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The Music Man

  • Film
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Time Out says

Overlong but generally faithful and entertaining screen version of Meredith Willson's Broadway hit, with Preston in fine form as the con-man whose bogus music professor enlivens a small Iowa town by convincing the inhabitants they need a uniformed brass band, with himself on expenses. Zestily performed and choreographed, beautifully shot by Robert Burks, full of standards like '76 Trombones' and 'Till There Was You', and endowed with a warming nostalgia for old-fashioned ways.
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Release Details

  • Duration:151 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Morton Da Costa
  • Screenwriter:Marion Hargrove
  • Cast:
    • Robert Preston
    • Shirley Jones
    • Buddy Hackett
    • Hermione Gingold
    • Pert Kelton
    • Paul Ford
    • Timmy Everett
    • Susan Lucky
    • Ron Howard
    • Harry Hickox
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