Words and Music
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
The life stories of Broadway tunesmiths Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart are prettified for the screen in MGM's Words and Music. Billed fourth, the colorless Tom Drake plays Rodgers, but never mind that: the film belongs to Mickey Rooney, as the dynamic, self-destructive Lorenz Hart. Understandably, Hart's bisexuality is downplayed. According to MGM, his biggest problem in life is that he was never satisfied with his work. We are, however, especially when those great Rodgers & Hart tunes are performed by the likes of Judy Garland, Janet Leigh, Perry Como, Lena Horne, June Allyson, Cyd… More
Trailer

Available Online

Buy & Rent
Buy SD $9.99 -
- -

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"some good song numbers"
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
"Appallingly sanitized biopic of Rodgers and Hart."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
More reviews for Words and Music on Rotten Tomatoes