Best Music Movies of 1945


Anchors Aweigh

7.0/10 IMDB

Two sailors, Joe and Clarence have four days shore leave in spend their shore leave trying to get a girl for Clarence. Clarence has his eye on a girl with musical aspirations, and before Joe can stop him, promises to get her an audition with José Iturbi. But the trouble really starts when Joe realizes he's falling for his buddy's girl.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi, Dean Stockwell, Pamela Britton, Rags Ragland, Billy Gilbert, Henry O'Neill, Carlos Ramírez ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1945-08-13

The Naughty Nineties

7.0/10 IMDB

In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson, Henry Travers, Lois Collier, Joe Sawyer, Joe Kirk, Rainbow Four, Bill Alcorn ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1945-06-20
Best Music Movies of 1945 : State Fair

State Fair

7.0/10 IMDB

During their annual visit to the Iowa State Fair, the Frake family enjoy many adventures. Proud patriarch Abel has high hopes for his champion swine Blueboy; and his wife Melissa enters the mincemeat and pickles contest...with hilarious results.

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine, Charles Winninger, Fay Bainter, Donald Meek, Frank McHugh, Percy Kilbride, Harry Morgan ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1945-08-29

Road to Utopia

7.1/10 IMDB

While on a ship to Skagway, Alaska, Duke and Chester find a map to a secret gold mine, which had been 'stolen' by thugs. In Alaska to recover her father's map, Sal Van Hoyden falls in with Ace Larson, who secretly wants to steal the gold mine for himself. Duke, Chester, the thugs, Ace and his henchman chase each other all over the countryside—for the map.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Hillary Brooke, Douglass Dumbrille, Jack La Rue, Robert Barrat, Nestor Paiva, Robert Benchley, George Anderson ..
Directed by: Hal Walker
Release date: 1945-11-01

Rhapsody in Blue

7.0/10 IMDB

Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.

Starring: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn, Julie Bishop, Albert Bassermann, Morris Carnovsky, Rosemary DeCamp, Oscar Levant, Paul Whiteman ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1945-06-27
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Wonder Man

Wonder Man

6.8/10 IMDB

Boisterous nightclub entertainer Buzzy Bellew was the witness to a murder committed by gangster Ten Grand Jackson. One night, two of Jackson's thugs kill Buzzy and dump his body in the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Buzzy comes back as a ghost and summons his bookworm twin, Edwin Dingle, to Prospect Park so that he can help the police nail Jackson.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Vera-Ellen, Donald Woods, S.Z. Sakall, Allen Jenkins, Edward Brophy, Steve Cochran, Otto Kruger, Richard Lane ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1945-01-01

The Seventh Veil

6.7/10 IMDB

A concert pianist with amnesia fights to regain her memory.

Starring: James Mason, Ann Todd, Herbert Lom, Hugh McDermott, Albert Lieven, Yvonne Owen, David Horne, Manning Whiley, Grace Allardyce, John Slater ..
Directed by: Compton Bennett
Release date: 1945-10-18

Week-End at the Waldorf

6.6/10 IMDB

Anything can happen during a weekend at New York's Waldorf-Astoria: a glamorous movie star meets a world-weary war correspondent and mistakes him for a jewel thief; a soldier learns that without an operation he'll die and so looks for one last romance with a beautiful but ambitious stenographer; a cub reporter tries to get the goods on a shady man's dealing with a foreign potentate.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn, Robert Benchley, Phyllis Thaxter, Leon Ames, Lina Romay ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1945-10-04
Best Music Movies of 1945 : A Song to Remember

A Song to Remember

6.6/10 IMDB

Prof. Joseph Elsner guides his protégé Frydryk Chopin through his formative years to early adulthood in Poland. The professor takes him to Paris, where he eventually comes under the wing and influence of novelist George Sand and rises to prominence in the music world, to the exclusion of his old friends and patriotic feelings towards Poland.

Starring: Paul Muni, Merle Oberon, Cornel Wilde, Nina Foch, George Coulouris, Howard Freeman, Stephen Bekassy, John George, Sig Arno, Dawn Bender ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1945-01-19

Ziegfeld Follies

6.4/10 IMDB

The late, great impresario Florenz Ziegfeld looks down from heaven and ordains a new revue in his grand old style.

