Call Me Madam
Call Me Madam (1953)

Ethel Merman reprises her role from the Irving Berlin Broadway musical in this tuneful romp that is loosely based upon the true story of Perle Mesta. She plays a prominent Washington socialite who becomes the new ambassador of Lichtenburg.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 20, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

The great Ethel Merman recreated her Broadway role in this Irving Berlin musical, which won an Oscar for scoring.

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Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Fine Merman musical which recreates her Broadway success.

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

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.

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Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

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.

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Paul Brenner
Filmcritic.com

undiluted Merman at her "mostes."

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Ethel's big show. A surprise to see George Sanders singing so well and Wera-Ellen is always a welcome addition to any film but this one goes on a little… More