THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT! PART III is the third film tribute to the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer musicals of Hollywood's "Golden Age" (1928-1958). The documentary is undeniably entertaining, but it suffers from an uneven selection of clips, sloppy historical research, and, ultimately, an
overabundance of riches.
The film is divided into nine segments, each hosted by a former MGM musical star seen "on location" at the famous film studio. Gene Kelly appears near one of the largest soundstages in Culver City to discuss the earliest screen musicals of the 1930s. Esther Williams returns to her "saucer tank"
swimming pool to reminisce about her water carnivals of the 1940s and ...