A newspaper article about Jeanette MacDonald from the Philippines!

Not sure we agree that Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae replaced Jeanette and Nelson with the same box office magic…no one has ever done that and Gordon MacRae was never the highest paid singer in the world like Nelson Eddy! Still, it’s great to see Jeanette mentioned in this article!

“By the mid-’30s Jeanette MacDonald was the Queen of Hollywood Musicals, having topbilled a series of successful films with Nelson Eddy. The duo was Tinseltown’s most successful singing pair—until Shirley Jones and Gordon MacRae paired up in “Oklahoma” and “Carousel” more than 20 years later. Soon, the studios started importing opera divas like Lili Pons and Rise Stevens.”…