First screened in March 2009
Director: Robert Z. Leonard. Cast: Lana Turner, Judy Garland, Hedy Lamarr, James Stewart, Tony Martin, Jackie Cooper, Dan Dailey, Ian Hunter, Charles Winninger, Edward Everett Horton, Eve Arden, Paul Kelly, Philip Dorn. Screenplay: Marguerite Roberts and Sonya Levien (based on a screen story by Willliam Anthony McGuire). Twitter Capsule:
More fascinating than "good," given generic tensions and uneven payoffs of three plotlines. Still, peaks quite high.
Ambitious portmanteau structure. Three stars coming into their own in different ways. Odd combo of MGM's classiest notions of glamor and Ziegfeld's rococo extravagance.