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Call Me Madam

Call Me Madam(1953)

Also Known As: Irving Berlin's Call Me Madam |

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Brief Synopsis

A Washington hostess takes an assignment as ambassador to the world''''s smallest nation.

Cast & Crew

Walter Lang Director
Ethel Merman Sally Adams
Donald O'Connor Kenneth Gibson
Vera-Ellen Princess Maria
George Sanders Gen. Cosmo Constantine
Billy De Wolfe Pemberton Maxwell
Helmut Dantine Prince Hugo
Walter Slezak August Tantinnin
Stevan Geray Prime Minister Sebastian
Ludwig Stossel Grand Duke Otto
Lilia Skala Grand Duchess Sophie
Charles Dingle Senator Brockway
Emory Parnell Senator Gallagher

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  World premiere in Los Angeles: 4 Mar 1953; New York opening: 25 Mar 1953
Release Date:  1953 Production Date:  Mertz; EBX; AFI
Color/B&W:  Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Sound:  Mono Production Co:  Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp.
Duration(mins):  114-115 or 118 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  10,625    
Duration(reels):  12    

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  • Compares to "The Mouse That Roared"

    Mary Jane Stone 2014-02-03

    I find the story similar to "The Mouse That Roared." Both stories take place in fictional Grand Dutchys and have delightful familiar characters.... MORE>

  • Sanders gives the big surprise!

    alice 2014-02-02

    Sure, Merman, O'Connor and Vera-Ellen all give great performances,but the big surprise comes from George Sanders!I always disliked him because of his... MORE>

  • Jolly good fun

    el debbo 2013-08-25

    Interesting to watch Merman, as I hadn't seen her before. Great sets, songs, and costumes are over the top!I found the supporting-actor subset... MORE>