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Lillian Russell

1940 Rated NR 2hr 8m

Directed by Irving Cummings, this nostalgic biopic chronicles the life and times of flamboyant chanteuse Lillian Russell (played by Alice Faye), who quickly becomes a shining star on Broadway after producer Tony Pastor (Leo Carrillo) discovers her. Meanwhile, Lillian catches the eye of several suitors, including newsman Alexander Moore (Henry Fonda), songwriter Edward Solomon (Don Ameche) and railroad mogul Diamond Jim Brady (Edward Arnold).

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Movie Details

1941 Academy Award®
  • Best Art Direction Black and White nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1


Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo, English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.