Thousands Cheer

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Thousands Cheer ★★½ 1943

A flag-waving wartime musical about a tapdancing Army private who falls in love with the colonel's daughter, culminating with an all-star (MGM) USO show. Songs include “Honeysuckle Rose,” sung by Horne, and “The Joint Is Really Jumping Down at Carnegie Hall,” sung by Garland. 126m/C VHS, DVD . Gene Kelly, Kathryn Grayson, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Mary Astor, John Boles, Lucille Ball, Eleanor Powell, Virginia O'Brien, Margaret O'Brien, Red Skelton, Lionel Barrymore, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Kay Kyser, Bob Crosby, Lena Horne, Donna Reed; D: George Sidney; W: Paul Jarrico; C: George J. Folsey.