Call Me Madam
Call Me Madam (1953)

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… More

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

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

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

undiluted Merman at her "mostes."

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% 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
Alec Barniskis
It's ridiculous, but that's part of the fun. The musical numbers are great.