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  • 1945
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Feature Length Theatrical Animated Film
  • Cartoon Characters: (Live Action) Fred Astaire, Raffles, Tai Long, Lucille Ball, Princess, Moy Ling, Norma, The Star, Kathryn Grayson, Lena Horne, Alfredo, Lawyer's Client, J. Newton Numbskull, Esther Williams, Florenz Ziegfeld Jr., Lawyer, Violetta, Dance Specialty, Monty, Martin, Chinese Gentleman, Telephone Voice, Virginia O'Brien, Caller, The Puppets, Countess, Woman Who Gets Her Man Taken, Tall Woman, Lieutenant, Duchess, Major-Domo, Extra Man, Butler, Major-Domo's Assistant, Roping, Twirling Act, Flirt, Warden, Rooster, Porky, Bar Singer, Costermonger, Count, Texan, Telephone Operator, Telegraph Boy, Dyspeptic, Girl, Gentlemen, Specialties (Scenes Deleted), Chorus Boys, Masked Men, Club Patrons, Dancers, Ziegfeld Girls, Judges, Subway Policemen.
  • Vocal Talent: (Live Action) Fred Astaire (Himself [in "Here's to the Ladies"], Raffles [in "This Heart of Mine"], Tai Long [in "Limehouse Blues"], Gentleman [in "The Babbit and the Bromide"]), Lucille Ball (Herself [in "Here's to the Ladies"]), Lucille Bremer (Princess [in "This Heart of Mine"], Moy Ling [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Fanny Brice (Norma [in "A Sweepstakes Ticket"]), Judy Garland (The Star [in "A Great Lady Has An Interview"]), Kathryn Grayson (Herself [in "Beauty"]), Lena Horne (Herself [in "Love"]), Gene Kelly (Gentleman [in "The Babbit and the Bromide"]), James Melton (Alfredo [in scene from "La Traviata"]), Victor Moore (Lawyer's Client [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Red Skelton (J. Newton Numbskull [in "When Television Comes"]), Esther Williams (Herself [in "A Water Ballet"]), William Powell (Florenz Ziegfeld Jr.), Edward Arnold (Lawyer [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Marion Bell (Violetta [in scene from "La Traviata"]), Cyd Charisse (Dance Specialty), Hume Cronyn (Monty ([in "A Sweepstakes Ticket"]), William Frawley (Martin [in "A Sweepstakes Ticket"]), Robert Lewis (Chinese Gentleman [in "Limehouse Blues"], Telephone Voice [in "Number Please"]), Virginia O'Brien (Herself [in "Here's to the Ladies"]), Keenan Wynn (Caller [in "Number Please"]), Bunin's Puppets (The Puppets), Van Johnson (Specialty [scenes deleted]), Marilyn Maxwell (Specialty [scenes deleted]), Rod Alexander (Chorus Boy), Robert Ames (Masked Man [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Juliette Ball (Club Patron [in "Love"]), Lennie Bluett (Dancer [in "Love"]), Karin Booth (Ziegfeld Girl), Helen Boyce (Countess [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Marie Bryant (Woman Who Gets Her Man Taken [in "Love"]), Lucille Casey (Ziegfeld Girl), Elise Cavanna (Tall Woman), Feodor Chaliapin Jr. (Lieutenant [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Naomi Childers (Duchess [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Milton Chisholm (Chorus Boy), Charles Coleman (Major-Domo [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Aina Constant (Ziegfeld Girl), Joseph Crehan (First Judge [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Dick D'Arcy (Chorus Boy), William B. Davidson (Second Judge [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Jack Deery (Extra Man), Dante DiPaolo (Chorus Boy), Frances Donelan (Ziegfeld Girl), Natalie Draper (Ziegfeld Girl), Eddie Dunn (Third Subway Policeman [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Rex Evans (Butler [in "A Great Lady Has An Interview"]), Sam Flint (Major-Domo's Assistant [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Sam Garrett (Roping, Twirling Act), Sidney Gordon (Masked Man [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Aileen Haley (Ziegfeld Girl), Carol Haney (Ziegfeld Girl), Suzette Harbin (Flirt [in "Love"]), Avanelle Harris (Club Patron [in "Love"]), Maggie Hathaway (Dancer [in "Love"]), Charles Hawkins (Club Patron [in "Love"]), Harry Hayden (Warden [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Cleo Herndon (Dancer [in "Love"]), George Hill (Second Subway Policeman [in "Pay the Two Dollars"]), Shirlee Howard (Ziegfeld Girl), Don Hulbert (Chorus Boy), James King (Rooster [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Peter Lawford (Porky [in "Number Please"]), Harriet