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As Thousands Cheer
27 x 41"
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Original 1943, linen backed 'Thousand Cheers' movie poster. Brimming with music and boasting a parade of legendary movie personalities, Thousands Cheer features Gene Kelly in one of his best early roles as a circus aerialist who reluctantly becomes an army private. Complications ensue when he falls in love with the colonel's beautiful daughter (Kathryn Grayson), but there's always plenty of time for singing and dancing - highlighted by Gene Kelly's dance with a mop in an army canteen - and when the colonel's daughter decides to put on a mammoth show for the servicemen, she succeeds in bringing together an array of dazzling guest stars, including Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Red Skelton, Lucille Ball and Eleanor Powell.


Kathryn Grayson ... Kathryn Jones
Gene Kelly ... Eddie Marsh
Mary Astor ... Hyllary Jones
John Boles ... Colonel William Jones
Ben Blue ... Chuck Polansky
Frances Rafferty ... Marie Corbino
Mary Elliott ... Helen
Frank Jenks ... Sgt. Kozlack
Dick Simmons ... Captain Fred Avery
Ben Lessey ... Pvt. Monks
Jose Iturbi ... Himself
and Guest Stars: Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Red Skelton, Eleanor Powell, Lucille Ball, Ann Sothern, Virginia O'Brien, Frank Morgan, Lena Horne, Marsha Hunt, Marilyn Maxwell, Donna Reed, Margaret O'Brien, June Allyson, Gloria DeHaven, John Conte, Sara Haden, Don Loper, Maxine Barrat, Kay Kyser and His Orchestra, Bob Crosby and His Orchestra, Benny Carter and His Band