Great Old Musicals

Great Musicals from the 40's and 50's
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1.
By the Light of the Silvery Moon (1953)
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The trials and tribulations of the Winfield family in small town Indiana as Marjorie Winfield's boyfriend... (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
2.
On Moonlight Bay (1951)
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The Winfield family moves into a new house in a small town in Indiana. Tomboy Marjorie Winfield begins... (95 mins.)
Director: Roy Del Ruth
 
3.
Calamity Jane (1953)
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The story of Calamity Jane, her saloon, and her romance with Wild Bill Hickok. (101 mins.)
Director: David Butler
 
4.
Let's Dance (1950)
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Donald Elwood meets after the war his former USO partner, Kitty McNeil, who is now a rich widow with a little child... (112 mins.)
Director: Norman McLeod
 
5.
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
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In 1850 Oregon, when a backwoodsman brings a wife home to his farm, his six brothers decide that they want to get married too. (102 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
6.
Easter Parade (1948)
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A nightclub performer hires a naive chorus girl to become his new dance partner to make his former partner jealous and to prove he can make any partner a star. (107 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
7.
Holiday Inn (1942)
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At an inn which is only open on holidays, a crooner and a hoofer vie for the affections of a beautiful up-and-coming performer. (100 mins.)
Director: Mark Sandrich
 
8.
White Christmas (1954)
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A successful song-and-dance team become romantically involved with a sister act and team up to save the failing Vermont inn of their former commanding general. (120 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
9.
Anchors Aweigh (1945)
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Two sailors, one naive, the other experienced in the ways of the world, on liberty in Los Angeles, is the setting for this movie musical. (143 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
10.
Blue Skies (1946)
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Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers... (104 mins.)
Director: Stuart Heisler
 
11.
The King and I (1956)
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A widow accepts a job as a live-in governess to the King of Siam's children. (133 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
12.
Good News (1947)
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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe... (93 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
13.
Too Many Girls (1940)
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Mr Casey's daughter, Connie, wants to go to Pottawatomie College and without her knowledge he sends four football players as her bodyguards... (85 mins.)
Director: George Abbott
 
14.
Sun Valley Serenade (1941)
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When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute. (86 mins.)
 
15.
Moon Over Miami (1941)
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Sisters Kay and Barbara arrive in Miami from Texas looking for rich husbands. (91 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang
 
16.
Three Daring Daughters (1948)
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It's Tess' graduation day from "Miss Drakes School for Girls". During the choir's performance at the ceremony... (115 mins.)
Director: Fred M. Wilcox
 
17.
Two Girls and a Sailor (1944)
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A sailor helps two sisters start up a service canteen. The sailor soon becomes taken with gorgeous sister Jean... (124 mins.)
Director: Richard Thorpe
 
18.
Royal Wedding (1951)
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Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books... (93 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
19.
Singin' in the Rain (1952)
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A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound. (103 mins.)
 
20.
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
 
21.
The Harvey Girls (1946)
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On a train trip West to become a mail order bride Susan Bradley meets a cheery crew of young women traveling... (102 mins.)
Director: George Sidney
 
22.
In the Good Old Summertime (1949)
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Musical remake of 1940 "Shop Around the Corner" by Lubitch. (102 mins.)
 
23.
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
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In the year before the 1904 St Louis World's Fair, the four Smith daughters learn lessons of life and love, even as they prepare for a reluctant move to New York. (113 mins.)
 
24.
Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)
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Biopic of Australian swimming champ and entertainer Annette Kellerman. After overcoming polio, Kellerman achieves fame and creates a scandal when her one-piece bathing suit is considered indecent. (115 mins.)
Director: Mervyn LeRoy
 
25.
Welcome Stranger (1947)
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Crusty Dr. McRory of Fallbridge, Maine hires a replacement for his vacation sight unseen. Alas, he and... (107 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
 
26.
Going My Way (1944)
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Youthful Father Chuck O'Malley led a colorful life of sports, song, and romance before joining the Roman Catholic clergy... (126 mins.)
Director: Leo McCarey
 
27.
Top o' the Morning (1949)
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A singing insurance investigator comes to Ireland to recover the stolen Blarney Stone...and romance the local policeman's daughter. (100 mins.)
Director: David Miller
 
28.
Pennies from Heaven (1936)
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Larry Poole, in prison on a false charge, promise an inmate that when he gets out he will look up and help out a family... (81 mins.)
 
29.
Here Comes the Groom (1951)
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Foreign correspondent Pete Garvey has 5 days to win back his former fiancée, or he'll lose the orphans he adopted. (113 mins.)
Director: Frank Capra
 
30.
Neptune's Daughter (1949)
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A swimsuit fashion designer is determined to protect her scatterbrained sister from a South American heart-breaker, but a case of mistaken identity complicates matters. (95 mins.)
Director: Edward Buzzell
 
31.
Dangerous When Wet (1953)
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A young woman enters a contest to be the first to swim the English Channel. (95 mins.)
Director: Charles Walters
 
32.
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (1949)
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A singing mechanic from 1912 finds himself in Arthurian Britain. (106 mins.)
Director: Tay Garnett
 
33.
She's Working Her Way Through College (1952)
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Shapely burlesque dancer Hot Garters Gertie aka Angela Gardner meets her former teacher John Palmer, now a professor at Midwest State... (104 mins.)
 
34.
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
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A film of the life of the renowned musical composer, playwright, actor, dancer, and singer George M. Cohan. (126 mins.)
Director: Michael Curtiz
 
35.
State Fair (1945)
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Farm family Frake, with discontented daughter Margy, head for the Iowa State Fair. On the first day... (100 mins.)
Director: Walter Lang