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REVIEW: Relive the excitement of opening night as the curtain is raised on the Hollywood Musicals of the 1950s. All the music, the dancing, the exotic locales, the comedy, and the drama are included in a salute to the greatest musicals ever to grace the motion picture screen. From the artistry of the ballet in “An American In Paris” to the Arabian Nights fantasy of “Kismet”, there are stars shining in all their glory. Gene Kelly, Howard Keel, Fred Astaire, Donald O’Connor and Cyd Charisse are but a few of the luminaries included.
Every major musical film of the 1950s is represented in this program and there are revealing interviews with such stars as Shirley Jones, Ann Miller and Gwen Verdon.