Cinema: The New Pictures, Mar. 25, 1946

The New Picture

Ziegfeld Follies of 1946 (MGM) may not be the "biggest all-star show of all time," as its sponsors strongly hint, but it will do until a bigger one comes along. A super-spectacular, hyper-Hollywood, tnple-Technicolored variety show, it runs for almost two hours. The total impact is calculated to send cinemaddicts reeling home in a state of dizzy satisfaction.

Mercifully dispensing with all traces of plot, Director Vincente Minnelli gets started with a saccharine bit of professional whimsy purporting to show how the late Flo Ziegfeld is getting along in heaven. (Director...

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