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High Society


An all-star musical romp finds Grace Kelly about to remarry when wealthy ex-husband Bing Crosby pops back into her life and tries to win her back. Co-starring Frank Sinatra and Celeste Holm.

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4 stars

High Society is a much loved classic but in all honesty, the story line is fairly awful. I'm usually the first to say, bad story = bad film, but this is one of the very few exceptions and for good reason. It's impossible not to love the introduction and epilogue given by the great Satchmo himself, Louis Armstrong, Grace Kelly's final and in my opinion, best performance as Tracy Lord and Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra, singing together and representing the new vs. the old. That wonderful scene whereby Crosby acknowledges Sinatra as being the new wave of crooner is just wonderful. All that and some of the musicals best songs, including one of my favorites; "Well, Did You Evah". It's pretty hard to resist.

- SirPant, Monday, March 10, 2014