Starring: William Powell, Judy Garland, Lucille Ball, Fred Astaire, Lucille Bremer, Fanny Brice, Kathryn Grayson, Lena Horne, Gene Kelly, James Melton ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli, Lemuel Ayers, Roy Del Ruth, Robert Lewis, George Sidney, Merrill Pye, Charles Walters
Release date: 1945-08-26
Best Music Movies of 1945 : The Bullfighters

The Bullfighters

6.2/10 IMDB

Bumbling detective Stan Laurel disguises himself as a famous matador in order to hide from the vengeful Richard K. Muldoon, who spent time in prison on Stan's bogus testimony.

Starring: Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Margo Woode, Richard Lane, Carol Andrews, Diosa Costello, Rory Calhoun ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1945-05-01

The Horn Blows at Midnight

6.6/10 IMDB

A trumpet player in a radio orchestra falls asleep during a commercial and dreams he's Athanael, an angel deputized to blow the Last Trumpet at exactly midnight on Earth, thus marking the end of the world.

Starring: Jack Benny, Alexis Smith, Dolores Moran, Allyn Joslyn, Reginald Gardiner, Guy Kibbee, John Alexander, Franklin Pangborn, Margaret Dumont, Robert Blake ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1945-04-28

Thrill of a Romance

6.4/10 IMDB

A soldier falls in love with a newly-married woman after her husband abandons her for a business meeting on their honeymoon.

Starring: Van Johnson, Esther Williams, Frances Gifford, Henry Travers, Spring Byington, Lauritz Melchior, Carleton G. Young, Ethel Griffies, Eve Whitney, Donald Curtis ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1945-05-23

The Stork Club

6.4/10 IMDB

Director Hal Walker's 1945 musical comedy stars Betty Hutton as a hat-check girl at New York City's famous nightclub. The cast also includes Barry Fitzgerald, Don Defore, Andy Russell, Iria Adrian and Robert Benchley.

Starring: Betty Hutton, Barry Fitzgerald, Don DeFore, Robert Benchley, Bill Goodwin, Iris Adrian, Mikhail Rasumny, Mary Young, Andy Russell, Noel Neill ..
Directed by: Hal Walker
Release date: 1945-12-28
Best Music Movies of 1945 : The Dolly Sisters

The Dolly Sisters

6.2/10 IMDB

Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs.

Starring: Betty Grable, John Payne, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall, Reginald Gardiner, Frank Latimore, Gene Sheldon, Sig Ruman, Trudy Marshall, Fred Aldrich ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1945-11-14
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Bring on the Girls

Bring on the Girls

6.0/10 IMDB

A millionaire joins the Navy hoping to find a girl who'll marry him for himself, not for his money. A beautiful gold-digger who works at a resort hotel sets out to get him.

Starring: Veronica Lake, Sonny Tufts, Eddie Bracken, Marjorie Reynolds, Johnny Coy, Peter Whitney, Alan Mowbray, Grant Mitchell, Porter Hall, Thurston Hall ..
Directed by: Sidney Lanfield
Release date: 1945-03-30

Incendiary Blonde

6.7/10 IMDB

Paramount's highly-fictionalized 1945 musical biography of Texas Guinan, the Roaring '20s New York nightclub owner and celebrity with alleged underworld connections who famously greeted her customers with the phrase, "Hello, suckers!"

Starring: Betty Hutton, Arturo de Córdova, Charles Ruggles, Albert Dekker, Barry Fitzgerald, Bess Flowers, Mary Philips, Bill Goodwin, Eduardo Ciannelli, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1945-07-25

See My Lawyer

6.7/10 IMDB

Ole and Chic are comedians employed in a nightclub, but seeking to be released from their contracts to take a better job. But the prissy nightclub owner, B. J. Wagonhorn, refuses to let them go. In reprisal, they start hurling insults at the nightclub patrons… a ploy that soon has them facing multiple lawsuits… to the delight of three struggling attorneys, Charlie Rodman, Bettty Wilson and Arthur Lane.

Starring: Ole Olsen, Chic Johnson, Franklin Pangborn, Alan Curtis, Grace McDonald, Noah Beery Jr., Edward Brophy, Richard Benedict, Lee Patrick, Ole Olsen ..
Directed by: Edward F. Cline
Release date: 1945-03-09
Best Music Movies of 1945 : The All-Star Bond Rally

The All-Star Bond Rally

7.4/10 IMDB

Inspirational documentary short film featuring Hollywood stars promoting the sales of War Bonds through songs and skits.

