Thousands Cheer Poster

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
Trapeze artist Eddie Marsh (Gene Kelly) is a new military recruit with an entertainer's spirit. Eddie decides he'd like to organize a grand performance for his fellow soldiers, but is distracted when he meets the lovely Kathyrn (Kathryn Grayson). Eddie and Kathyrn have chemistry, but the girl's father, Col. Bill Jones (John Boles), disapproves of the romance. Undeterred, Eddie does his best to put on the show of a lifetime and earn the blessing of the curmudgeonly colonel.

Cast: Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, Mary Astor, Jose Iturbi, John Boles, Dick Simmons, Ben Blue, Frank Jenks

Director: George Sidney

Genres: Musical

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Quest, 1940s, Melodramatic, Soldier, Rivalry, Love, New York City, Friend


Nominated Art Direction (Color)
Nominated Cinematography (Color)
Nominated Music (Scoring of a Musical Picture)