Tuesday, September 05, 2006

Greatest Movie Musicals?

CNN.com - 'Singin' in the Rain' named best musical ever - Sep 5, 2006: "LOS ANGELES, California (Hollywood Reporter) -- 'Singin' in the Rain' topped the American Film Institute's list of the '25 Greatest Movie Musicals,' the movie preservation group said Sunday.

A jury of more than 500 film artists, composers, musicians, critics and historians selected the list, whose top 10 are, in descending order, 'West Side Story,' 'The Wizard of Oz,' 'The Sound of Music,' 'Cabaret,' 'Mary Poppins,' the 1954 'A Star Is Born,' 'My Fair Lady,' 'An American in Paris' and 'Meet Me in St. Louis.'

The remaining 15 films are 'The King & I,' 'Chicago,' '42nd Street,' 'All that Jazz,' 'Top Hat,' 'Funny Girl,' 'The Band Wagon,' 'Yankee Doodle Dandy,' 'On the Town,' 'Grease,' 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,' Walt Disney's 1991 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Guys and Dolls,' 1936's 'Showboat' and 'Moulin Rouge!'"

1 comment:

Ivan G. said...

I've always believed Singin' in the Rain to be the great movie musical of all time--because it's a musical about movies!