Starring: Bob Hope, Vivian Blaine, Jeanne Crain, Bing Crosby, Linda Darnell, Betty Grable, Harry James, June Haver, Jim Jordan, Marian Jordan ..
Directed by: Michael Audley
Release date: 1945-05-10
Best Music Movies of 1945 : The House I Live In

The House I Live In

6.4/10 IMDB

Frank Sinatra teaches a group of young boys a lesson in religious tolerance.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Teddy Infuhr, Harry McKim, Merrill Rodin, Axel Stordahl ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1945-11-09
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Duffy's Tavern

Duffy's Tavern

5.9/10 IMDB

The staff of a record factory drown their sorrows at Duffy's Tavern, while the company owner faces threats of bankruptcy.

Starring: Ed Gardner, Bing Crosby, Betty Hutton, Paulette Goddard, Alan Ladd, Dorothy Lamour, Eddie Bracken, Brian Donlevy, Sonny Tufts, Veronica Lake ..
Directed by: Hal Walker
Release date: 1945-09-28
Best Music Movies of 1945 : The Kid Sister

The Kid Sister

5.8/10 IMDB

A madcap comedy about a kid sister who tries to steal her older sister's boyfriend. Her plan involves joining forces with a burglar to rob the unfortunate suitor's home.

Starring: Judy Clark, Roger Pryor, Frank Jenks, Constance Worth, Ruth Robinson, Minerva Urecal, Tom Dugan, Richard Byron, Peggy Wynne ..
Directed by: Sam Newfield
Release date: 1945-02-06
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Nob Hill

Nob Hill

6.3/10 IMDB

A Barbary Coast saloon owner hopes to marry his way into San Francisco's high society. Directed by Henry Hathaway, the film was released in 1945.

Starring: George Raft, Joan Bennett, Vivian Blaine, Peggy Ann Garner, Alan Reed, B.S. Pully, Edgar Barrier, Olive Blakeney, Nestor Paiva, Paul Everton ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1945-06-13
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Here Comes the Sun

Here Comes the Sun

5.8/10 IMDB

When a wealthy newspaper proprietor passes away, his crooked business partner moves to secure the deceased's fortune by substituting a false will. But 'Corona' Flanagan is onto the fraudster, and his efforts to unmask the villain see him popping in and out of jail – which isn't all that bad, since the governor is an old friend of his – and dressing up as a Russian countess...

Starring: Bud Flanagan, Chesney Allen, Elsa Tee, Joss Ambler, Dick Francis, John Dodsworth, Gus McNaughton, Roddy Hughes, Horace Kenney, Edie Martin ..
Directed by: John Baxter
Release date: 1945-01-12

Yolanda and the Thief

5.9/10 IMDB

Johnny Riggs, a con man on the lam, finds himself in a Latin-American country named Patria. There, he overhears a convent-bred rich girl praying to her guardian angel for help in managing her tangled business affairs. Riggs decides to materialize as the girl's "angel", gains her unquestioning confidence, and helps himself to the deluded girl's millions. Just as he and his partner are about to flee Patria with their booty, Riggs realizes he has fallen in love with the girl and returns the money, together with a note that is part confession and part love letter. But the larcenous duo's escape from Patria turns out to be more difficult than they could ever have imagined.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Lucille Bremer, Frank Morgan, Mary Nash, Leon Ames, Mildred Natwick, Ludwig Stössel, Jane Green, Remo Bufano, Francis Pierlot ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1945-11-22
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Delightfully Dangerous

Delightfully Dangerous

6.1/10 IMDB

Young Sherry Williams dreams of having a singing career, and she idolizes her older sister Josephine, who has gone to New York to perform on the stage. When Sherry is distraught just before performing at her school, a visiting Broadway producer encourages her by telling her positive things about her sister. Soon afterwards, Sherry decides to make a surprise trip to New York to visit Josephine - but what she finds there is not at all what she expected

Starring: Jane Powell, Ralph Bellamy, Constance Moore, Arthur Treacher, Morton Gould, Ruth Tobey, Bess Flowers, Louise Beavers ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1945-03-31

The Eye & the Ear

6.4/10 IMDB

Four types of visual interpretation of four songs by Karol Szymanowski. Polish words by Julian Tuwin, English translation by Jan Sliwinski.

