Tag Archives: musicals

42nd Street (1933) Rated NR

A director may be putting on his last show on Broadway when a newcomer is hired to replace the star of the show. Starring Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ginger Rogers, Dick Powell. 42nd Street is a show within a … Continue reading

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3 Sailors and a Girl (1953) Rated NR

Three Navy men happen to run into a producer who encourages them to invest in his new show. Once they meet the woman starring in it, they are sold. Based on the play, The Butter and Egg Man by George S. … Continue reading

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Finian’s Rainbow (1968) Rated G

A mysterious Irishman comes to a small southern town to bury a stolen pot of gold, hoping that it will grow. Unbeknownst to him, the leprechaun he stole it from follows him to get his gold back. Based on the … Continue reading

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Joan Leslie (1925-2015)

(1925-2015)    Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942) Rated NR A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer and singer George M. Cohan.  This Is the Army (1943) Rated NR In WWI dancer Jerry Jones stages an … Continue reading

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The Last Five Years (2014) Rated PG-13

A struggling actress and her novelist husband analyze the deconstruction of their marriage. Based on Jason Robert Brown’s musical by the same name. Starring Anna Kendrick, Jeremy Jordan, Tamara Mintz Let me begin by saying that this is a musical film, … Continue reading

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Galavant (ABC) Rated TV-PG

Prince Galavant tries to get his one true love back from King Richard. Starring Joshua Sasse, Timothy Omundson, Vinnie Jones, Mallory Jansen, Karen David, Luke Youngblood This show is a cross between fairy tales, Monty Python, and musicals. Even with … Continue reading

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That’s Entertainment III (1994) Rated G

The third installment of That’s Entertainment showcasing the history of MGM musicals. Starring June Allyson, Cyd Charisse, Lena Horne, Howard Keel, Gene Kelly That’s Entertainment III adds to the series with extra footage, that is never seen, outtakes and scenes … Continue reading

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It’s Always Fair Weather (1955)

Rated NR After World War II war buddies, Ted, Doug, and Angie decide to meet 10 years later. In those ten years their dreams dissolve and a network wants to show their reunion on TV. What was the point of … Continue reading

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Flower Drum Song (1961)

Rated NR One thing I will say about this film is the music was great. Not surprising it’s a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical but I didn’t particularly like the story. The Flower Drum Song is one of the lesser known musicals from … Continue reading

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1776 (1972)

Rated PG I love musicals. I know they aren’t the most popular of films but I love them and this film is no exception. It’s a film that is factual with a mixture of song. It’s one of those musicals … Continue reading

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