That's Entertainment! (1974)

G  |   |  Documentary, Family, Musical


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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Cast & Crew

Top Billed Cast



Director:

Jack Haley Jr.

Writer:

Jack Haley Jr.

Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie's dedication: "Over the years, under the leadership of Louis B. Mayer and others, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has produced a series of musical films whose success and artistic merit remain unsurpassed in motion picture history. There were literally thousands of... ...


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

At the beginning of the film, Frank Sinatra says The Hollywood Revue of 1929 is the "first all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing movie ever made,". In fact it wasn't, the first was The Broadway Melody, which was released in February, nine months before "The Hollywood Revue" was ever released. Indeed, by the time of That's Entertainment III (1994), narrator Gene Kelly was now calling The Hollywood Revue of 1929, "one of the first all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing movies."


Crazy Credits

Before Leo the Lion roars at the beginning, the words "Beginning our next 50 years" appear in the lion's traditional place in the MGM logo, which itself has been modified to indicate the company's golden anniversary.

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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