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The music man / Warner Bros. Pictures ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta.

Willson, Meredith, 1902-1984 (Added Author). Hargrove, Marion, 1919-2003 (Added Author). DaCosta, Morton, 1914-1989 (Added Author). Preston, Robert, 1918-1987 (Added Author). Jones, Shirley, 1934- (Added Author). Hackett, Buddy, 1924-2003 (Added Author). Gingold, Hermione, 1897-1987 (Added Author). Ford, Paul, 1901-1976 (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ) (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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Available copies

  • 17 of 19 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Barry Lawrence Regional Library System.

Current holds

1 current hold with 19 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barry Lawrence - Cassville Library DVD (Text) 37884102920059 DVD Available -

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Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1962, the film version of the Broadway play.
Special features: All-new documentary Right here in River City : the making of Meredith Willson's 'The music man' ; introduction by Shirley Jones ; production notes ; 2 theatrical trailers ; scene access.
Formatted Contents Note:
Color feature film (151 min.) -- Documentary (30 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; music supervised and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; choreographer, Onna White.
Participant or Performer Note:
Cast: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford.
Summary, etc.:
Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires.
Target Audience Note:
Rated G.
System Details Note:
DVD; Dolby surround 5.1 stereo; widescreen version, enhanced for 16x9 TVs.
Language Note:
In English with optional subtitles in French; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Band directors > Iowa > Drama.
Swindlers and swindling > Iowa > Drama.
Love > Iowa > Drama.
Iowa > Drama.
Genre: Musical films.
Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.

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