Great Performances: Season 25, Episode 6

Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM (2 Dec. 1996)

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Documentary chronicling Arthur Freed and his unit's contribution to some of Hollywood's most memorable musicals.

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22 January 2004 | by (The Hague, Netherlands) – See all my reviews

This documentary about MGM producer Arthur Freed is very interesting. We learn a lot about him and the way he worked. Famous directors like Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly and Vincente Minnelli, who directed a lot of the musicals Freed produced, and a lot of others talk about this great person in movie history.

What made this documentary even more interesting are the great moments from great musicals like 'The Wizard of Oz', 'An American in Paris', 'Singin' in the Rain', 'The Band Wagon' and 'Gigi'. A very nice documentary about a man and his great musical movies.


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