Easter Parade (1948)

Rating: NR

Runtime: 1:47

Genre: Musical

Director: Charles Walters

Cast: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Ann Miller, Peter Lawford

Judy Garland and Fred Astaire, two of the greatest stars from Hollywood’s Golden Age, team up in this joyous holiday musical from composer Irving Berlin (White Christmas). One of the most successful of all MGM musicals, with some of Berlin’s best songs, including “Shakin’ the Blues Away” (performed by Ann Miller), “Steppin’ Out with My Baby,” “A Couple of Swells” and, of course, the title song. ("Oh, I could write a sonnet about your Easter bonnet…”)