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Rose Marie (1954)

Tomboy Rose Marie Lemaitre, the orphaned ward of Mountie Mike Malone, falls in love with him, and he with her. But when she goes to "learn to be a lady", she meets outlaw trapper James ... See full summary »

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Mervyn LeRoy

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Ronald Millar (screenplay), George Froeschel (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Ann Blyth ... Rose Marie Lemaitre
Howard Keel ... Sergeant Mike Malone R.C.M.P.
Fernando Lamas ... James Severn Duval
Bert Lahr ... Barney McCorkle
Marjorie Main ... Lady Jane Dunstock
Joan Taylor ... Wanda
Ray Collins ... Inspector Appleby
Chief Yowlachie ... Black Eagle
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Storyline

Tomboy Rose Marie Lemaitre, the orphaned ward of Mountie Mike Malone, falls in love with him, and he with her. But when she goes to "learn to be a lady", she meets outlaw trapper James Duval, who also falls in love with her. But Duval is in a dispute with the local Native American chief Black Eagle, and soon Black Eagle is murdered. Written by Albert Sanchez Moreno a.moreno@mindspring.com

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M-G-M presents the first great musical in CinemaScope! In Color Glory!


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

7 September 1954 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Rose-Marie See more »

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Sound Mix:

4-Track Stereo (Western Electric Sound System) (35 mm magnetic prints)| Mono (35 mm optical prints)

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.75 : 1
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Trivia

Adapted from a Broadway play that opened on September 2, 1924 at the Imperial Theatre in New York and ran for 557 performances. See more »


Soundtracks

Free To Be Free
Music by Rudolf Friml
Lyrics by Paul Francis Webster
Performed by Ann Blyth
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The First CinemaScope Musical--a Visual & Vocal Treat!
18 February 2002 | by sdiner82See all my reviews

Why hasn't this MGM musical ever gotten the acclaim it deserves? The CinemaScope/Eastman Color cinematography of the Canadian Rockies serves as a dazzling backdrop for a rousing Mounties adventure saga. Which also happens to feature a gloriously composed and sung score--Ann Blyth and Fernando Lamas's rendition of "Indian Love Call" is enthralling. Check this out the next time it shows up on Turner Classic Movies. Like "River of No Return" (with Mitchum & Monroe--shot the same year in the same breathtaking locale), it was one of the first films to exploit the new anamorphic process in its full glory--and has never been surpassed.

With a deliciously hilarious romantic subplot involving those two comedic geniuses, Marjorie Main and Bert Lahr. What more could one want? As Howard Keel sings to Blythe in the course of the title song, "Rose Marie I love you" . . .


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