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Tonight: the 1937 production
The Firefly starring
JEANETTE MacDONALD with Allan Jones , Warren William
Screenplay by FRANCES GOODRICH and ALBERT HACKETT based on the book and lyrics by OTTO A. HARBACH
Produced by Hunt Stromberg
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard
Romance and intrigue in nineteenth-century Madrid, featuring Rudolph Friml 's famous music including' The Donkey Serenade '.
This is the third of Jeanette MacDonald 's spectacularly successful M.G.M. films to be seen on The Hollywood Musical. Tonight, instead of Nelson Eddy , she is partnered by Allan Jones , whose son, Jack Jones , can be seen on BBC-2 on Friday evening.
Major de Rougement:
Marquis de Melito:
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