Lee (Bar Singer [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Eugene Loring (Costermonger [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Charles Lunard (Masked Man [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Herb Lurie (Chorus Boy), Matt Mattox (Chorus Boy), Bert May (Chorus Boy), Helen O'Hara (Ziegfeld Girl), Garry Owen (First Subway Policeman [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Jack Purcell (Chorus Boy), Tommy Rall (Chorus Boy), Jack Regas (Masked Man [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Ricky Ricardi (Chorus Boy), Alex Romero (Chorus Boy), Noreen Roth (Ziegfeld Girl), Elaine Shepard (Ziegfeld Girl), Count Stefenelli (Count [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Grady Sutton (Texan [in "Number Please"]), Ray Teal (Second Subway Policeman [in "Limehouse Blues"]), Audrey Totter (Telephone Operator [in "Number Please"]), Dorothy Van Nuys (Ziegfeld Girl), Arthur Walsh (Telegraph Boy [in "A Sweepstakes Ticket"]), Robert Wayne (Dyspeptic [in "This Heart of Mine"]), Eve Whitney (Ziegfeld Girl), Kay Williams (Girl [in "Number Please"], Ziegfeld Girl).
  • Directed By Lemuel Ayers (Segment "Love"), Roy Del Ruth (Segment "A Sweepstakes Ticket"), Robert Lewis (Segment "Number Please"), Vincente Minnelli (Segments "This Heart of Mine," "Limehouse Blues," "A Great Lady Has an Interview," "The Babbitt and the Bromide" and "Beauty"), Merrill Pye (Segment "A Water Ballet"), George Sidney (Segments "Here's to the Girls," "Pay the Two Dollars" and "When Television Comes"), Charles Walters (Segment "A Great Lady Has an Interview").
    Assistant Directors: Jack Greenwood, Al Shenberg.
  • Produced By Arthur Freed.
  • Animated By Lou Bunin.
    Animation Supervisor: Lou Chuten.
  • Written By John Murray Anderson, Lemuel Ayers, Peter Barr [uncredited], Guy Bolton, Allen Boretz, Irving Brecher, Eddie Cantor, Erik Charell, Harry Crane, Roger Edens, Joseph Erens, David Freedman, Devery Freeman, Everett Freeman, E.Y. Harburg, Lou Holtz, Cal Howard, Al Lewis, Robert Lewis, Max Liebman, Eugene Loring, Wilkie C. Mahoney, Jack McGowan, William Noble, James O'Hanlon, Samson Raphaelson, Philip Rapp, William Schorr, Joseph Schrank, Frank Sullivan, Kay Thompson, Harry Tugend [uncredited], Charles Walters, Edgar Allan Woolf.
    Writers, Segment "When Television Comes": Edna Skelton, Red Skelton.
    Story: Lemuel Ayers, Robert Lewis.
  • Edited By Albert Akst.
  • Art Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Merrill Pye, Jack Martin Smith, Lemuel Ayers, Edward C. Carfagno, Harry McAfee.
  • Art Director, Puppet Sequence: William Ferrari.
  • Art Director, "Limehouse Blues" Sequence: Irene Sharaff.
  • Set Decoration: Mac Alper, Edwin B. Willis.
  • Associate Set Decorator: Mac Alper.
  • Costume Supervisor: Irene.
  • Costume Design: Helen Rose, Irene Sharaff, Florence Bunin, Tony Duquette.
  • Key Makeup Artist: Dorothy Ponedel.
  • Makeup Artist: Jack Dawn.
  • Hair Stylist: Sydney Guilaroff.
  • Animator: Lou Bunin.
  • Animation Supervisor: Lou Chuten.
  • Director of Photography: Charles Rosher.
  • Cinematography: George J. Folsey, Ray June.
  • First Assistant Camera (Segment "When Television Comes"): Robert J. Bronner.
  • Second Camera Operator: John M. Nickolaus Jr.
  • Music: Roger Edens, Lennie Hayton, Conrad Salinger.
  • Musical Director: Lennie Hayton.
  • Music Adaptor: Roger Edens.
  • Music Arrangers: Ted Duncan, Calvin Jackson, Paul Marquardt, Fletcher Henderson.
  • Recording Director: Douglas Shearer.
  • Orchestrators: Wally Heglin, Conrad Salinger.
  • Vocal Arranger: Kay Thompson.
  • Dance Director: Robert Alton.
  • Additional Choreographers: Roy Del Ruth, Eugene Loring, Charles Walters.
  • Technicolor Color Director: Natalie Kalmus.
  • Associate Technicolor Color Director: Henri Jaffa.
  • Secretary, Mr. Freed: Helen Auer.
  • Secretary, Mr. Evans: Belva Lannan.

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Cartoon Summary:

Heaven's harps and wings are nice, but what showman extraordinaire Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. wants most now that he's no longer on Earth is to put on another extravaganza. It would have the brightest stars and creative talents. The most glamour, gams and optimism. In...  (more)

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