The Great Ziegfeld (1936)
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[TRAILER] Theater producer Florenz Ziegfeld (William Powell) becomes renowned during the 1920s for his lavish stage productions. Starting out by promoting individual performers, Ziegfeld established revues featuring dozens of women, shows that developed into his famous Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway. His appreciation of women is also apparent off-stage, leading to a love triangle involving actresses Anna Held (Luise Rainer) and Billie Burke (Myrna Loy).

Also starring Frank Morgan, Fanny Brice, Virginia Bruce, Reginald Owen, Ray Bolger, Ernest Cossart, Joseph Cawthorn, Nat Pendleton, Dennis Morgan, Marcelle Corday, Robert Greig, Harriet Hoctor, Jean Chatburn, Paul Irving, Herman Bing, Charles Judels, Raymond Walburn, A.A. Trimble, Buddy Doyle, Wallis Clark, Wanda Perry.

Directed by Robert Z. Leonard. Screenplay by William Anthony McGuire. Music by Walter Donaldson. Lyrics by Harold Adamson.

72% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently streaming in the US on HBO Max. JustWatch listing.
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