Rose-Marie (Rose Marie)
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It was standard operating procedure at MGM to cast their favorite singing team of Nelson Eddy and Jeanette MacDonald in new versions of old operettas, then retain only the music, drastically altering the plotlines to conform to popular tastes. This was the treatment afforded the Rudolf Friml-Herbert Stothart-Oscar Hammerstein-Otto Harbach musical Rose Marie--and thank heaven that MGM decided to jettison the original's creaky libretto about a woman who offers her body to the villain to save the hero from a trumped-up murder charge (this chestnut seemed old-fashioned even in 1928, when Joan… More

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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"the movie is primarily for fans of the source material or the stars"
‑ Douglas Pratt, DVDLaser
"Charming version of the operetta. Perfect of its type."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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