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The Hollywood Revue of 1929

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1929
Directed by Charles Reisner
Running Time: 130 Minutes

Orange Blossom Time, Tommy Atkins, Singin' In The Rain, Got a Feelin' For You.

Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, Jack Benny, Bessie Love, Cliff Edwards, Joan Crawford, Marie Dressler, Buster Keaton, Laurel and Hardy, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert, Lionel Barrymore, and more!

There is no plot, all the major studios released great revues at the dawn of the talkies, parading their brightest stars in front of microphones. Metro's offers some great music numbers and, of course, Marion Davies doing the cutest musical number in the world: "Tommy Atkins". Marion's scene uses trick photography in which she plays a miniature character on an oversized set. She sings and dances with some soldiers, tap dances and clowns her way through one of the highlights of this film. Marion is also featured in the final "Singin' In The Rain" Technicolor number.

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