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Carousel

5 Ratings: 3.8
Classics and Musicals & Performing Arts movie directed by Henry King

Like its immediate predecessor,Oklahoma!, this 1956 screen musical boasted then state-of-the-art widescreen cinematography, stereophonic sound, a starring romantic duo with onscreen chemistry, and the Rodgers & Hammerstein imprimatur. Adding to its promise … see full wiki

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Director: Henry King
Genre: Classics, Music, Musical
3 reviews about Carousel
Quick Tip by . August 04, 2010
I am with Byron on this one. I love this film. One of my all-time favorite musicals!
review by . June 30, 2009
Allegedly innovative for it's time, 'Carousel' has tragic elements and an overture to herald the musical*. For those who insist on old-fashioned entertainment it is sure to please. However, a tritely written script doesn't help the proceedings no matter how much it may dwell upon love. Rodgers and Hammerstein's songs and score greatly improve the journey after a consequentially slow start. The results are mixed, but the best songs, particularly "June Is Bustin' out All Over" and "You'll Never Walk …
review by . August 29, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
This brand-new 50th Anniversary edition of CAROUSEL is definitely a must for all fans of the uplifting and inspiring Rodgers and Hammerstein classic. Considered by Rodgers as the personal favourite of all his works, and based on the play "Liliom" by Ferenc Molnar; the story concerns innocent factory-girl Julie Jordan (Shirley Jones) and jaded carnival barker Billy Bigelow (Gordon MacRae). Despite coming from the opposite sides of the track, the two fall in love, but their relationship is tempered …
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