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Silver Screen Icons: Eleanor Powell
Format: DVD Genre: Musicals (Theatrical)
Silver Screen Icons: Eleanor Powell

Silver Screen Icons: Eleanor Powell

Format: DVD Genre: Musicals (Theatrical)
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Two-disc set includes:

Broadway Melody Of 1936 (1935)

When would-be stage star Irene Foster (Eleanor Powell, in her first star turn) is turned down by high school sweetheart Robert Gordon (Robert Taylor) for his latest play she masquerades as a Parisian singer in order to win a part. With Buddy Ebsen, Una Merkel, and Jack Benny as a scheming newspaper columnist; tunes include "You Are My Lucky Star," "Broadway Rhythm" and "Sing Before Breakfast." BW/Rtg: NR

Born To Dance (1936)

Hoofer Nora Paige (Eleanor Powell) is indeed "born to dance," and she proves it to boyfriend Ted Barker (James Stewart, who trips a little light fantastic himself), in this M-G-M musical boasting a Cole Porter score that includes "Easy to Love," "Swingin' the Jinx Away," and "I've Got You Under My Skin." Buddy Ebsen, Una Merkel, Virginia Bruce co-star. BW/Rtg: NR

Broadway Melody Of 1938 (1937)

Talent agent Steve Raleigh’ (Robert Taylor) planning a show on the Great White Way again, but his backer doesn't want unknown horse trainer-turned-dancer Sally Lee (Eleanor Powell) as the revue's star. The cast includes Buddy Ebsen, George Murphy, Sophie Tucker, and star-on-the-rise Judy Garland (who sings "Dear Mr. Gable"). Songs include "Broadway Melody," "You Are My Lucky Star," "You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)." BW/Rtg: NR

Broadway Melody Of 1940 (1940)

The final entry in M-G-M's "Broadway Melody" series features top-flight entertainment in the form of a marvelous Cole Porter score ("Begin the Beguine," "I've Got My Eye on You"), exciting Fred Astaire-Eleanor Powell dance numbers, and some hilarious skits. Also stars George Murphy, Frank Morgan, and Ian Hunter. Other songs include "Between You and Me," and "I Concentrate on You." 102 min. BW/Rtg: NR

Studio: Turner Home Ent
Number of Discs: 2
Release Date: 2/6/2018
Item #: 2002420X
UPC #: 883929631384
Attributes: Eco Amaray Case, 2 Pack
Product Type: DVD

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