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Allan Jones (1907-1992)

  1. Nelson Eddy, Naughty Marietta, 1934.       With one big MGM hit behind her - The Merry Widow - McDonald started behaving like her other self, The Iron Butterfly, and the soprano made it clear that she wanted Jones as her next partner. Impossible!  He was having having A Night at the Opera with the Marx brothers. OK, that other guy…   And Marietta became the first of the eight Nelson Eddy-Jeannette MacDonald musicals. Destiny!
  2. Robert Taylor, The Broadway Melody of 1936, 1935.     Change of co-star for Eleanor Powell… And, yes indeed, the working title was Broadway Melody of 1935… ie after The Broadway Melody, 1928, and before Broadway melodies  of 1937 and 1939. A fifth project -  of 1943 -  never happened. 
  3. James Stewart, Born To Dance, 1936.     Jimmy’s only musical.Cole Porter  picked  him  for the film and he sang “Easy to Love” superbly. No need forthe signedon dubber Jack Owens. “Yeah,” said Jimmy, “ the song became a huge hit, even my singing wouldn't hurt it."Stewart and Jones were both in Rose-MarIe, 1936.
  4. Harry Stockwell, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, 1937.     Jones, Felix Knight, Douglas McPhall, Dennis Morgan were beaten to voicing The Prince who would some day come - by the future father of actor brothers Guy and Dean Stockwell. The toon classic was the fourth of Stockwell’s eight movies… in 38 years.

 

 





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