Thousands Cheer (1943)
An Army base variety show is the setting for this high-energy musical, with Gene Kelly as a former trapeze artist who's trying to get out of the Army and Kathryn Grayson the colonel's daughter he's fallen head over heels for. MGM's star-filled contribution to the war effort co-stars Mary Astor, John Boles, Lionel Barrymore, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Lucille Ball, and many more. Songs include "Honeysuckle Rose," "In a Little Spanish Town," "Yankee Doodle," and "Let Me Call You Sweetheart." 126 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Academy Award ®
Nominee: Best Cinematography (Color), Best Interior Decoration (Color), Best Score (Musical)
- George Sidney
- DVD-R Fullscreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, John Boles, Ben Blue, Frances Rafferty, Mary Elliott, Frank Jenks, Frank Sully, Dick Simmons, Ben Lessy, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Ann Sothern, Lucille Ball, Virginia O'Brien, Frank Morgan, Lena Horne, Marsha Hunt, Marilyn Maxwell, Donna Reed, Margaret O'Brien, June Allyson... More