Why The Sound of Music is still genius at 50
Don’t be fooled by the sing-along frivolity. The lessons from this edgy, progressive film are as relevant as ever. Three years ago, I overheard a colleague bitching about The Sound of Music. On and on...
The Sound of Music (film)
This movies gives an impression about the locations where in the early sixties the Sound of Music was filmed, in the Austrian town of Salzburg and its surrou...
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Jul 1, 2009 ... James Cagney as George M. Cohan Song and Dance man.
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Apr 23, 2008 ... Various European countries claim the original of the tune we know as Yankee Doodle, and it was the British who brought the tune to America ...
Sweet Dreams (1985 film)
Sweet Dreams is a 1985 biographical film which tells the life story of country music singer Patsy Cline.The film was written by Robert Getchell and directed by Karel Reisz. It stars Jessica Lange, Ed...
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Playing for Time (film)
Playing For Time is a 1980 CBS television film, written by Arthur Miller and Fania Fénelon, based on Fénelon's autobiography, The Musicians of Auschwitz. Vanessa Redgrave stars as acclaimed musician ...
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Why The Sound of Music is still genius at 50
Don’t be fooled by the sing-along frivolity. The lessons from this edgy, progressive film are as relevant as ever. Three years ago, I overheard a colleague bitching about The Sound of Music. On and on...
Gypsy (1962 film)
Gypsy is a 1962 musical comedy-drama film produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy. The screenplay by Leonard Spigelgass is based on the book of the 1959 stage musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable by Arthur La...
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Great Balls of Fire! (film)
Great Balls of Fire! is a 1989 American biographical film directed by Jim McBride and starring Dennis Quaid as pioneer rock 'n' roll star Jerry Lee Lewis. Based on a biography by Myra Lewis and Murra...
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The Jolson Story
The Jolson Story is a 1946 Technicolor musical biography which purports to tell the life story of singer Al Jolson. It stars Larry Parks as Jolson, Evelyn Keyes as "Julie Benson" (approximating Jolson...
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Funny Girl (film)
Funny Girl is a 1968 romantic musical film directed by William Wyler. The screenplay by Isobel Lennart was adapted from her book for the stage musical of the same title. It is loosely based on the lif...
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Newsies
Newsies (released as The News Boys in the United Kingdom) is a 1992 American musical drama film produced by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by choreographer Kenny Ortega in his film directing debut...
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24 Hour Party People
24 Hour Party People is a 2002 British comedy-drama film about Manchester's popular music community from 1976 to 1992, and specifically about Factory Records. It was written by Frank Cottrell Boyce a...
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Eroica (2003 film)
Eroica is a BBC television film that dramatises the first performance of Beethoven's third symphony, the Eroica. It carries the tagline ‘The day that changed music forever’.The film was directed by...
Bird (film)
Bird is a 1988 American biographical film, produced and directed by Clint Eastwood of a screenplay written by Joel Oliansky. The film is a tribute to the life and music of jazz saxophonist Charlie "...
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Immortal Beloved (film)
Immortal Beloved is a 1994 film about the life of composer Ludwig van Beethoven (played by Gary Oldman). The story follows Beethoven's secretary and first biographer Anton Schindler (Jeroen Krabbé) a...
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Le Roi danse
The King is Dancing (Le Roi danse) is a 2000 costume drama by Belgian filmmaker Gérard Corbiau based on Philippe Beaussant's biography of Jean-Baptiste Lully, Lully ou le musicien du soleil (1992). T...
Gypsy (1993 film)
Gypsy is a 1993 American musical television film directed by Emile Ardolino. The teleplay by Arthur Laurents is an adaptation of his book of the 1959 stage musical Gypsy: A Musical Fable, which was ba...
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America: A Call to Greatness
America: A Call to Greatness is a 1995 docudrama feature from Paige-Brace Cinema, chronicling United States history from its inception through the 20th century. It stars Charlton Heston, Mickey Rooney...
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Ray (film)
Ray (2004) is a biographical film focusing on 30 years in the life of rhythm and blues musician Ray Charles. The independently produced film was written, produced and directed by Taylor Hackford, and...
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Lisztomania (film)
Lisztomania is a 1975 film by Ken Russell, drawn from a biography of Franz Liszt.Depicting the flamboyant Liszt as the first classical pop star, Lisztomania features contemporary rock star Roger Dalt...
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Copying Beethoven
Copying Beethoven is a 2006 dramatic film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and directed by Agnieszka Holland which gives a fictional take on the triumphs and heartaches of Ludwig van Beethoven's last ...
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Song Without End
Song Without End, subtitled The Story of Franz Liszt (1960) is a biographical film romance made by Columbia Pictures. It was directed by Charles Vidor, who died during the shooting of the picture and...
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Amadeus (film)
Amadeus is a 1984 American period drama film directed by Miloš Forman, written by Peter Shaffer, and adapted from Shaffer's stage play Amadeus (1979). The story is a variation of Alexander Pushkin's ...
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