Marilyn Miller Movies on DVD
Popular Broadway singer Marilyn Miller plays the title role in this film version of the Jerome Kern/Clifford Grey stage musical, her first of only three screen features. Plucky orphan Sally grows up to become a cafe waitress who dreams of and achieves stardom as a singer in a Ziegfeld show. Alexander Gray co-stars as Miller's love interest, and Joe E. Brown is her co-worker, an exiled European prince. Songs include "Wild Rose," "Look for the Silver Lining." 101 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
To avoid marrying a sleazy circus owner, English trick rider Marilyn Miller stows away on a transatlantic liner disguised as a boy. When she's discovered, passenger Joe Donahue agrees to wed Miller so she can get into the U.S. and seek out true love Lawrence Gray. Lively musical comedy, based on a Kern/Hammerstein/Harbach Broadway show starring Miller, features the songs "D'Ya Love Me?," "I Was Alone," "Who?" 78 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.