Musicals (1960's & 1970's)

All the musicals we own from the 1960's and 1970's.
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1.
Bells Are Ringing (1960)
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Ella Peterson is a Brooklyn telephone answering service operator who tries to improve the lives of her... (126 mins.)
“ Warner Bros ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
2.
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
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A rock singer travels to a small Ohio town to make his "farewell" television performance and kiss his biggest fan before he is drafted. (112 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
3.
Cinderella (1965 TV Special)
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1965 TV-version of the classic fairy tale, set to a Rodgers and Hammerstein score. (84 mins.)
 
4.
Finian's Rainbow (1968)
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Of Glocca Morra, Ireland, Finian McLongeran, who has his own unique belief system of Irish legends, uproots himself and his adult daughter... (141 mins.)
“ Warner Bros ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
5.
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (1967)
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Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder. (121 mins.)
Director: David Swift
 
6.
Hello, Dolly! (1969)
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Matchmaker Dolly Levi travels to Yonkers to find a partner for "half-a-millionaire" Horace Vandergelder, convincing his niece, his niece's intended, and his two clerks to travel to New York City along the way. (146 mins.)
Director: Gene Kelly
 
7.
Flower Drum Song (1961)
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Chinese stowaway Mei Li (Miyoshi Umeki) arrives in San Francisco with her father to meet her fiancé... (133 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
8.
Goodbye, Mr. Chips (1969)
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A shy, withdrawn English schoolteacher falls for a flashy showgirl. (155 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
9.
Gypsy (1962)
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Based on the Broadway hit about the life and times of burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee and her aggressive stage mother, Mama Rose. (143 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
10.
Half a Sixpence (1967)
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Arthur Kipps, an orphan apprenticed to a tyrannical owner of a mercantile, has a sudden abrupt change... (143 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
11.
The Music Man (1962)
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Harold Hill poses as a boys' band leader to con naive Iowa townsfolk. (151 mins.)
Director: Morton DaCosta
“ Warner Bros snap case ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
12.
Inside Daisy Clover (1965)
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A tomboy turned movie star deals with the cruelty of Hollywood. (128 mins.)
Director: Robert Mulligan
 
13.
State Fair (1962)
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Texan farmers the Frake family head for the Texas State Fair in Dallas. The parents are focused on winning the competitions for livestock and cooking. However, their restless daughter Margy and her brother Wayne meet attractive new love interests. (118 mins.)
Director: José Ferrer
“ Rodgers & Hammerstein's Collection (6) ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
14.
The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
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Molly is an uneducated, poor, mountain girl who leaves her mountain cabin in search of a wealthy husband, respect and a better life. (128 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
15.
Thoroughly Modern Millie (1967)
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Millie comes to town in the roaring twenties to encounter flappers, sexuality and white slavers. (138 mins.)
Director: George Roy Hill
 
16.
The Singing Nun (1966)
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Young and inexperienced Sister Ann has just arrived at her next posting at Samaritan House, a Dominican... (97 mins.)
Director: Henry Koster
 
17.
New York, New York (1977)
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An egotistical saxophonist and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long, up-hill climb. (155 mins.)
Director: Martin Scorsese
 
18.
Grease (1978)
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Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance? (110 mins.)
Director: Randal Kleiser
 
19.
Fiddler on the Roof (1971)
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In prerevolutionary Russia, a Jewish peasant contends with marrying off three of his daughters while growing anti-Semitic sentiment threatens his village. (181 mins.)
Director: Norman Jewison
 
20.
Cabaret (1972)
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A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them. (124 mins.)
Director: Bob Fosse
 
21.
Hair (1979)
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Claude leaves the family ranch in Oklahoma for New York where he is rapidly indoctrinated into the youth subculture and subsequently drafted. (121 mins.)
Director: Milos Forman
 
22.
Funny Girl (1968)
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The life of Fanny Brice, famed comedienne and entertainer of the early 1900s. We see her rise to fame as a Ziegfield girl, subsequent career and her personal life, particularly her relationship with Nick Arnstein. (151 mins.)
Director: William Wyler
 
23.
Funny Lady (1975)
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Story of singer Fanny Brice's stormy relationship with showman Billy Rose. (136 mins.)
Director: Herbert Ross
 
24.
The Buddy Holly Story (1978)
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The story of the life and career of the early rock and roll singer, from his meteoric rise to stardom, to his marriage and untimely death. (114 mins.)
Director: Steve Rash
“ Music Biopic ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
25.
The Wiz (1978)
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An adaption of 'The Wizard of Oz' that tries to capture the essence of the African American experience. (134 mins.)
Director: Sidney Lumet
 
26.
1776 (1972)
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A musical retelling of the American Revolution's political struggle in the Continental Congress to declare independence. (141 mins.)
Director: Peter H. Hunt
 
27.
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1978)
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Small town band hits it big, but they must battle a nefarious plot in the music industry. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Schultz
 
28.
The Rose (1979)
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The tragic life of a self-destructive female rock star who struggles to deal with the constant pressures of her career and the demands of her ruthless business manager. (125 mins.)
Director: Mark Rydell
 
29.
None But the Brave (1965)
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During WW2, a platoon of Marines crash-lands on a tiny Pacific island occupied by a small Japanese unit. (106 mins.)
Director: Frank Sinatra
 
30.
Marriage on the Rocks (1965)
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Ad-agency president Dan Edwards who, when he goes to Mexico to celebrate his nineteenth wedding anniversary... (109 mins.)
Director: Jack Donohue
 
31.
Robin and the 7 Hoods (1964)
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In Chicago, during the Prohibition, two rival gangs compete for control of the city's rackets. (123 mins.)
Director: Gordon Douglas
 
