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Jeanette MacDonald

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Jeanette MacDonald Born: 06/18/1903
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death Place: Houston, Texas, USA
Died: 01/14/1965

Moving to MGM in 1934, MacDonald reached a personal zenith in the title role of Lubitsch's saucy "The Merry Widow" (1934), but soon began playing more genteel if similarly princessy roles, in accordance with the stricter enforcement of Hollywood's self-imposed Production Code. She enjoyed considerable popular and critical acclaim with the delightful "Naughty Marietta" (1935), the first in a series of romantic operettas co-starring the handsome baritone Nelson Eddy. Mostly directed by W.S. Van Dyke, these films turned the couple into Hollywood's most popular singing team ever. Their best films together include the romantic valentine "Maytime" (1937) and the robus...

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Those Were The Days - Jeanette Macdonald

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1955 Screen Director's Playhouse
1950 Lux Video Theater
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