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1. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )
Episode: South Pacific (2010)

Music, Musical

9.3
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Director: Alan Skog | Stars: Kelli O'Hara, Paulo Szot, Danny Burstein, Loretta Ables

Votes: 56

2. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Show Boat (1989)

165 min | Biography, Drama, Music

9.2
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A stage production of the classic musical, videotaped in front of a live audience at the Paper Mill Playhouse, New Jersey.

Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Eddie Bracken, Rebecca Baxter, Richard White, Shelly Burch

Votes: 80

3. Person to Person (1953–1961)

30 min | Documentary, News

9.1
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Interviews with figures from public life.

Stars: Edward R. Murrow, Charles Collingwood, Audrey Meadows, Jerry Lewis

Votes: 105

4. What's My Line? (1950–1967)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.7
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Four panelists must determine guests' occupations - and, in the case of famous guests, while blindfolded, their identity - by asking only "yes" or "no" questions.

Stars: John Daly, Arlene Francis, Bennett Cerf, Dorothy Kilgallen

Votes: 1,041

5. The Mike Wallace Interview (1957–1958)

30 min | Talk-Show

8.7
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The Mike Wallace Interview is a series of 30-minute television interviews conducted by host Mike Wallace from 1957 to 1960. Before The Mike Wallace Interview was televised nationally on ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Wallace, Frank Lloyd Wright, Steve Allen, Charles 'Commando' Kelly

Votes: 13

6. General Foods 25th Anniversary Show: A Salute to Rodgers and Hammerstein (1954 TV Movie)

Comedy, History, Musical

8.6
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Tribute to the then-ten-year partnership between composer Richard Rodgers and librettist-lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, presented by General Foods, celebrating its 25th anniversary. ... See full summary »

Director: Ralph Levy | Stars: Mary Martin, Ed Sullivan, Jack Benny, Edgar Bergen

Votes: 17

7. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )

Music, Musical

8.4
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Stars: Beverly Sills, Louis Perry, Audra McDonald, Zubin Mehta

Votes: 125

8. Rosemarie (1965 TV Movie)

95 min

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Director: Wolfgang Schleif | Stars: Monika Dahlberg, Michael Paryla, Carlos Werner, Hanne Wieder

Votes: 17

9. Live from Lincoln Center (1976– )
Episode: 'Carousel' with the New York Philharmonic (2013)

150 min | Music, Musical

8.4
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Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Nathan Gunn, Kelli O'Hara, Adam Alexander, Glenn Seven Allen

Votes: 50

10. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'Cinderella' (2004)

Biography, Drama, Music

8.4
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Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Edie Adams, Julie Andrews, Kaye Ballard, Ilka Chase

Votes: 20

11. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: 'South Pacific' in Concert from Carnegie Hall (2006)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Music

8.3
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A concert performance of the famous Rodgers and Hammerstein musical play.

Director: David Horn | Stars: Reba McEntire, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Jason Danieley, Lillias White

Votes: 131

12. The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (1953 TV Movie)

120 min | Music

8.1
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Director: Jerome Robbins | Stars: Marian Anderson, Theda Bara, Charles Chaplin, Winston Churchill

Votes: 13

13. The Sound of Music (1965)

G | 174 min | Biography, Drama, Family

8.0
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower.

Director: Robert Wise | Stars: Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker, Richard Haydn

Votes: 161,481 | Gross: $163.21M

14. Oklahoma! (1999 TV Movie)

180 min | Musical, Romance, Western

8.0
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Cowboy Curly McClain tries to win the heart of a girl in a singing and dancing extravaganza.

Director: Trevor Nunn | Stars: Maureen Lipman, Hugh Jackman, Josefina Gabrielle, David Shelmerdine

Votes: 1,529

15. Music in the Air (1934)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.0
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Constantly quarreling couple decide to try the jealousy angle when a naive young couple comes along.

Director: Joe May | Stars: Gloria Swanson, John Boles, Douglass Montgomery, June Lang

Votes: 822

16. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 29 November 1959 (1959)

30 min | Family, Game-Show

8.0
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Dorothy Kilgallen, Martin Gabel, filling in for his wife, Arlene Francis, actress Paulette Goddard and Bennett Cerf is this evening's panelists. Host and moderator, John Daly, gets down to ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: John Daly, Dorothy Kilgallen, Martin Gabel, Paulette Goddard

Votes: 7

17. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: The New Moon (1989)

Biography, Drama, Music

7.9
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Videotaped before a live audience, this is the New York City Opera's production of the operetta, with, unlike the film versions, its original plot and characters.

