A behind-the-scenes look at the Young Americans, a show choir made up of young singers who project an image of all-American wholesomeness as they tour the country and perform. Written by
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This film won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature of 1968. However, when it was discovered that the film had been shown in a single sneak preview in 1967, the film was declared ineligible and the Oscar was withdrawn just days after the ceremony. See more »
The ennui of touring the world has never been so painstakingly detailed. We get interesting insights into the music and interrelational politics of the young singing group but it goes on long after it has ceased entertaining its audience. Nevertheless, this representative time capsule is worth a glance.
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