "King"
Ray Bolger - American Actor/Dancer, THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939)
Robert Z. Leonard - Director/Actor/Producer
Edwin B. Willis - Set Decorator
Adrian
Gilda Gray - Silent Film Actress
Leon Errol
Harriet Hoctor - Actress/Ziegfeld Perf.
Hunt Stromberg - American Producer/Director
Merritt Gerstad
Nat Pendleton - American Actor/Wrestler
Dennis Morgan - American Actor/Singer, /D. 1994 - CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
Stanley Morner - American Actor/Singer, /D. 1994 - CHRISTMAS IN CONNECTICUT
Fanny Brice - American Singer/Comedienne
Fannie Brice - American Singer/Comedienne
Reginald Owen - British Character Actor

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 186
  • Color Format: B&W
  • UPC: 883929151677
  • Genre: Drama
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Release Date: November 2010

Related Categories:
Movies > Dramas
Movies > Musicals
Movies > Biography

Related Keywords:
Dance
True Story
Recommended
Essential Cinema

 
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Synopsis:
Lavish biography of famed Broadway producer Florenz Ziegfeld, from his beginnings as a carnival sideman, to world fame, featuring numerous musical numbers and cameos by dozens of Ziegfeld notables.

Reviews:
"[T]his biopic of showman Florenz Ziegfeld is said to be fairly accurate....Fun..." - 02/03/2004 USA Today, p.3D

 
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