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King and I (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by Walter Lang. Screenplay by Ernest Lehman. Released June 28, 1956. Starred Deborah Kerr (Anna Leonowens) and Yul Brynner (King Mongkut of Siam).
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The Sound of Music (musical play, 1959)
  • Based on "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers," a memoir by Maria Von Trapp. Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Original Broadway production opened November 16, 1959, starring Mary Martin (Maria Rainer) and Theodore Bikel (Georg Von Trapp).
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Sound of Music (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by Robert Wise. Screenplay by Ernest Lehman. Released March 2, 1965. Starred Julie Andrews (Maria Rainer) and Christopher Plummer (Georg Von Trapp).
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Annie Get Your Gun (musical play, 1946)
  • Based on the life of Annie Oakley. Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. Original Broadway production opened May 16, 1946, starring Ethel Merman (Annie Oakley) and Ray Middleton (Frank Butler).
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Annie Get Your Gun (motion picture, 1950)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by George Sidney. Screenplay by Sidney Sheldon. Released May 17, 1950. Starred Betty Hutton (Annie Oakley) and Howard Keel (Frank Butler).
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Kiss Me, Kate (musical play, 1948)
  • Based on "The Taming of the Shrew," a play by William Shakespeare. Music and lyrics by Cole Porter. Original Broadway production opened December 30, 1948, starring Alfred Drake (Fred Graham) and Patricia Morison (Lilli Vanessi).
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Kiss Me, Kate (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by George Sidney. Screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley. Released November 26, 1953. Starred Howard Keel (Fred Graham) and Kathryn Grayson (Lilli Vanessi). Also featured Ann Miller, James Whitmore, and Bob Fosse.
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Guys and Dolls (musical play, 1950)
  • Based on short stories written by Damon Runyon. Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser. Original Broadway production opened November 24, 1950, starring Robert Alda (Sky Masterson), Sam Levene (Nathan Detroit), Isabel Bigley (Sarah Brown), and Vivian Blaine (Adelaide).
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Guys and Dolls (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by Joseph K. Mankiewicz. Screenplay by Joseph K. Mankiewicz and Ben Hecht. Released November 3, 1955. Starred Marlon Brando (Sky Masterson), Frank Sinatra (Nathan Detroit), Jean Simmons (Sarah Brown), and Vivian Blaine (Adelaide). Also featured Stubby Kay.
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Fiddler on the Roof (musical play, 1964)
  • Based on "Tevye and His Daughters" and other stories by Sholem Aleichem. Music by Jerry Bock. Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick. Original Broadway production opened September 22, 1964, starring Zero Mostel (Tevye), Maria Karnilova (Golde), Joanna Merlin (Tzeitel), and Julia Migenes (Hodel).
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Fiddler on the Roof (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by Norman Jewison. Screenplay by Joseph Stein. Released November 3, 1971. Starred Chaim Topol (Tevye), Norma Crane (Golde), Rosalind Harris (Tzeitel), and Michele Marsh (Hodel). Also featured Michael Glaser.
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Hello, Dolly! (musical play, 1964)
  • Based on "The Merchant of Yonkers" and "The Matchmaker" by Thorton Wilder. Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Original Broadway production opened January 16, 1964, starring Carol Channing (Dolly Levi) and David Burns (Horace Vandergelder).
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Hello, Dolly! (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by Gene Kelly. Screenplay by Ernest Lehman. Released December 16, 1969. Starred Barbra Streisand (Dolly Levi) and Walter Matthau (Horage Vandergelder). Also featured Michael Crawford, Tommy Tune, and Louis Armstrong.
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Funny Girl (musical play, 1964)
  • Based on the life of Fannie Brice. Music by Jule Styne. Lyrics by Bob Merrill. Original Broadway production opened March 26, 1964, starring Barbra Streisand (Fannie Brice) and Sydney Chaplin (Nick Arnstein).
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Funny Girl (motion picture)
  • Adapted from the stage musical of the same name. Directed by William Wyler. Screenplay by Isobel Lennart. Released September 18, 1968. Starred Barbra Streisand (Fannie Brice) and Omar Sharif (Nick Arnstein).
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The Jazz Singer (motion picture, 1927)
  • Based on the play of the same name by Samson Raphaelson. Directed by Alan Crosland. Screenplay by Alfred A. Cohn and Jack Jarmuth. Released October 6, 1927. Starred Al Jolson (Jakie Rabinowicz/Jack Robin) and May McAvoy (Mary Dale). Considered the first true feature-length
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The Desert Song (operetta, 1926)
  • Based on the tales of Lawrence of Arabia. Music by Sigmund Romberg. Lyrics by Otto Harbach. Original Broadway production opened November 30, 1926, starring Richard Halliday (Red Shadow/Pierre Birabeau) and Vivienne Segal (Margot Bonvalet).
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Whoopee! (musical play, 1928)
  • Based on "The Nervous Wreck," a play by Owen David. Music by Walter Donaldson. Lyrics by Gus Kahn. Original Broadway production opened December 4, 1928, starring Eddie Cantor (Henry Williams), Frances Upton (Sally Morgan), and Jack Rutherford (Bob Wells). Also featured Ruth Etting.
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Wizard of Oz (motion picture, 1939)
  • Based on "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," a book by L. Frank Baum. Directed mainly by Victor Fleming. Screenplay by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, and Edgar Allan Woolf. Released August 25, 1939. Starred Judy Garland (Dorothy Gale), Frank Morgan (The Wizard), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), and Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion). Also featured Billie Burke (Glinda) and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch). Song music written by E.Y. Harburg, with lyrics by Harold Arlen.
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Top Hat (motion picture)
  • Directed by Mark Sandrich. Screenplay by Allan Scott and Dwight Taylor. Released September 6, 1935. Starred Fred Astaire (Jerry Travers) and Ginger Rogers (Dale Tremont). Also featured Edward Everett Horton. Song music and lyrics written by Irving Berlin.
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