Monthly Archives: September 2010

Yankee Doodle Dandy

This movie, roughly based on a true story, is about American playwright, composer, actor, dancer, and singer, George M. Cohan (James Cagney). Born into a vaudeville family, Cohan was singing and dancing with his folks in no time at all, … Continue reading

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Guys and Dolls

It’s 1955, and Nathan Detroit (Frank Sinatra) has run a successful floating craps game in New York City for years. However, the police choose now to start cracking down on him, so everyone is a little more than skeptical to let … Continue reading

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It’s Always Fair Weather

Three war buddies have just returned home, and they think that their friendships will last forever, but their favorite local bartender says differently. So, the three men make a bet. They will all meet back in that same bar in … Continue reading

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Easter Parade

The famous dancing duo, Don Hewes (Fred Astaire) and Nadine Hale (Ann Miller), are about to go on tour when Nadine decides that she is going to take her own solo job and leave Don in the dust. Don is … Continue reading

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Brigadoon

In the Scottish Countryside two Americans have gotten completely lost. Tommy Albright (Gene Kelly) and his best friend Jeff (Van Johnson) are in the middle of nowhere according to the map, but mysteriously they see a small village emerge from … Continue reading

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