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Year
1948
Runtime
107 min.
Director
Charles Walters
Genres
Romance, Musical
Rating *
7.5
Votes *
5,560
Checks
1,250
Favs
59
Dislikes
7
Favs/checks
4.7% (1:21)
Favs/dislikes
8:1
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  1. Aissi's avatar

    Aissi

    Judy is perfect (as always), Fred is charming, the film is funny and sweet. 6 years 4 months ago
  2. psdantonio's avatar

    psdantonio

    all night long, he calls her snooky-ookums... 7 years 10 months ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    Billed as the happiest musical ever made, Easter Parade features an early dance number in a toy store that's guaranteed to make you smile, so maybe the hype is true! Otherwise, it has the same slim plot most Fred Astaire movies do. He walks down the street, trains a new dance partner (Judy Garland), is romantically standoffish, and wants to get married by the time we get to the last scene (not all characters necessarily arc, so it may leave you hungry for scenes that never were). It's all just an excuse to do song and dance numbers. Irving Berlin's songs are often silly and dependent on rhymes, but like Astaire's feet, they're light and fluffy (my favorite is the one with the hobos). The reason to watch this one, however, is the attention given to the bit parts. Every character in the service industry is given a little comedy to play, like they find this whole romantic musical foolish. The highlight is the restaurant waiter François and his incredible salad. One of the great random scenes in all of cinema. 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #21 in 100 Musicals (BFI Screen Guide)
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