Best Music Movies of 1935


Page Miss Glory

6.7/10 IMDB

A country girl goes to the city and gets a job in a posh hotel, and winds up becoming an instant celebrity thanks to an ambitious photographer.

Starring: Marion Davies, Pat O’Brien, Dick Powell, Mary Astor, Frank McHugh, Lyle Talbot, Allen Jenkins, Barton MacLane, Patsy Kelly, Hobart Cavanaugh ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1935-09-07
Best Music Movies of 1935 : Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life

Symphony in Black: A Rhapsody of Negro Life

7.5/10 IMDB

Duke Ellington plays his symphonic jazz piece ('A Rhapsody of Negro Life') with his orchestra against slice-of-life background scenes. The four movements: 1) The Laborers, 2) A Triangle: Dance, Jealousy, Blues, 3) A Hymn of Sorrow, 4) Harlem Rhythm.

Starring: Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday ..
Directed by: Fred Waller
Release date: 1935-09-12
Best Music Movies of 1935 : We're in the Money

We're in the Money

6.6/10 IMDB

Ginger and Dixie are process servers for goofy lawyer Homer Bronson. The two friends want to quit, but they're offered a thousand dollars to serve four subpoenas in a breach of promise suit against rich C. Richard Courtney. Little does Ginger realize, C. Richard Courtney and her mysterious park bench boyfriend 'Carter' are one and the same.

Starring: Joan Blondell, Glenda Farrell, Hugh Herbert, Ross Alexander, Hobart Cavanaugh, Phil Regan, Anita Kerry, Henry O'Neill, E.E. Clive, Edward Gargan ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1935-08-17
Best Music Movies of 1935 : Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party

Cab Calloway's Jitterbug Party

7.2/10 IMDB

Cab Calloway performs at the Cotton Club before he takes his friends down to Harlem for a jitterbug party.

Starring: Cab Calloway ..
Directed by: Fred Waller
Release date: 1935-01-01

Times Square Lady

6.1/10 IMDB

A young Iowa woman inherits her late estranged father's New York business, but the dead man's crooked associates think they can outwit the naive heir and seize control.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Virginia Bruce, Pinky Tomlin, Helen Twelvetrees, Isabel Jewell, Nat Pendleton, Jack La Rue, Henry Kolker, Raymond Hatton, Russell Hopton ..
Directed by: George B. Seitz
Release date: 1935-03-08
Best Music Movies of 1935 : Folies Bergère de Paris

Folies Bergère de Paris

6.6/10 IMDB

An entertainer impersonates a look-alike banker, causing comic confusion for wife and girlfriend.

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Merle Oberon, Ann Sothern, Eric Blore, Ferdinand Munier, Walter Byron, Lumsden Hare, Robert Greig, Ferdinand Gottschalk, Halliwell Hobbes ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1935-02-22
Best Music Movies of 1935 : In Caliente

In Caliente

6.1/10 IMDB

At a Mexican resort, a fast-talking magazine editor woos the dancer he's trashed in print.

Starring: Dolores del Río, Pat O’Brien, Leo Carrillo, Edward Everett Horton, Glenda Farrell, Wini Shaw, Phil Regan, Judy Canova, Luis Alberni, Harry Holman ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1935-05-25
Best Music Movies of 1935 : Honeymoon for Three

Honeymoon for Three

6.1/10 IMDB

In this musical comedy, the trouble begins when a carefree playboy steals the virtue of a young French maiden and is forced to marry her when her angry father, a financier finds out. The playboy is flat broke, but does the honorable thing. The newlyweds then board a ship and sail off to the States. They are accompanied by the girl's ex-fiance. The plan was for the young marrieds to get a divorce as soon as possible, but then the groom realizes that he really does love the girl. Happiness ensues

Starring: Stanley Lupino, Jack Melford, Aileen Marson, Robert English, Dennis Hoey, Arty Ash, Roddy Hughes, Syd Crossley, Doris Rogers, Barry Clifton ..
Directed by: Leo Mittler
Release date: 1935-08-13
Best Music Movies of 1935 : The Chinese Nightingale

The Chinese Nightingale

5.7/10 IMDB

A Chinese emperor is gladdened by the song of the nightingale and is moved to play his own song. One day the Japanese send a music box with a mechanical bird; the nightingale feels rejected and leaves. Soon the clockwork breaks down, and the emperor dispatches his crow to go look for the songbird. The emperor, meanwhile, grows sicker with the passing months.

Directed by: Rudolf Ising
Release date: 1935-04-27

Two Hearts in Wax Time

5.4/10 IMDB

In this MGM Colortone Musical short, a department store custodian who overindulges in drink sees the mannequins in the store's display windows come to life.

Starring: Jay Eaton, Frank Hayes, Sam McDaniel, Shirley Ross, Syd Saylor, Gus Shy, Frank Hayes ..
Release date: 1935-03-23

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