Ne Plus Ultra (Musicals Talkies)by Cine_Independiente_MX | created - 13 Feb 2020 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
Favorite Films, Musicals Talkies,
"...the perfect or most extreme example of its kind; the ultimate..."
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1. The Cocoanuts (1929)
Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Musical
During the Florida land boom, The Marx Brothers run a hotel, auction off some land, thwart a jewel robbery, and generally act like themselves.
2. The Jazz Singer (1927)
Unrated | 88 min | Drama, Music, Musical
The son of a Jewish Cantor must defy the traditions of his religious father in order to pursue his dream of becoming a jazz singer.
Votes: 9,114 | Gross: $7.63M
5. The Broadway Melody (1929)
Passed | 100 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A pair of sisters from the vaudeville circuit try to make it big time on Broadway, but matters of the heart complicate the attempt.
Votes: 6,527 | Gross: $6.12M
7. Hearts in Dixie (1929)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Musical
Nappus, an elderly farmer, resents the fact that his daughter Chloe is married to a lazy layabout named Gummy, who allows Chloe to do all the house and farm work he himself should be doing.... See full summary »
9. Show of Shows (1929)
Passed | 128 min | Musical
It's 1929. The studio gave the cinema its voice and offered the audiences a chance to see their favorite actors and actresses from the silent screen era. For the first time, they can be ... See full summary »
10. It's a Great Life (1929)
Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with ... See full summary »
12. Syncopation (1929)
Passed | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
This is RKO's first sound musical. It centers on a pair of vaudevillians who are quite close on and off the stage until a dashing millionaire comes around and begins wooing the female partner.
13. Broadway Babies (1929)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama, Musical
A Chorus girl who is in love with her stage manager is led to believe that he is in love with another young woman, so, she agrees to marry a bootlegger instead.
14. Innocents of Paris (1929)
78 min | Musical, Romance
Maurice, a humble Parisian junk dealer who sells some of his wares at the Flea market, saves a boy from drowning. The boy's aunt Louise is grateful and wins Maurice's affections, but the ... See full summary »
19. The Singing Fool (1928)
105 min | Drama, Musical
A singing waiter and composer (Al Jolson) loves two women (Betty Bronson, Josephine Dunn), conquers Broadway and holds his dying son, singing "Sonny Boy."
Votes: 211 | Gross: $10.90M
22. Tanned Legs (1929)
Passed | 71 min | Comedy, Musical
Peggy and Bill are high society lovebirds, but their marriage plans are put on hold while Peggy spends most of her summer straightening out her wayward parents and her unlucky-in-love ... See full summary »
23. Melody of the Heart (1929)
88 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
A young maid from the country looses her job as maid in k.u.k. Budapest, when she stays out too long with her beau, a soldier, who's saving money to buy a horse to open a transport company.... See full summary »
24. The Dance of Life (1929)
115 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts and in order to save money on the road, they get married.
25. Sunny Side Up (1929)
Passed | 121 min | Comedy, Musical
Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less ... See full summary »