The Great Ziegfeld

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Biography, Musical

How appropriate that this ode to an ambitious, amiable shyster featured future First Lady Pat Nixon as an extra. Incredibly, THE GREAT ZIEGFELD, three hours of lumpy, overcooked pudding, took Best Picture at the 1936 Oscars. But then, the film is big, and it's an ode to lavish showmanship--what better pat on the back could Hollywood give itself? The details...read more

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The Great Ziegfeld - Official Trailer
00:32 — Classic musical biography of the great Broadway showman. Winner of Best Picture Academy Award!
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03:34 — Trailer for The Great Ziegfeld. This biography follows the ups and downs of Florenz Ziegfeld, famed producer of extravagant stage revues.
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01:44 — The famous showman Florenz Ziegfeld begins his career working crowds at sideshows. As he makes his way toward success, he struggles with a turbulent r (more…)

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  • Review: How appropriate that this ode to an ambitious, amiable shyster featured future First Lady Pat Nixon as an extra. Incredibly, THE GREAT ZIEGFELD, three hours of lumpy, overcooked pudding, took Best Picture at the 1936 Oscars. But then, the film is big, and… (more)

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