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First Movie SONG That Comes to Mind


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#1 Princess of Tap

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Posted Yesterday, 12:23 AM

(LP-- This is getting too totally weird. That's exactly the number I was thinking of when I wrote the question!)



Rosemary Clooney from White Christmas, " Love, You Didn't Do Right By Me " with an aid and assist from George Chakiris and the dancing boys



Next: A song sung by Al Jolson in the movies, that he actually co-wrote
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#2 LonesomePolecat

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 11:57 PM

"New Sun" from BAND WAGON (Cyd Charisse again, of course)

 

next

another number with only one lady and a bunch of dancing guys



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Posted 22 September 2017 - 07:40 PM

" Put the Blame on Mame "-- Rita Hayworth in Gilda



Next: A nice song and dance number by a female dancer who is dubbed

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 06:56 PM

Judy Garland entertains the troops during WWI in For Me and My Gal:

 

 

Next:  a sultry song sung in a nightclub


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 05:36 PM

"Dixie"  (aka "I Wish I Was in Dixie") (from The Littlest Rebel)

 

 

Next:  a song from a film that takes place during World War I


Screen Goddess of the Week -- Greta Garbo


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Posted 22 September 2017 - 03:30 PM

"Where You Are" from MOANA (which is set in the South Seas)

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Posted 22 September 2017 - 11:13 AM

"Sweet Tillie Taylor" sung in Frisco Jenny

 

Next: Sung in the South Seas

 

 

 



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Posted 22 September 2017 - 10:16 AM

River of No Return

 

Next:   Sung by a Saloon Girl



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Posted 22 September 2017 - 04:29 AM

" I saw Lon Chaney Jr walking with the Queen. " Werewolf of London (Hoot)





Next: A song that Marilyn Monroe sang that was not recycled
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 04:05 AM

From COOL RUNNINGS
"Nuff people say they know they can't believe
Jamaica, we got a bobsled team" etc

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song about London
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Posted 22 September 2017 - 12:30 AM

Kansas City from Oklahoma! ​(fun, lots of verses..)

 

next--an island...any island...



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Posted 21 September 2017 - 11:19 PM

Barbra singing "People"




Next: A fun show tune with a lot of verses

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 10:22 PM

"Night and Day" from THE GAY DIVORCEE -- a signature song for a lot of people including Frank Sinatra and Cole Porter himself

 

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a song has been recorded other times but never sounds as well as the first time it was introduced (other than "Somewhere Over the Rainbow")


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Posted 21 September 2017 - 08:17 PM

"Right Where I Belong" (from The Muppets Take Manhattan)


Next: a lesser-known song sung by Judy Garland

" Better Luck Next Time " by Irving Berlin from Easter Parade



Next: Song written for Fred Astaire that became the signature tune of another performer
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Posted 21 September 2017 - 06:57 PM

"Right Where I Belong"  (from The Muppets Take Manhattan)

 

 

Next:  a lesser-known song sung by Judy Garland


Screen Goddess of the Week -- Greta Garbo


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 10:06 PM

"Feed Me, Seymour" from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS

 

next

song from a Muppet, Sesame Street or other Jim Henson movie


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 09:59 PM

Good Morning--​Singin' in the Rain

 

next--"me" in the title


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Posted 20 September 2017 - 07:08 PM

"Nevertheless I'm in Love with You" ("Three Little Words")

Next: Lullaby

Russian Lullaby by Jerome Kern sung by Irene Dunne in Roberta




Next: A terrific song and dance number done by 3 people

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Posted 20 September 2017 - 05:11 PM

"Nevertheless I'm in Love with You"   ("Three Little Words")

 

Next:  Lullaby



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Posted 20 September 2017 - 02:40 PM

"In the Good Old Summertime"  (from the film of the same name and other films)

 

 

Next:  a song featured in a Red Skelton film


Screen Goddess of the Week -- Greta Garbo





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