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Naughty Marietta

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The first of MGM's phenomenally profitable [[Performer~P44152~Jeanette MacDonald~jeanettemacdonald]]-[[Performer~P21127~Nelson Eddy~nelsoneddy]] musicals, Naughty Marietta takes several beneficial liberties with the libretto of the original [[Performer~P94108~Victor Herbert~victorherbert]] operetta. MacDonald plays an 18th-century French princess who escapes an arranged marriage by posing as a "cake girl," a mail-order bride sent to the New World to marry a colonist. En route, MacDonald and the other...more

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