32.
4 for Texas (1963)
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Zack Thomas is a tough guy who hooks up with Joe Jarrett to open a casino. (124 mins.)
Director: Robert Aldrich
 
33.
Clambake (1967)
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The heir to an oil fortune trades places with a water-ski instructor at a Florida hotel to see if girls will like him for himself, rather than his father's money. (99 mins.)
Director: Arthur H. Nadel
 
34.
G.I. Blues (1960)
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Tulsa is a specialist in the US Army stationed in Germany. He loves to sing and has dreams to run his own nightclub when he leaves the army... (104 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
35.
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
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Race car driver Lucky Jackson goes to Las Vegas to earn money to pay for a new engine for his motor car. Working as a waiter, he still finds the time to court young Rusty Martin. (85 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
36.
Harum Scarum (1965)
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American singer Johnny Tyrone is enlisted by sinister forces to assassinate an Arab king whose daughter he has fallen in love with. (95 mins.)
Director: Gene Nelson
 
37.
Speedway (1968)
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Poor bookkeeping saddles stock car driver Steve Grayson with a huge bill for back taxes which hampers his ability to continue racing competitively. (94 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
38.
The Trouble with Girls (1969)
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Chautauqua manager Walter Hale and his loyal business manager struggle to keep their traveling troupe together in small town America. (97 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
 
39.
It Happened at the World's Fair (1963)
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Mike and Danny fly a crop duster, but because of Danny's gambling debts, a local sheriff seizes it. Trying to earn money... (105 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
40.
Stay Away, Joe (1968)
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Half-breed rodeo champ returns to the reservation to help his people prove they can be responsible. (102 mins.)
Director: Peter Tewksbury
 
41.
Kissin' Cousins (1964)
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An Army officer returns to the Smoky Mountains tries to convince his kinfolk to allow the Army to build a missile site on their land. Once he gets there, he discovers he has a lookalike cousin. (96 mins.)
Director: Gene Nelson
 
42.
Live a Little, Love a Little (1968)
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Photographer Greg Nolan moonlights in two full-time jobs to pay the rent, but has trouble finding time to do them both without his bosses finding out. (90 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
43.
Girl Happy (1965)
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A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. (96 mins.)
Director: Boris Sagal
 
44.
Tickle Me (1965)
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Elvis is a singing rodeo rider who drifts into an expensive dude ranch patronized by wealthy glamour girls... (90 mins.)
Director: Norman Taurog
 
45.
The Happiest Millionaire (1967)
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A happy and unbelievably lucky young Irish immigrant, John Lawless, lands a job as the butler of an unconventional millionaire... (141 mins.)
Director: Norman Tokar
“ Family Musical - Disney ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
46.
Mary Poppins (1964)
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A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family. (139 mins.)
“ Family Musical - Disney ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
47.
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1968)
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A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land. (144 mins.)
Director: Ken Hughes
“ Family Musical  ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
48.
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)
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Charlie receives a golden ticket to a factory, his sweet tooth wants going into the lushing candy, it turns out there's an adventure in everything. (100 mins.)
Director: Mel Stuart
 
49.
The One and Only, Genuine, Original Family Band (1968)
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The Bower Family Band petitions the Democratic National Committee to sing a Grover Cleveland rally song at the 1888 convention... (110 mins.)
 
50.
Doctor Dolittle (1967)
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After the animal communicating veterinarian goes too far for his clientèle, he and his friends escape their hometown to sea in search of the Great Pink Sea Snail. (152 mins.)
 
51.
Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971)
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An apprentice witch, three kids and a cynical conman search for the missing component to a magic spell useful to the defense of Britain. (117 mins.)
 
52.
Pete's Dragon (1977)
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An orphan boy and his magical dragon come to town with his abusive adoptive parents in pursuit. (128 mins.)
Director: Don Chaffey
 
53.
My Fair Lady (1964)
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A misogynistic and snobbish phonetics professor agrees to a wager that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. (170 mins.)
Director: George Cukor
 
54.
West Side Story (1961)
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Two youngsters from rival New York City gangs fall in love, but tensions between their respective friends build toward tragedy. (152 mins.)
 
55.
The Sound of Music (1965)
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A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widower. (174 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
56.
Oliver! (1968)
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A young boy runs away from an orphanage and meets a group of boys trained to be pickpockets by an elderly mentor. (153 mins.)
Director: Carol Reed
 
57.
Can-Can (1960)
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Montmartre, 1896: the Can-Can, the dance in which the women lift their skirts, is forbidden. Nevertheless... (131 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
58.
Star! (1968)
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Film based on life of actress Gertrude Lawrence, on- and offstage, takes the opportunity to feature extravagant... (176 mins.)
Director: Robert Wise
 
59.
Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
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A Debt-ridden circus is saved by an well-meaning but inept publicity man Pop Wonder. (123 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
“ Doris Day Collection 1 (8) ” - mainemoviefanaticDaisy
 
60.
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
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In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led... (98 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
61.
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
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Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana... (93 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
62.
Beach Party (1963)
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"Beach Party" was the first of of a series of seven related AIP beach party films. The others are Muscle Beach Party, Bikini Beach, Pajama Party, Beach Blanket Bingo, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini and The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini. (101 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
63.
Bikini Beach (1964)
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A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home. (99 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
64.
Muscle Beach Party (1964)
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Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders. (95 mins.)
Director: William Asher
 
65.
Ski Party (1965)
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On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons... (90 mins.)
Director: Alan Rafkin
 
66.
Billy Rose's Jumbo (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A Debt-ridden circus is saved by an well-meaning but inept publicity man Pop Wonder. (123 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters