Category Archives: 1950’s

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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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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Funny Face

The Fashion industry in the 1950’s is booming. A popular woman’s magazine is in search for the perfect model to head their new campaign for the “intellectual woman,” however they get more than they bargain for when they find Jo Stockton … Continue reading

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Seven Brides For Seven Brothers

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers is about a woman named Milly (Jane Powell), who marries into a family of seven brothers that all live on a newly settled piece of Organ territory together. The men are messy, and covered in … Continue reading

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The King And I

The King and I is a musical set in 1860’s Siam when Anna Leonowens (Deborah Kerr), an English schoolteacher, is hired by the King (Yul Brynner) to educate his royal children in the ways of western culture and science. Their … Continue reading

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Singin’ in the Rain

This classic musical tells the story of leading Hollywood actors making the hard transition from silent movies to talkies in 1927. Don Lockwood (Gene Kelly) and Lina Lamont (Jean Hagen) have been playing two lovers on the big screen for years yet in real life they can’t stand each other, however since they are the “dynamic duo” they are only expected to be some of the first to transition to sound. Continue reading

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