Little Nellie Kelly1940

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Little Nellie Kelly
Directed by:
Norman Taurog

"Little Nellie Kelly" is a Musical film directed by Norman Taurog, and written by Jack McGowan (screenplay), released on November 22 of 1940 in the USA . Judy Garland is starring, alongside George Murphy, Charles Winninger, Douglas McPhail, Arthur Shields and Rita Page.

Who is the director of "Little Nellie Kelly":

Little Nellie Kelly was directed by Norman Taurog, an American director, and actor.

Before directing Little Nellie Kelly, Norman Taurog had directed Gold Rush Maisie, released in 1940, Young Tom Edison (1940), Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940), Lucky Night (1939), Boys Town (1938), and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938). Since, he directed Men of Boys Town, released in 1941, A Yank at Eton (1942), Girl Crazy (1943), The Hoodlum Saint (1946), The Beginning or the End (1947), and Words and Music (1948).

What was the release date of "Little Nellie Kelly":

Little Nellie Kelly was first released on Friday, November 22, 1940, in the United States. Also released on this day were The Letter (dir. William Wyler), Tin Pan Alley (dir. Walter Lang), and You'll Find Out (dir. David Butler). This was seventy-nine (79) years ago.

Who is at the casting of "Little Nellie Kelly":

At the casting of Little Nellie Kelly we find Judy Garland, previously seen in Strike Up the Band (1940) and Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940); George Murphy (Two Girls on Broadway (1940), Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940)); Charles Winninger (Beyond Tomorrow (1940), If I Had My Way (1940)) [ more... ]

  • Douglas McPhail and Judy Garland, Charles Winninger can all be seen in Babes in Arms, released in 1939.
  • Arthur Shields, Rita Page and Forrester Harvey also appeared in This Above All, released in 1942.
  • George Murphy and Douglas McPhail have both also be seen in Broadway Melody of 1940, released in 1940.
  • George Murphy and Charles Winninger also appeared in Broadway Rhythm, released in 1944.

What is the Storyline of "Little Nellie Kelly":

In Ireland, Jerry Kelly (George Murphy) marries his sweetheart, Nellie Noonan (Judy Garland) over the objections of her ne'er-do-well father, Michael Noonan (Charles Winninger), who swears never to speak to Jerry again, even though he reluctantly accompanies the newlyweds to America, where Jerry becomes a policeman, and all three become citizens. Michael continues to hold his grudge against Jerry, even when Nellie dies while giving birth to little Nellie.

Years later, Jerry is now a captain on the [...]

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