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The Music Man (2003)

TV Movie  |   |  Comedy, Family, Musical  |  16 February 2003 (USA)
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Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid ... See full summary »

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Contemporary rethinking of the legendary Broadway musical and 1962 film, updated to reflect a few early twenty-first-century sensibilities: A masterful con artist tries to bilk a staid Midwestern community, with unexpected results. Written by Carl Schultz

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The original Broadway production of "The Music Man" opened at the Majestic Theater on December 19, 1957, ran for 1375 performances and won the 1958 Tony Award for Best Musical. See more »

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When Marion is walking down the street singing "My White Knight" her purse moves from one hip to the other then back again. See more »

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Professor Harold Hill: [sees marian for the first time] Excuse me miss, did you drop your...
Marian Paroo: NO!
Professor Harold Hill: Well havn't I seen you before at the...
Marian Paroo: NO!
Professor Harold Hill: Well, i'll only be in town for a short while and...
Marian Paroo: GOOD!
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Version of The Music Man (1962) See more »

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Iowa Stubborn
Written by Meredith Willson
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good but not great
2 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I liked that the story was not totally changed as some remakes have been. It was good but not great. It seemed more like a high school or community production than a professionally made movie. I think Victor Garber is a very good actor but he was miscast as Mayor Shinn. I also thought Kristen Chenowith not right for the role of Marian Paroo. What happened to her mothers Iris accent?

I am not racist however facts are facts. The movie is set in early 1900's Iowa. Black and white people did not interact the way they do in the movie. Racism was alive and well at that time. Blacks were not treated as equal with whites.

It was enjoyable but I would not go out of my way or pay money to see it again. The original was much better so I bought a copy.


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