Best Music Movies of 1947

1.

Fun and Fancy Free

4.0
6.5/10 IMDB

Jiminy Cricket hosts two Disney animated shorts: “Bongo,” about a circus bear escaping to the wild, and “Mickey and the Beanstalk,” a take on the famous fairy tale.

Starring: Edgar Bergen, Dinah Shore, Mortimer Snerd, Luana Patten, Walt Disney, Anita Gordon, Cliff Edwards, Cliff Edwards, Clarence Nash, The King's Men ..
Directed by: Jack Kinney, Hamilton Luske, William Roberts, William Morgan
Release date: 1947-09-27
Best Music Movies of 1947 : It Happened on Fifth Avenue
2.

It Happened on Fifth Avenue

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A New Yorker hobo moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

Starring: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles, Victor Moore, Gale Storm, Grant Mitchell, Edward Brophy, Alan Hale Jr., Dorothea Kent, Edward Ryan ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1947-04-17
3.

Humoresque

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A classical musician from a working class background is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

Starring: Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant, J. Carrol Naish, Joan Chandler, Tom D'Andrea, Peggy Knudsen, Ruth Nelson, Craig Stevens, Paul Cavanagh ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1947-01-25
4.

Good News

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring '20s, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat McClellan. Tommy's grades start to slip, which keeps him from playing in the big game. Connie eventually finds out Tommy really loves her and devises a plan to win him back and to get him back on the field.

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken, Ray McDonald, Mel Tormé, Robert E. Strickland, Donald MacBride, Tom Dugan, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1947-12-04
5.

The Perils of Pauline

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Funloving Pearl White, working in a garment sweatshop, gets her big chance when she "opens" for a delayed Shakespeare play...with a comic vaudeville performance. Her brief stage career leads her into those "horrible" moving pictures, where she comes to love the chaotic world of silent movies, becoming queen of the serials. But the consequences of movie stardom may be more than her leading man can take

Starring: Betty Hutton, John Lund, Billy De Wolfe, William Demarest, Constance Collier, Frank Faylen, William Farnum, Chester Conklin, 'Snub' Pollard, James Finlayson ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1947-07-04
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Down to Earth
6.

Down to Earth

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he incorporates her changes into the show. Unfortunately, her changes also produce a major flop.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton, Adele Jergens, George Macready, William Frawley, Jean Willes ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1947-08-21
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Copacabana
7.

Copacabana

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A talent agent sells his girlfriend to a nightclub -- as two separate acts. The deception and constant costume changes are too much for his girl.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Carmen Miranda, Steve Cochran, Andy Russell, Gloria Jean, Abel Green, Louis Sobol, Earl Wilson, The De Castro Sisters, Raul Reyes ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1947-05-30
Best Music Movies of 1947 : The Shocking Miss Pilgrim
8.

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.

Starring: Betty Grable, Dick Haymes, Anne Revere, Allyn Joslyn, Gene Lockhart, Elizabeth Patterson, Elisabeth Risdon, Arthur Shields, Charles Kemper, Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1947-01-04
Best Music Movies of 1947 : New Orleans
9.

New Orleans

3.0
6.7/10 IMDB

A gambling hall owner relocates from New Orleans to Chicago and entertains his patrons with hot jazz by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, and others.

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Dorothy Patrick, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Marjorie Lord, Irene Rich, Woody Herman, Shelley Winters ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1947-04-18
Best Music Movies of 1947 : Song of Love
10.

Song of Love

2.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Robert Walker, Henry Daniell, Leo G. Carroll, Elsa Janssen, Gigi Perreau, 'Tinker' Furlong, Ann Carter, Janine Perreau ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1947-10-09

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