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The Singer from Mexico
Directed by Richard Pottier
Origin France
Genres Comedy, Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on operas, Operetta films
Actors Luis Mariano, André Bourvil, Annie Cordy, Tilda Thamar, Fernando Rey, Gisèle Grandpré

À la fête de Lesaca, petit village du Pays Basque espagnol, se produisent le chanteur Vincent Etchebar et son fidèle ami trompettiste Bilou. L'impresario parisien Cartoni remarque Vincent et souhaite l'engager. Au même moment, le ténor Miguel Morano, refuse de partir pour le Mexique avec la vedette féminine Eva Marchal, de peur de retrouver Tornada, une furie à qui il a autrefois promis le mariage. Alors que Vincent et Bilou sont montés à Paris, Cartoni les recherche désespérément. Vincent sosie de Morano, remplacera sa vedette dans le rôle titre de l'opérette Le Chanteur de Mexico, sans se douter qu'il existe un vrai Miguel Morano. Mais les deux compères restent introuvables. Ils sont devenus peintres en bâtiment sur la Tour Eiffel, et logent dans le même immeuble que Cricri, une pétillante jeune fille. Grâce à un concours radiophonique, auquel il s'est inscrit sur l'insistance de Cricri, Cartoni l'entend et le convoque. Vincent est engagé et est présenté à sa partenaire. Eva s'éprend de lui et le fait répéter en privé chez elle. Quant à Vincent, entre elle et Cricri, son cœur balance. L'équipe part pour le Mexique. Dès son arrivée à Acapulco, Vincent, sous le pseudonyme de Miguel Morano, est repéré par Tornada qui réussit à le faire enlever. Mais Bilou, Cricri et Cartoni arrivent à temps pour expliquer la méprise. Alors que Cricri et Vincent s'avouent leur amour et que Bilou tente de réconforter Tornada, la tournée se termine dans la capitale Mexico.
The Student Prince, 1h47
Directed by Richard Thorpe
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Monde imaginaire, Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Political films, Films based on plays, Operetta films, Films about royalty
Actors Ann Blyth, Edmund Purdom, John Ericson, Louis Calhern, Edmund Gwenn, S.Z. Sakall

Young Prince Karl, of a small sub-kingdom of the German Empire, is sent off near the turn of the 20th century to get a university education in Heidelberg, Baden-Wuerttemberg. His grandfather was one of a handful of petty kings within German-speaking central Europe. Fictional Karlsburg is small, but fiercely proud of its history and traditions.
Rose Marie
Rose Marie (1954)
, 1h44
Directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Adventure, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Ann Blyth, Howard Keel, Fernando Lamas, Bert Lahr, Marjorie Main, Joan Taylor

Rose Marie Lemaître (Ann Blyth) rencontre Mike Malone (Howard Keel), policier canadien qui tente de l'utiliser afin de capturer James Duvall (Fernando Lamas), trappeur recherché, et amant de la jeune femme.
The Merry Widow, 1h45
Directed by Curtis Bernhardt
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Monde imaginaire, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Lana Turner, Fernando Lamas, Una Merkel, Richard Haydn, Thomas Gomez, John Abbott

The young widow Crystal Radek is invited to Marshovia, a small European kingdom, to attend the unveiling of a statue in honour of her deceased husband. The royal coffers are seriously in need of her money so the king sends out count Danilo to seduce her.
Bitter Sweet, 1h34
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, George Sanders, Ian Hunter, Sig Ruman, Felix Bressart

Set in late 19th century Vienna, the story focuses on the romance between music teacher Carl Linden (Nelson Eddy) and his prize pupil Sarah Milick (Jeanette MacDonald).
The Desert Song, 1h50
Directed by H. Bruce Humberstone
Origin USA
Genres Musical, Romance
Themes Films set in Africa, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on operas, Operetta films
Actors Kathryn Grayson, Gordon MacRae, Raymond Massey, Steve Cochran, Dick Wesson, William Conrad

The original plot is more-or-less adhered to, with some significant alterations. Benny is depicted as a comic Bob Hope-like coward, but not as a sissy. El Khobar's alter ego is that of a mild-mannered (but not squeamish) Latin tutor and anthropologist, whom Birabeau (Ray Collins) hires to keep Margot (Kathryn Grayson) from flirting with his regiment.
Rose Marie
Rose Marie (1936)
, 1h53
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke, Lucien Hubbard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical theatre, Adventure, Musical, Romance, Western
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Jeanette MacDonald, Joan Crawford, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen, James Murray, Polly Moran

