Best Music Movies of 1950

1.

Annie Get Your Gun

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Gunslinger Annie Oakley romances fellow sharpshooter Frank Butler as they travel with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

Starring: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn, Mae Clarke, John Hamilton, Benay Venuta, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1950-05-01
2.

Summer Stock

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

To Jane Falbury's New England farm comes a troup of actors to put up a show, invited by Jane's sister. At first reluctant she has them do farm chores in exchange for food. Her reluctance becomes attraction when she falls in love with the director, Joe, who happens to be her sister's fiance.

Starring: Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Eddie Bracken, Gloria DeHaven, Marjorie Main, Phil Silvers, Ray Collins, Nita Bieber, Carleton Carpenter, Hans Conried ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1950-08-31
3.

Young Man with a Horn

3.6
7.2/10 IMDB

Legendary trumpeter Art Hazzard teaches young Rick Martin everything he knows about playing, so Rick becomes a star musician, but a troubled marriage and the desire to play pure jazz instead of commercial swing songs cause him problems.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall, Doris Day, Hoagy Carmichael, Juano Hernández, Jerome Cowan, Mary Beth Hughes, Nestor Paiva, Orley Lindgren, Walter Reed ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1950-03-01
4.

The West Point Story

3.4
6.2/10 IMDB

A Broadway director helps the West Point cadets put on a show, aided by two lovely ladies and assorted complications.

Starring: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Alan Hale Jr., Roland Winters, Raymond Roe, Wilton Graff, Jerome Cowan ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1950-11-25
5.

Tea for Two

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In this reworking of "No, No, Nanette," wealthy heiress Nanette Carter bets her uncle $25,000 that she can say "no" to everything for 48 hours. If she wins, she can invest the money in a Broadway show featuring songs written by her beau, and of course, in which she will star. Trouble is, she doesn't realize her uncle's been wiped out by the Stock Market crash.

Starring: Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Eve Arden, Billy De Wolfe, S.Z. Sakall, Bill Goodwin, Patrice Wymore, Virginia Gibson ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1950-09-01
6.

Three Little Words

3.2
7.0/10 IMDB

Song-and-dance man Bert Kalmar can't continue his stage career after an injury for while, so he has to earn his money as a lyricst. Per chance he meets composer Harry Ruby and their first song is a hit. Ruby gets Kalmar to marry is former partner Jessie Brown, and Kalmar and Jessie prevent Ruby from getting married to the wrong girls. But due to the fact, that Ruby has caused a backer's withdrawal for a Kalmar play, they end their relation.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Red Skelton, Vera-Ellen, Arlene Dahl, Keenan Wynn, Gale Robbins, Gloria DeHaven, Phil Regan, Harry Shannon, Debbie Reynolds ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1950-07-12
7.

Fancy Pants

3.2
6.6/10 IMDB

An American actor, impersonating an English butler, is hired by a rich woman from New Mexico to refine her husband and headstrong daughter. The complications increase when the town believes the actor/butler to be an earl and President Roosevelt decides to pay a visit.

Starring: Bob Hope, Lucille Ball, Bruce Cabot, Lea Penman, Jack Kirkwood, Hugh French, Eric Blore, Joseph Vitale, John Alexander, Norma Varden ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1950-07-19
Best Music Movies of 1950 : My Blue Heaven
8.

My Blue Heaven

2.9
6.2/10 IMDB

Radio star Kitty Moran, long married to partner Jack, finds she's pregnant, but miscarries. For a change, the couple turn their act into a series on early TV and try to adopt a baby. Finally they acquiring a girl in a somewhat back alley manner.

Starring: Betty Grable, Dan Dailey, David Wayne, Jane Wyatt, Mitzi Gaynor, Una Merkel, Don Hicks, Louise Beavers, Laura Pierpont, Phyllis Coates ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1950-09-15
Best Music Movies of 1950 : I'll Get By
9.

I'll Get By

2.7
6.1/10 IMDB

I'll Get By is an updated remake of the 1940 20th Century-Fox musical Tin Pan Alley. William Lundigan and Dennis Day play William Spencer and Freddie Lee respectively, successful song publishers who make hits out of such numbers as "I Got a Gal in Kalamazoo", "Deep in the Heart of Texas", "You Make Me Feel So Young", "There Will Never Be Another You", and other favorites (the rights to all of these songs were conveniently held by 20th Century-Fox). The partnership has some hard times, especially during the feud between ASCAP and the radio networks, when only public-domain songs like "I Dream of Jeannie" were permitted to be broadcast.

Starring: June Haver, William Lundigan, Gloria DeHaven, Dennis Day, Harry James, Thelma Ritter, Steve Allen, Danny Davenport, Harry Antrim, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: Richard Sale
Release date: 1950-10-02
10.

Two Weeks with Love

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

The Robinson family are spending two weeks of summer vacation at a resort in the Catskills. Older daughter Patti vies with her friend, Valeria, for the affections of Demi Armendez but Patti is at a disadvantage because her parents think she is too young for boys. But with Patti singing at an amateur show and a dance, her adventures in quest of Armendez ends happily.

Starring: Jane Powell, Ricardo Montalban, Debbie Reynolds, Ann Harding, Louis Calhern, Carleton Carpenter, Phyllis Kirk, Clinton Sundberg, Gary Gray, Tommy Rettig ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland
Release date: 1950-11-10

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