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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

  • Film
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Time Out says

Circuitously derived from the tale of the rape of the Sabine women, this rather archly symmetrical movie musical is best seen as a dance-fest, with Michael Kidd's acrobatic, pas d'action choreography well complemented by ex-choreographer Donen's camera. Gene De Paul and Johnny Mercer's score is cosy ('Spring, Spring, Spring' and all that), and Keel, avoiding even the odd faked toe-step, is at his least expressive, but it's vigorous and colourful if you can watch the Anscocolor process which also marred Brigadoon. The bearded Matt Mattox went on to become something of a legend for his jazz classes at London's Dance Centre.
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Release Details

  • Duration:103 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Stanley Donen
  • Screenwriter:Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dorothy Kingsley
  • Cast:
    • Tommy Rall
    • Julie Newmar
    • Marc Platt
    • Russ Tamblyn
    • Jane Powell
    • Jeff Richards
    • Howard Keel
    • Jacques D'Amboise
    • Matt Mattox
    • Virginia Gibson
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