Broadway Melody of 1940

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Broadway Melody of 1940 ★★½ 1940

The last entry in the melody series features the only screen teaming of Astaire and Powell. The flimsy plot is just an excuse for a potent series of Cole Porter musical numbers. DI Concentrate on You; I've Got My Eye on You; Begin the Beguine; I am the Captain; Please Don't Monkey With Broadway; Between You and Me; Il Bacio. 103m/B VHS, DVD . Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Ian Hunter; D: Norman Taurog.