Stars: Leigh Munro, James Billings, Joyce Campana, Muriel Costa-Greenspon

Votes: 9

18. Cinderella (1965 TV Movie)

G | 84 min | Musical, Fantasy, Romance

7.8
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1965 TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

Director: Charles S. Dubin | Stars: Ginger Rogers, Walter Pidgeon, Celeste Holm, Jo Van Fleet

Votes: 1,769

19. The Ed Sullivan Show (1948–1971)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Music

7.8
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The classic prime time variety show most famous for its vaudeville acts and rock music performances.

Stars: Ed Sullivan, Johnny Wayne, Frank Shuster, Roberta Peters

Votes: 863

20. Great Performances (1971– )

Biography, Drama, Music

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Stars: Julie Andrews, Walter Cronkite, Renée Fleming, Plácido Domingo

Votes: 438

21. The Desert Song (1955 TV Movie)

90 min | Musical

7.8
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From the Golden Age of Television, a live TV performance of the famed operetta, more faithful to the original than either the 1943 or 1953 film versions.

Stars: Nelson Eddy, Gale Sherwood, Rod Alexander, Salvatore Baccaloni

Votes: 20

22. The 13th Annual Tony Awards (1959 TV Special)

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Director: Bud Collyer | Stars: Bud Collyer, Dana Andrews, Ina Balin, Ralph Bellamy

Votes: 5

23. Cinderella (1957 TV Special)

90 min | Musical, Family, Comedy

7.7
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The first of three TV versions of the classic fairy tale that featured a Rodgers and Hammerstein score.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Julie Andrews, Ilka Chase, Edie Adams, Howard Lindsay

Votes: 789

24. That's Entertainment! (1974)

G | 135 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.7
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Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favourite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

Director: Jack Haley Jr. | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby, Peter Lawford

Votes: 4,118 | Gross: $26.89M

25. Show Boat (1936)

Approved | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.6
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Despite her mother's objections, the naive young daughter of a show boat captain is thrust into the limelight as the company's new leading lady.

Director: James Whale | Stars: Irene Dunne, Allan Jones, Charles Winninger, Paul Robeson

Votes: 2,325

26. That's Entertainment! III (1994)

G | 113 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.6
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Some of MGM's musical stars review the studio's history of musicals. From The Hollywood Revue of 1929 (1929) to Brigadoon (1954), from the first musical talkies to Gene Kelly in Singin' in ... See full summary »

Directors: Bud Friedgen, Michael J. Sheridan | Stars: Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Ann Miller, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,191 | Gross: $0.27M

27. American Graffiti (1973)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A couple of high school grads spend one final night cruising the strip with their buddies before they go off to college.

Director: George Lucas | Stars: Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Howard, Paul Le Mat, Charles Martin Smith

Votes: 68,028 | Gross: $115.00M

28. The King and I (1956)

Approved | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.5
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson

Votes: 20,448 | Gross: $21.30M

29. Oklahoma! (2011 TV Special)

180 min | Documentary, Musical

7.5
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Director: David Stern | Stars: Gabriel Arant, Lauren Barone, Ruby Berube, Andrew Robert Bodd

Votes: 8

30. That's Entertainment, Part II (1976)

G | 133 min | Documentary, Family, Musical

7.3
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Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire present more golden moments from the MGM film library, this time including comedy and drama as well as classic musical numbers.

Director: Gene Kelly | Stars: Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney

Votes: 1,718

31. Viennese Nights (1930)

92 min | Musical

7.3
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Director: Alan Crosland | Stars: Vivienne Segal, Alexander Gray, Jean Hersholt, Walter Pidgeon

Votes: 54

32. What's My Line? (1950–1967)
Episode: Episode dated 19 February 1956 (1956)

Family, Game-Show

7.3
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Dorothy Kilgallen, Fred Allen, Arlene Francis and Bennett Cerf are this evening's panelists. Host and moderator, John Daly, greets the group and instructs them to don their masks for the ... See full summary »

Director: Franklin Heller | Stars: Arlene Francis, Fred Allen, Dorothy Kilgallen, Bennett Cerf

Votes: 9

33. Oklahoma! (1955)

Approved | 145 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.2
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In Oklahoma, several farmers, cowboys and a traveling salesman compete for the romantic favors of various local ladies.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Gloria Grahame, Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood

Votes: 9,304

34. The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)

120 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.2
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Experience the magic and adventure from Walt Disney world of color

Stars: David Sparrow, Will Friedle, Laurie Murdoch, Neil Crone

Votes: 150

35. The Wackers (1975– )

30 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Ken Jones, Sheila Fay, Alison Steadman, Keith Chegwin

Votes: 13

36. Carousel (1967 TV Movie)

100 min | Musical

7.2
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Director: Paul Bogart | Stars: Robert Goulet, Mary Grover, Pernell Roberts, Marlyn Mason

Votes: 44

37. State Fair (1945)

Approved | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.1
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The Frake family attends the annual Iowa State Fair; each member of the clan has their own reason for doing so.

