Alexander's Ragtime Band
Roger Grant, a classical violinist, disappoints his family and teacher when he organizes a jazz band, but he and the band become successful. Roger falls in love with his singer Stella, but his reluctance to lose her leads him to thwart her efforts to become a solo star. When the World War separates them in 1917, Stella marries Roger's best friend Charlie. Roger comes home after the war and an important concert at Carnegie Hall brings the corners of the romantic triangle together.
- Stars:Tyrone Power, Alice Faye, Don Ameche, Ethel Merman, Jack Haley, Jean Hersholt, Helen Westley, John Carradine, Paul Hurst, Wally Vernon, Ruth Terry, Douglas Fowley, Chick Chandler, Eddie Collins, Joseph Crehan,
- Director:Henry King,
This send-up of ragtime song and dance begins in 1915 San Francisco when society boy Roger Grant decides to pursue popular rather than serious music. . You can read more in Google, Youtube, Wiki
Alexander's Ragtime Band torrent reviews
(gb) wrote: Great movie with a great cast. Amazing acting from all sides.
(fr) wrote: Horrible, horrible movie; awesome MST3K episode. "It stinks!", indeed.
(de) wrote: I liked this movie it was different to the 1995 movie.
(ca) wrote: Kurt Russell is funny but there really isn't much else.
(ru) wrote: Cheesy yet watchable.
(gb) wrote: Filmmaker Sam Peckinpah is well known for his films that feature over-the-top and sometimes gratuitous violence, but what makes his infamous film "Straw Dogs" so effective to me is not the violence itself but the exploration of what it takes to transform a pacifist into a killer. The male lead, wonderfully played by Dustin Hoffman, is essentially spineless, and you get that sense right from the beginning that he knows he's in way over his head in his marriage to beautiful Susan George. Elements come along that definitely bolster that assertion, such as his inability to confront the men who have apparently murdered the family pet, a group of men that includes someone George was once intimate with. Things come to a head with the controversial rape scene in which George ultimately seems to be enjoying the encounter, and that brings up a lot of uneasy feelings that beg to be explored but are probably best left alone. Even the climax, in which Hoffman proves he can be just as despicable and bloodthirsty, is more about human emotions than violence, when his wife seems to be more interested in helping their attackers than her husband. That kind of emasculating betrayal is much more difficult to process, for me anyway, than the bloodshed.Peckinpah is a masterful director, playing his audience and seemingly relishing the thought of them wrestling with this moral dilemma. That mastery has rarely been as effecting as it is in "Straw Dogs", a movie that transcends the thriller genre and has a lot more ethical predicaments that you would expect in a film of this nature. It's definitely not for all tastes.
(nl) wrote: interesting story of a unique woman, what a mystery
(it) wrote: First off, THIS MOVIE IS COMPLETELY FICTIONAL. Jane Austen did have a brief flirtation with a man named Tom Lefroy, but she was certainly not secretly engaged to him, nor did they attempt to elope.That said, it's a mildly enjoyable film, although it has some very ludicrous moments (such as her punching Tom Lefory in the woods- really? Next up we'll be seeing Austen cat-fight video games!)