That's Entertainment! (1974)

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That's Entertainment! (1974) Poster

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.


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  • Elizabeth Taylor and Gene Kelley attend the opening of "That's Entertainment"
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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Jack Haley Jr.

Writer:

Jack Haley Jr.

Did You Know?

Trivia

Norma Shearer made an agitated phone call to MGM senior executive Paul Rosenfeld, insisting that her reaction shots to Clark Gable's 'Puttin' on the Ritz' (from Idiot's Delight (1939)) be deleted. Unfortunately, it was too late to make any changes and the shots remained in the film. Shearer ... ...


Quotes

Frank Sinatra: The year is 1929; the singer, Cliff Edwards, also known as Ukelele Ike. The film: "Hollywood Revue"; it is the first all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing movie ever made. In the years that followed, "Singin' in the Rain" would become a theme song ...


Goofs

During her narrative section, Liza Minnelli erroneously states that her mother, Judy Garland "once told me that MGM seemed obsessed with Shirley Temple. They even offered Fox Clark Gable and Jean Harlow just to obtain Temple for a picture Metro was preparing. But the deal fell through, so MGM went head with the picture and cast Momma in the role of Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz." In fact, Jean Harlow died before MGM began preparations for The Wizard of Oz.


Crazy Credits

After the closing credits, some video releases include the film's original instrumental exit overture.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Genres

Documentary | Family | Musical

Details

Release Date:

21 June 1974

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$3,200,000 (estimated)

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