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Norman Taurog

Words and Music

121' - 1948 - Comedy, Biography, Music/Musical - Dialogue: English
Director: Norman Taurog Composer: Lennie Hayton, Conrad Salinger, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart With: Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson
Rodgers (Tom Drake) was straight­ arrow and married Janet Leigh; Hart (Mickey Rooney) was a diminutive unhappy clown. This was their life? But: Rooney sings 'Manhattan, 'Judy Garland 'Johnny One Note', Lena Horne 'The Lady is a Tramp' and 'Where or When', June Allyson 'Thou Swell', Perry Coma 'Mountain Greenery', Mei Tormé 'Blue Moon' and Gene Kelly dances 'Slaughter on 10th Avenue' with Vera-Allen. You end up grateful tor Rodgers & Hart if not for M.G.M. (National Film Theatre, London)

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Credits

Director

Norman Taurog

Composer

Lennie Hayton, Conrad Salinger, Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart

With

Mickey Rooney, Tom Drake, June Allyson

Scenario

Guy Bolton, Ben Feiner Jr.

Director of Photography

Charles Rosher Jr., Harry Stradling

Editor

Albert Akst, Ferris Webster

Producer

Arthur Freed

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"Words and Music" ( Fred F. Finklehoffe)

Year

1948

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