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  1. If you have seen either or both of these actors in other films or television shows, please share your perceptions about them: For me, it was an instant recognition of Jeanette MacDonald - of course, her amazing beauty, but the voice that was legend: "Jeanette was a very talented operatic singer/lyrical soprano, with a wide vocal range, E above high C, close to 3 octaves.(IMDb - Jeanette MacDonald; Biography, Donavan Webber)" Whenever I hear her sing, I am awestruck at her range, yet also reminded of the many cartoons we watched when a character would sing and glass somewhere would sh
  2. The Great Ziegfeld is a musical that was made after the Motion Picture Code was enforced; thus, it is filmed and scripted differently if it had been pre-code. Specific examples would be in: Costuming - back stage dress in this movie vs. Broadway Melody of 1929 are 'mu-mu's' compared to 'bikini beach apparel' in BMo1929. The actual tub scene in BMo1929 vs. TGZ where there is only the "suggestion" of Anna Held's skin being kept beautiful by "gallons of milk" baths (true, part of Flo's plot, but never would have passed code to witness...). The only flesh exposed in TGZ was male - thanks to a mass
  3. For me, my top three are: Sound of Music - all the songs we sang as children & now, love to go to a sing-a-long events! Wizard of Oz - great to sing along to, & I always wished, "...Somewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. Someday I'll wish upon a star and wake up where the clouds are far behind me.Where troubles melt like lemon drops. Away above the chimney tops, that's where you'll find me.Somewhere over the rainbow, bluebirds fly,Birds fly over the rainbow, why then, oh why can't I? If happy little bluebirds fly beyond the
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