Marie de Flor (Jeanette MacDonald) is a Canadian soprano performing in Roméo et Juliette in Montreal; the Premier of Quebec is in the audience. Inviting him and his entourage to supper after the performance, she learns from a 'half-breed' man called Boniface (George Regas), that her brother Jack, supposedly in prison for armed robbery, was wounded as he escaped from prison and has killed a Mountie in the process. Making her excuses, she leaves for the Canadian wilderness with Boniface, hoping to help Jack.
The Merry Widow, 1h39
Directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Musical, Romance
Themes Monde imaginaire, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Edward Everett Horton, Una Merkel, George Barbier, Minna Gombell

Playboy, Captain Danilo (Maurice Chevalier), is ordered by King Achmet of Marshovia (George Barbier) to court and marry Madame Sonia (Jeanette MacDonald), a rich widow who owns a large portion of the kingdom.
The Firefly, 2h11
Directed by Robert Z. Leonard, Joseph M. Newman
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Historical, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Political films, Napoleonic Wars films, French Revolution films, Operetta films
Actors Jeanette MacDonald, Allan Jones, Warren William, Billy Gilbert, Douglass Dumbrille, Henry Daniell

Secret agent Nina Maria Azara (Jeanette MacDonald) is working undercover for the King of Spain (Tom Rutherford) as a singer known as the "Mosca del Fuego" or "Firefly." Despite her love for Captain Andre (Allan Jones), she tricks him so that his general will change the French defensive positions, thus allowing the Duke of Wellington to win the Battle of Vitoria. In the end Nina and Andre leave together for a new life in peace.
New Moon
New Moon (1940)
, 1h45
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke, Robert Z. Leonard
Origin USA
Genres Musical theatre, Adventure, Musical, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco, Ivan F. Simpson, H. B. Warner

During the 18th century in New Orleans, Louisiana, a French nobleman in disguise as a bondsman, Charles (Nelson Eddy) leads his fellow bondsman in revolt against his ship's captain, commandeering the ship and heading out to sea.
Naughty Marietta, 1h45
Directed by W. S. Van Dyke, Robert Z. Leonard
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Musical
Themes Seafaring films, Films about music and musicians, Transport films, Pirate films, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Elsa Lanchester, Douglass Dumbrille, Joseph Cawthorn, Frank Morgan

To avoid an arranged marriage to Don Carlos, an elderly Spanish duke, Princess Marie masquerades as her uncle's former servant, Marietta, and escapes from France on a ship with casquette girls who are traveling to New Orleans to marry colonists. On board, Marietta befriends Julie.
The Merry Widow, 1h52
Directed by Erich von Stroheim
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama, Romance
Themes Monde imaginaire, Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Films based on operas, Operetta films
Actors Mae Murray, John Gilbert, Roy D'Arcy, George Fawcett, Josephine Crowell, Tully Marshall

Prince Danilo falls in love with dancer Sally O'Hara. His uncle, King Nikita I of Monteblanco forbids the marriage because she is a commoner. Thinking she has been jilted by her prince, Sally marries old, lecherous Baron Sadoja, whose wealth has kept the kingdom afloat. When he dies suddenly, Sally must be wooed all over again by Danilo.
Mam'zelle Nitouche, 1h46
Directed by Marc Allégret, Yves Allégret, Claude Heymann
Origin France
Genres Musical theatre
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Operetta films
Actors Raimu, André Alerme, Edith Méra, Alida Rouffe, Jean Rousselière, Marcel Maupi

Denise, alias « Nitouche », est sortie par ses parents du couvent pour la marier. Au cours de diverses péripéties, elle va jouer au music-hall, se retrouver en uniforme de dragon, pour finalement tomber amoureuse de la personne qui lui était destinée par sa famille.
Ciboulette
Ciboulette (1933)
, 1h25
Directed by Claude Autant-Lara
Origin France
Genres Musical theatre, Musical
Themes Films about music and musicians, Théâtre, Musical films, Films based on plays, Operetta films
Actors Robert Burnier, Simone Berriau, Madeleine Guitty, Thérèse Dorny, Guy Ferrant, Marcel Duhamel

Ciboulette, une petite maraîchère des Halles, rencontre Antonin, un riche fêtard. Il s'éprend de Ciboulette mais retourne à son ancienne, et volage, maîtresse. Un compositeur lance Ciboulette qui devient une grande cantatrice et réunit ainsi les amoureux.