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Robert Preston and Shirley Jones lead the procession.
Robert Preston and Shirley Jones lead the procession.

Thumbnail for The Music Man (1962) The Music Man (1962)

Basic Info Rusty's rating: 80
Notable as: Musical comedy, Award-Winning WorkGenre: Musical, Family, Romance Film, Musical comedy, ComedyRuntime: 151 minutesColor: colorLanguage: EnglishCountry: United StatesDirector: Morton DaCostaScreenwriter: Marion HargroveBased on: The Music ManMusic: Meredith WillsonCinematography: Robert BurksStars: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Pert Kelton, Timmy Everett, Susan Luckey, Ron Howard, Charles Lane Producer: Morton DaCostaAwards won: Academy Award for Best Score, Adaptation or Treatment
National Film Registry
Award nominations: Academy Award for Best Art Direction, Color (Paul Groesse)
Academy Award for Best Costume Design, Color
Academy Award for Best Film Editing (William H. Ziegler)
Academy Award for Best Picture (Morton DaCosta)
Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing
Award details: (details at IMDb)
Description

The Music Man is a 1962 musical film starring Robert Preston as Harold Hill and Shirley Jones as Marian Paroo. The film is based on the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name by Meredith Willson. The film was one of the biggest hits of the year and highly acclaimed critically. In 2005, The Music Man was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".


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