Starring: James McKechnie ..
Directed by: Stefan Themerson, Franciszka Themerson
Release date: 1945-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Where Do We Go from Here?

Where Do We Go from Here?

5.7/10 IMDB

Bill wants to join the Army, but he's 4F so he asks a wizard to help him, but the wizard has slight problems with his history knowlege, so he sends Bill everywhere in history, but not to WWII.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Joan Leslie, June Haver, Gene Sheldon, Anthony Quinn, Carlos Ramírez, Alan Mowbray, Fortunio Bonanova, Herman Bing, Howard Freeman ..
Directed by: Gregory Ratoff
Release date: 1945-05-23
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Mexicana


5.7/10 IMDB

A Mexican crooner (Tito Guizar) tries to put off fans by faking marriage to his American co-star (Constance Moore).

Starring: Tito Guízar, Constance Moore, Leo Carrillo, Estelita Rodriguez, Howard Freeman, Steven Geray, Jean Stevens, Guy Zanette, Phyllis Herrin, Juan Torena ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1945-11-15
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Masquerade in Mexico

Masquerade in Mexico

5.8/10 IMDB

An American singer stranded in Mexico is hired by a banker to distract a Mexican matador who is making a play for the banker's wife. They hatch a scheme whereby she pretends to be a Spanish countess.

Starring: Dorothy Lamour, Arturo de Córdova, Patric Knowles, Ann Dvorak, George Rigaud, Natalie Schafer, Mikhail Rasumny, The Guadalajara Trio, Frank Faylen, Miriam Nelson ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1945-12-03
Best Music Movies of 1945 : I'll Be Your Sweetheart

I'll Be Your Sweetheart

6.3/10 IMDB

In turn-of-the-century London a young music publisher fights both competitors and piracy in a time where author's royalties were still unprotected.

Starring: Margaret Lockwood, Vic Oliver, Michael Rennie, Peter Graves, Moore Marriott ..
Directed by: Val Guest
Release date: 1945-07-30

Eve Knew Her Apples

5.6/10 IMDB

Radio singing star, Eve Porter, wants a vacation during her show's summer hiatus, but her manager and press have booked her for additional work. She refuses and goes to Las Vegas. When she finds them there hunting her down, she manages to escape them by hiding in the car of a newspaper reporter. She comes out of hiding while he is driving, but everything she says is misconstrued, making him believe that she is a recently-escaped convict, "The Singing Widow". He plans to use this as a story to get back into the good graces of his editor. Through some comic mishaps, he learns who she really is. He then decides to take her back to Hollywood to collect the reward for her return. But now love has entered the mix, and must be resolved with his job and her engagement to another.

Starring: Ann Miller, William Wright, Robert B. Williams, Ray Walker, Charles D. Brown, George Ford, Jessie Arnold, Hank Bell, Eddie Bruce, Boyd Davis ..
Directed by: Will Jason
Release date: 1945-04-12

Tonight and Every Night

6.2/10 IMDB

An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Lee Bowman, Janet Blair, Marc Platt, Leslie Brooks, Professor Lamberti, Dusty Anderson, Stephen Crane, Jim Bannon, Florence Bates ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1945-01-09
Best Music Movies of 1945 : I'll Remember April

I'll Remember April

5.8/10 IMDB

The daughter of a formerly wealthy man tries to get a job singing on a radio show, but gets involved in a feud and murder.

Starring: Gloria Jean, Kirby Grant, Milburn Stone, Edward Brophy, Samuel S. Hinds, Jacqueline deWit, Hobart Cavanaugh, Addison Richards, Pierre Watkin, Clyde Fillmore ..
Directed by: Harold Young
Release date: 1945-04-01
Best Music Movies of 1945 : It's a Pleasure

It's a Pleasure

5.9/10 IMDB

A star hockey player with the Wildcats is barred from Hockey for hitting a referee. Through the actions of Chris, Don is able to get a job with Buzz Fletcher's ice-show as the novelty act.

Starring: Sonja Henie, Michael O'Shea, Iris Adrian, Marie McDonald, Gus Schilling, Cheryl Walker, Peggy O'Neill, Arthur Loft, Bess Flowers, Bill Johnson ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1945-03-03
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Doll Face

Doll Face

5.9/10 IMDB

Burlesque queen Doll Face Carroll is dismissed from an audition for a legitimate Broadway show because she lacks culture. Her boss/manager Mike decides that she can get both culture and plenty of publicity by writing her autobiography. He hires a ghost writer to do all the work, but doesn't count on the possibility that Doll Face and her collaborator might have more than a book on their minds.

