Till the Clouds Roll By
Till the Clouds Roll By (1947)

MGM's Till the Clouds Roll By is the musicalized, and highly fictionalized, life story of beloved composer Jerome Kern, who gave his blessing to the production shortly before his death in 1946. As played by a gray-templed Robert Walker,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1947
DVD Release Date: May 19, 1998
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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

OK Jerome Kern musical, with some well done Vincente Minnelli musical numbers added to the mix.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Flat biopic of Jerome Kern salvaged by some production numbers.

Steve Crum

Star-packed MGM musical is more about Jerome Kern's music than Kern himself.

Emanuel Levy

MGM's bland musical biopics about Kern distorts basic facts, and lacks energy and imagination; the only good sequences feature Judy Garland and are staged by then husband Vincente Minnelli.

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jay nixon
the musical numbers, especially Judy's, are good but the story in between is pure corn.