Call Me Madam
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Ethel Merman reprised her role as a socialite turned diplomat in this screen adaptation of Irving Berlin's hit Broadway musical. Sally Adams (Merman) has made it her business to know everyone worth knowing in Washington D.C., and her penchant for parties pays off when she's appointed United States Ambassador to Lichtenburg. Once she is installed in her new position, she falls in love with suave Foreign Minister Cosmo Constantine (George Sanders), while Princess Maria (Vera-Ellen) has her head turned by Sally's press attaché, Kenneth (Donand O'Connor). Call Me Madam is a… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 80%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The great Ethel Merman recreated her Broadway role in this Irving Berlin musical, which won an Oscar for scoring."
‑ Emanuel Levy, Variety
"Fine Merman musical which recreates her Broadway success."
‑ Steve Crum, Video-Reviewmaster.com
"Isn't a whole lot more than a solid film version of Irving Berlin's Ethel Merman stage show. But it doesn't really need to be."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"There are only three reasons to see this one, a rare Ethel Merman starring role, song and dance numbers by film legend Donald O'Connor and politically savvy dialogue."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"undiluted Merman at her "mostes.""
‑ Paul Brenner, Filmcritic.com
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