Starring: Vivian Blaine, Dennis O'Keefe, Perry Como, Carmen Miranda, Martha Stewart, Stephen Dunne, Reed Hadley, Stanley Prager, Charles Tannen, George E. Stone ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler
Release date: 1945-12-31
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Her Lucky Night

Her Lucky Night

5.9/10 IMDB

In this romantic comedy, three man-hungry sisters consult a fortune-teller to help them with their romantic futures.

Starring: Patty Andrews, Maxene Andrews, Laverne Andrews, Martha O'Driscoll, Noah Beery Jr., George Barbier, Maurice Cass, Ida Moore, Grady Sutton, Rita Gould ..
Directed by: Edward C. Lilley
Release date: 1945-02-09
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Sunbonnet Sue

Sunbonnet Sue

6.0/10 IMDB

Set in New York's Lower East Side during the Gay '90s, this lively low-budget musical follows the exploits of a feisty and talented saloon owner's daughter who loves nothing more than to perform in her father's tavern. Her late-night shenanigans appall her wealthy and socially conscious aunt who launches a secret campaign to shut down the bar and force her niece to reside in her palatial home.

Starring: Gale Storm, Phil Regan, George Cleveland, Alan Mowbray, Minna Gombell, Edna Holland, Raymond Hatton, Charles D. Brown ..
Directed by: Ralph Murphy
Release date: 1945-10-05
Best Music Movies of 1945 : George White's Scandals

George White's Scandals

5.7/10 IMDB

Two couples work through their issues in this backstage Broadway musical.

Starring: Joan Davis, Jack Haley, Phillip Terry, Martha Holliday, Ethel Smith, Glenn Tryon, Margaret Hamilton, Jane Greer, Susanne Rosser, Ginger Rogers ..
Directed by: Felix E. Feist
Release date: 1945-10-09
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Hollywood Victory Caravan

Hollywood Victory Caravan

6.0/10 IMDB

A girl is desperate to get to Washington D.C. to be with her lonesome brother, a wounded G.I. She persuades Bing Crosby to let her join his caravan.

Starring: Robert Benchley, Humphrey Bogart, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Betty Hutton, Alan Ladd, Diana Lynn, Barbara Stanwyck, Marjorie Weaver, Olga San Juan ..
Directed by: William D. Russell
Release date: 1945-09-30
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Blonde from Brooklyn

Blonde from Brooklyn

5.6/10 IMDB

A brash young singer and an unemployed "jukebox girl" hire an elderly Confederate "colonel" to teach them to be "southern" so they can land a radio gig for sponsor Plantation Coffee. Comedy.

Starring: Bob Haymes, Lynn Merrick, Thurston Hall, Mary Treen, Eddie Bartell, Hugh Beaumont, Gwen Verdon, Byron Foulger ..
Directed by: Del Lord
Release date: 1945-06-21
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Utah


5.5/10 IMDB

A singing ranch foreman (Roy Rogers) and his friend (George "Gabby" Hayes) urge a chorus-girl heiress (Dale Evans) not to sell the property.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Peggy Stewart, Beverly Lloyd, Jill Browning, Vivien Oakland, Grant Withers, Hal Taliaferro, Trigger ..
Directed by: John English
Release date: 1945-03-21
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Earl Carroll Vanities

Earl Carroll Vanities

5.3/10 IMDB

Broadway producer Earl Carroll was a Ziegfeld-like entrepreneur who staged lavish revues featuring attractive young ladies. Carroll's annual "Vanities" provided story material for three Hollywood films: Murder at the Vanities (34), A Night at Earl Carroll's (40) and Earl Carroll Vanities (45). This last film was produced by Republic Pictures, a bread-and-butter studio specializing in Westerns and serials; Republic had made musicals before, but few of them were expensive enough to allow for lavish production numbers. Earl Carroll Vanities is likewise rather threadbare, though some of the individual musical highlights aren't bad. The plot, such as it is, concerns financially strapped nightclub owner Eve Arden, who finagles Earl Carroll into staging one of his revues at her club.

