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04 January 2016

The Movie Musical Challenge

This year, I've decided to try a fun challenge that has nothing to do with reading:


Hit that link to learn more at Bookish Whimsy, the creator/host of the challenge. Basically, the goal is to watch the films on the AFI's Top 25 Greatest Musical list over the course of a year. Check out the full list at the AFI website.

Here's the list....
  1. Singin' in the Rain (1952)
  2. West Side Story (1961)
  3. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
  4. The Sound of Music (1965)
  5. Cabaret (1972)
  6. Mary Poppins (1964)
  7. A Star Is Born (1954)
  8. My Fair Lady (1964)
  9. An American in Paris (1951)
  10. Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
  11. The King and I (1956)
  12. Chicago (2002)
  13. 42nd Street (1933)
  14. All That Jazz (1979)
  15. Top Hat (1935)
  16. Funny Girl (1968)
  17. The Band Wagon (1953)
  18. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
  19. On the Town (1949)
  20. Grease (1978)
  21. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
  22. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
  23. Guys and Dolls (1955)
  24. Show Boat (1936)
  25. Moulin Rouge! (2001)
The ones in green type are films that I've seen at least once in the past. I'm looking forward to viewing some of them again --in fact, I even had a part in a community theater version of The King and I -- and I'm also looking forward to seeing some new shows!

(Here's my perma-page for keeping track of this challenge.)


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