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Easter Parade (30-Jun-1948)

Director: Charles Walters

Writers: Sidney Sheldon; Frances Goodrich; Albert Hackett

Lyrics and Music by: Irving Berlin

Producer: Arthur Freed

Keywords: Musical

The vaudeville dance team of Don Hewes and Nadine Hale break up when Nadine leaves him for a solo career; thinking such a loss can be easily replaced, Hewes hires an inexperienced chorus girl, Hannah Brown, and tries to remake her in Nadine's mold. Magnificent Technicolor MGM musical, dripping with schmaltz. Won an Oscar for Best Score of a Musical.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Fred Astaire
Dancer
10-May-1899 22-Jun-1987 Broadway ballroom dancer
Judy Garland
Singer
10-Jun-1922 22-Jun-1969 Dorothy in Wizard of Oz
Peter Lawford
Actor
7-Sep-1923 24-Dec-1984 Rat Pack member
Ann Miller
Dancer
12-Apr-1923 22-Jan-2004 Kiss Me Kate
Jules Munshin
Actor
22-Feb-1915 19-Feb-1970 On the Town

CAST

Starring
Judy Garland   ...   Hannah Brown
Fred Astaire   ...   Don Hewes
Peter Lawford   ...   Jonathan Harrow III
with
Ann Miller   ...   Nadine Hale
Jules Munshin   ...   François
Clinton Sundberg   ...   Mike
Richard Beavers   ...   Singer

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