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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1973)

Musical version of the story in which Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself.

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Musical version of the story in which Dr. Henry Jekyll experiments with scientific means of revealing the hidden, dark side of man and releases a murderer from within himself. Written by Jim Beaver <jumblejim@prodigy.net>

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Dr Džekil i g. Hajd  »

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Version of Dr Jekyll & Sister Hyde (1971) See more »

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Danvers's Blessing
Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart
Performed by Michael Redgrave
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14 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This TV production did not have songs cut from Oliver, The score was to be an original by Oliver's composer Lionel Bart. Uncredited composers were brought in to "doctor" Bart's awful score. Certainly that horrid graveyard number with Jekyll playing a gravestone shaped like a piano has to be the worst moment in the film. On the other hand some of it is so unintentionally funny you end up enjoying it anyway. Kirk Douglas' performance is pretty good, his singing isn't. Still compared to the David Hasselhoff video of the Broadway musical this could be called a masterpiece. Maybe Jekyll and Hyde shouldn't be musicalized, or at least should be given to more talented creators.


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