Starring: Dennis O'Keefe, Constance Moore, Eve Arden, Otto Kruger, Alan Mowbray, Stephanie Bachelor, Pinky Lee, Mary Forbes, Harry Parke, Leon Belasco ..
Directed by: Joseph Santley
Release date: 1945-04-05
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Spreadin' the Jam

Spreadin' the Jam

6.2/10 IMDB

A young woman who is unable to pay her rent gets some unexpected help when the other tenants throw a last-minute rent party in her apartment. In the process, they all charm the landlady out of a year's rent. The entire story is told in song (swing music) and dance (Jitterbug, Lindy Hop etc.).

Starring: Jan Clayton, Ben Lessy, Helen Boyce, Les Brown ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1945-10-27
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Why Girls Leave Home

Why Girls Leave Home

5.1/10 IMDB

In this crime drama, a young woman leaves her unhappy life at home to become a sophisticated night club singer. Her first job is nearly fatal when she entangles herself with the mobsters who own the joint and learns too much about their operation. Her boss decides to kill her and make it look like suicide. An intrepid reporter disbelieves the report and exposes the truth to the public.

Starring: Lola Lane, Sheldon Leonard, Pamela Blake, Elisha Cook Jr., Paul Guilfoyle, Constance Worth, Claudia Drake, Virginia Brissac, Thomas E. Jackson, Evelyn Eaton ..
Directed by: William Berke
Release date: 1945-10-09
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Sing Your Way Home

Sing Your Way Home

4.9/10 IMDB

In this musical comedy, an arrogant war journalist is sailing back to the Big Apple after the end of WW II. En route, he has been assigned to watch over a band of teenagers who were trapped in Europe four years ago while entertaining the troops. Their entrapment has done nothing to dim their enthusiasm for performing and while waiting for passage the crews entertain everyone at every opportunity. Songs include: "I'll Buy That Dream" (sung by Anne Jeffreys), "Heaven Is a Place Called Home," "Seven O'Clock in the Morning (Waking up Boogie)," "Somebody Stole My Poor Little Heart" (Herb Magidson, Allie Wrubel), and "The Lord's Prayer" (arranged by Albert Hay Malotte).

Starring: Jack Haley, Marcy McGuire, Anne Jeffreys, Glen Vernon, Emory Parnell, Edward Gargan, Donna Lee, Patti Brill, Nancy Marlowe, James Jordan Jr. ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1945-11-14
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Song of the Sarong

Song of the Sarong

5.0/10 IMDB

An adventurer is promised $1 million if he can recover a fortune in pearls, but they are guarded by a tribe of fierce natives.

Starring: Nancy Kelly, William Gargan, Eddie Quillan, Fuzzy Knight, George Cleveland, George Dolenz, Morgan Wallace ..
Directed by: Harold Young
Release date: 1945-04-01

The Three Blind Mice

5.1/10 IMDB

An animated safety film adapts the nursery rhyme "Three Blind Mice" into a song where the mice are factory workers who disregard safety rules and wind up injuring themselves.

Directed by: George Dunning
Release date: 1945-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Sunset in El Dorado

Sunset in El Dorado

6.4/10 IMDB

The story involves a rather odd flashback by Dale who is visiting El Dorado, home of her grandmother. She dreams about her grandmother's adventures including a romance with a cowboy who looks very much like Roy. Roy, of course, also exists in the present for Dale.

Starring: Roy Rogers, George 'Gabby' Hayes, Dale Evans, Trigger, Hardie Albright, Margaret Dumont, Roy Barcroft, Tom London, Stanley Price, Robert J. Wilke ..
Directed by: Frank McDonald
Release date: 1945-09-29
Best Music Movies of 1945 : Eadie Was a Lady

Eadie Was a Lady

6.6/10 IMDB

In this amiable Columbia B musical, society girl Ann Miller escapes her Back Bay family by performing in the chorus line in a burlesque house. But trouble starts when her boss (William Wright) decides to build her up as a star. One of the many bread-and-butter Columbia productions graced by the contributions of Cole’s in-house dance studio. Cole dances behind Miller in “I’m Gonna See My Baby.” --Museum of Modern Art

Starring: Ann Miller, Joe Besser, William Wright, Jeff Donnell, Marion Martin, Kathleen Howard, Tom Dugan, Carla Balenda, Jimmy Little, Hal McIntyre ..
Directed by: Arthur Dreifuss
Release date: 1945-01-24

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