The Ice Follies of 1939

Overview

Comedy, romance, and song hit the ice in this musical. Larry Hall James Stewart is a professional ice skater whose act with his friend Eddie Burgess Lew Ayres breaks up when Larry weds Mary McKay Joan Crawford. Mary is also a skater, and she teams up with Larry to perform, but their on-stage or, more accurately, on-ice partnership proves short-lived when Mary is offered a contract to make movies in Hollywood. She quickly becomes a popular film star, but Larry does not have the same luck in California; in time, he...
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Overview

Comedy, romance, and song hit the ice in this musical. Larry Hall James Stewart is a professional ice skater whose act with his friend Eddie Burgess Lew Ayres breaks up when Larry weds Mary McKay Joan Crawford. Mary is also a skater, and she teams up with Larry to perform, but their on-stage or, more accurately, on-ice partnership proves short-lived when Mary is offered a contract to make movies in Hollywood. She quickly becomes a popular film star, but Larry does not have the same luck in California; in time, he decides to head to Canada, where he gets the idea of staging an elaborate ice revue. The producers of Ice Follies of 1939 worked with the Shipstad and Johnson Ice Follies troupe to stage the film's spectacular closing ice ballet, which was filmed in Technicolor the remainder of the film was shot in black and white.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/23/2009
  • UPC: 883316125434
  • Original Release: 1939
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  • Source: Warner Archives
  • Presentation: Pan & Scan
  • Time: 1:22:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 47,086

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Joan Crawford Mary McKay
James Stewart Larry Hall
Lew Ayres Eddie Burgess
Lewis Stone Douglas Tolliver
Bess Ehrhardt Kitty Sherman
Lionel Stander Mort Hodges
Louis Adlon Dress Designer
Marie Blake Effie Lane
Wade Boteler Cop
Truman Bradley Paul Rodney
Charles D. Brown Barney
Eddy Conrad Hal Gibbs
Hal K. Dawson Publicity Man
Edward Earle Man
James Flavin Doorman
Mary Forbes Lady Hilda
Harrison Greene Agent
Darla Hood Sister
Larry Jackson Skating Horse
Charles Judels Makeup Man
Eddie Kane Politician
Arthur Loft Director
James McNamara Politician
Carl "Alfalfa" Switzer Small Boy
Libby Taylor Maid
Charles Williams Max Norton
Technical Credits
Reinhold Schünzel Director
Adrian Costumes/Costume Designer
Roger Edens Score Composer
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Donn W. Hayes Editor
Oliver Marsh Cinematographer
Bernice Petkere Score Composer
Leonard Praskins Screenwriter
Harry Rapf Producer
Joseph Ruttenberg Cinematographer
Florence Ryerson Screenwriter
Franz Waxman Score Composer
Edgar Allan Woolf Screenwriter
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