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Our Favorite Movie Musical Numbers

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 12:27 PM

Inspired by today's conversation about movie musicals, here are some of our favorite numbers, going all the way back to Busby Berkeley.

Sammy Davis Jr. as a hippie cult leader in Sweet Charity (1969):

 

Kay Thompson and Fred Astaire pretending to be beatniks in Funny Face (1957):

 

Delores Gray sings "Thanks A Lot, But No Thanks" in It's Always Fair Weather (1955):

 

Dick Powell sings "I'm Young and Healthy" in Busby Berkeley's 42nd Street (1933)

 

Dick Haymes and Vivian Blaine sing "Isn't It Kind of Fun" from State Fair (1945)

Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, and Donald O'Connor sing "Good Morning" in Singin' in the Rain (1952)

Julie Andrews sings "A Spoonful of Sugar" from Mary Poppins (1964)

 

Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta and all the kids at Rydell High sing "Summer Nights" in Grease (1978)

 

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