Director: Walter Lang | Stars: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine

Votes: 2,967

38. The Desert Song (1929)

123 min | Musical

7.1
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The Desert Song is a 1929 American Pre-Code operetta film directed by Roy Del Ruth and starring John Boles, Louise Fazenda, and Myrna Loy.

Director: Roy Del Ruth | Stars: John Boles, Carlotta King, Louise Fazenda, Johnny Arthur

Votes: 47

39. Rose-Marie (1936)

Passed | 113 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.1
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Opera singer (Marie de Flor) seeks out fugitive brother in the Canadian wilderness. During her trek, she meets a Canadian mountie (Sgt. Bruce) who is also searching for her brother. Romance... See full summary »

Director: W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Reginald Owen, Allan Jones

Votes: 922

40. The Show Boat Story (1989 TV Movie)

55 min | Documentary

7.1
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A documentary detailing the writing and premiere production of the famous Kern-Hammerstein musical, as well as the recording of the landmark 1988 EMI 3-CD "authentic" version, the first ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Swann | Stars: Jerry Hadley, William Hammerstein, Bruce Hubbard, Miles Kreuger

Votes: 14

41. Annie Get Your Gun (1950)

Passed | 107 min | Biography, Comedy, Musical

7.0
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The story of the great sharpshooter Annie Oakley, who rose to fame while dealing with her love/professional rival, Frank Butler.

Directors: George Sidney, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, Louis Calhern, J. Carrol Naish

Votes: 3,508 | Gross: $8.00M

42. Show Boat (1951)

Approved | 108 min | Drama, Family, Musical

7.0
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The daughter of a riverboat captain falls in love with a charming gambler, but their fairytale romance is threatened when his luck turns sour.

Director: George Sidney | Stars: Kathryn Grayson, Ava Gardner, Howard Keel, Joe E. Brown

Votes: 3,790

43. Flower Drum Song (1961)

Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.0
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A young woman arrives in San Francisco's Chinatown from Hong Kong with the intention of marrying a rakish nightclub owner, unaware he is involved with one of his singers.

Director: Henry Koster | Stars: Nancy Kwan, James Shigeta, Benson Fong, Jack Soo

Votes: 2,015 | Gross: $10.90M

44. The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

7.0
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The story of married couple Irene Castle and Vernon Castle, sensational ballroom dancers prior to World War I.

Director: H.C. Potter | Stars: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edna May Oliver, Walter Brennan

Votes: 1,881 | Gross: $1.12M

45. New Moon (1940)

Passed | 105 min | Musical, Romance, Adventure

7.0
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Marianne de Beaumaniour is on her way to New Orleans from Paris to inspect the plantation she inherited from her uncle. On the ship with her are bondsmen, that are to be sold for slavery. ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Z. Leonard, W.S. Van Dyke | Stars: Jeanette MacDonald, Nelson Eddy, Mary Boland, George Zucco

Votes: 402

46. South Pacific (1958)

Unrated | 157 min | Musical, Romance, War

6.9
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On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who's being courted for a dangerous military mission.

Director: Joshua Logan | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston

Votes: 6,541

47. Carousel (1956)

Approved | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy, Musical

6.9
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Fifteen years after his death, a carousel barker is granted permission to return to Earth for one day to make amends to his widow and their daughter.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Cameron Mitchell, Barbara Ruick

Votes: 4,869

48. Carmen Jones (1954)

Approved | 105 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.9
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Contemporary version of the Bizet opera, with new lyrics and an African-American cast.

Director: Otto Preminger | Stars: Harry Belafonte, Dorothy Dandridge, Pearl Bailey, Olga James

Votes: 3,593

49. High, Wide and Handsome (1937)

Approved | 110 min | Musical, Western

6.8
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Pennsylvania, 1859. Railroad tycoon Brennan (Alan Hale) is muscling in on oil-drilling farmers, led by Peter Cortland (Randolph Scott). Cortland must try to save their oil business, while also saving his marriage to Sally (Irene Dunne).

Director: Rouben Mamoulian | Stars: Irene Dunne, Randolph Scott, Dorothy Lamour, Elizabeth Patterson

Votes: 172

50. The Great Waltz (1938)

Passed | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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In 1845 Vienna, Johann Strauss II - Schani to his friends - would rather write and perform waltzes than anything else, this at a time when a waltz is not considered proper society music. ... See full summary »

Directors: Julien Duvivier, Victor Fleming, Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Luise Rainer, Fernand Gravey, Miliza Korjus, Hugh Herbert

Votes: 834