Yolanda and the Thief
Yolanda and the Thief (1945)

Yolanda and the Thief has long been considered the nadir of Arthur Freed's years as an MGM musical producer. Unappreciated at the time of its release, the film was a huge financial and critical failure. It has since become a cult film… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 20, 1945
DVD Release Date: March 15, 2011
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Emanuel Levy

Minnelli's second film suffers from the casting of Lucille Bremer (producer Arthur Freed's mistress) in the lead role, and the public was not crazy about seeing Astaire playing a thief.

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Nick Davis
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Truly unbearable; nothing works. When even Astaire isn't coming across, you know you're watching a stinker.

Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Visually spectacular musical.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Odd musical comedy with brilliant design and intriguing script.

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