There's No Business Like Show Business Poster

Release Date: June 12th, 2004

DVD Release Date: May 29th, 2001

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 57 min

Plot Summary
Terry (Dan Dailey) and Molly (Ethel Merman) are vaudeville performers who eventually add their three children to the act to become "The Five Donahues." However, their children start to go their own way in time, with Steve (Johnnie Ray) deciding to become a priest. The other grown children, Katy (Mitzi Gaynor) and Tim (Donald O'Connor), join a show starring Victoria Parker (Marilyn Monroe). The Donahue parents become a performing pair again, but the family still faces personal upheaval.

Cast: Ethel Merman, Dan Dailey, Marilyn Monroe, Donald O'Connor, Johnnie Ray, Mitzi Gaynor, Hugh O'Brian, Frank McHugh

Director: Walter Lang

Genres: Musical comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Family, Spirited, 1930s, New York City, Daughter, Son, Wife, 1940s, Charming, Growing up, Melodramatic


Nominated Writing (Motion Picture Story)
Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)
Nominated Costume Design (Color)