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The Music Man 1962 123movies

The Music Man 1962 123movies

The story of that man and his 76 trombones, and the wonderful, wonderful tune he played on every heart in town!Jun. 19, 1962151 Min.
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#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – It’s the early twentieth century American Midwest. A con man, currently going by the assumed name Harold Hill, has used several different schemes to bilk the unsuspecting, he now traveling from town to town pretending to be a professor of music – Gary (Indiana) Conservatory of Music, class of ’05 – being able to solve all the respective towns’ youth problems by forming a boys’ marching band. He takes money from the townsfolk to buy instruments, music, instructional materials and uniforms for their sons. However, he, in reality, has no degree, knows nothing about music, and after all the materials arrive and are distributed, hightails it out to move to the next town with all the money never to be seen again. Many of the traveling salesmen in the territory have been negatively impacted by him, as the townsfolk then become suspicious of any stranger trying to sell them something. For Harold’s scheme to work, he has to gain the trust of the local music teacher, he usually doing so by wooing her, regardless of her appearance. And if the town doesn’t believe it has a youth problem needing to be fixed, he will manufacture one for them. That is the case when he arrives in River City, Iowa, population 2,212, where he will have some unexpected help from Marcellus Washburn, a friend and former grifter colleague who he didn’t know now lives in River City, has gone straight, but still wants to make sure Harold survives his stay in town. The music teacher he has to impress in River City is spinster Marian Paroo, who is also the town librarian. Unlike all the other River Citizens who he is able to impress with his fast talking sales pitches, he is unable to impress suspicious Marian, whose hard as nails exterior is partly due to her somewhat removed standing in the town, as all the gossipy housewives believe she is a smut peddler – encouraging the teenagers to read authors such as Chaucer and Balzac – and mistakenly believe she got her position as librarian through less than scrupulous means. What Harold does not know is that one way to Marian is through her young adolescent brother, Winthrop Paroo, a sullen boy who has withdrawn from life since the death of their father two years ago and when he started to lisp. Complications for Harold ensue when he starts to fall for Marian, something that has never happened with another music teacher before. Further complications may ensue for him if any of those traveling salesmen who have been following his same route through the territory catches up with and exposes him.
Plot: A con man comes to an Iowa town with a scam using a boy’s marching band program, but things don’t go according to plan.
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A Lively Fantasy With Spirit and Fun; Preston and Jones Are Wonderful
This was a very difficult musical, I suspect, for Morton da Costa to direct. To his great credit, it never looks to me like a stage musical; taking his cue from a few famous examples of adaptations done on non-musical films, he has used the entire River City, Iowa, USA town as his stage, moving his mobile cameras wherever the action could best be served. But I suggest “The Music Man” is most important not for its entertainment qualities, which are considerable perhaps, but for its importance as a fantasy-for-the-sake-of-an-idea plot. Without it, we might never have had “Finian’s Rainbow”, “Chicago” or “City of Angels” for instance. Hollywood’s studio tsars, despite their surrealized applying of pseudo-Christian endings to plots, were always very cautious about introducing any “fantasy” element into a film. (Note the lengthy apologia by David Selznick for “Portrait of Jenny”, for instance.) In this story, Meredith Wilson used his personal knowledge of the people and ways-of-thinking of Iowa to ground a charming and genial fantasy about music-course salesman Harold Hill firmly within its milieu–one of a group of U.S minds in need of more imagination. The town’s kindly folk, in fact, are shown as barely tolerant toward its librarian, who inherited the institution from its elderly compiler; they are suspicious of how Marian Paroo acquired the stock, and suspicious of her desire to teach their young minds to think for themselves. Enter Professor Hill–to change the lives of the almost charming but repressed early twentieth-century denizens forever. The basic plot is very simple to state. Professor Hill comes to towns, sells the town’s citizens on the idea of starting a boy’s band, and then skips out before they can ever perform. Here, he is brought to the point of leading his troops, trained by his “think system”, in a concert; and the townsfolk are enthralled by hearing their sons play. This simple tale starred Robert Preston as the wily city-bred Hill, Shirley

Jones as the lovely but doubting ‘Marian the Librarian’, Pert Kelton as her mother, Buddy Hackett as his fine friend, Paul Ford and Hermione Gingold as the pretentious Mayor and his wife, plus many citizens of the town young and old, Harry Hickox as the envious rival who exposes Hill and the Buffalo Bills singing quartet. Well-known songs in this sprightly US romp include, “Till There Was You”, “Somethin’ Special”, “Goodnight My Someone”, “Marian the Librarian” and “Trouble”, among others. In the film, the leads are award caliber, everyone else from Ronnie Howard to Susan Luckey to the quartet do very well. Marion Hargrove adapted Wilson’s libretto and songs written by Wilson and Franklin Lacey. The cinematography by Robert Burks was vivid and stylishly old-fashioned. Paul Groesse did the art direction, with set decorations being supplied by George James Hopkins and his staff. The very elaborate costumes were the work of the brilliant designer Dorothy Jeakins. This is a sense of life film written by, about and for non-practicing Christians of the last century that was mounted somehow in 1962, as an homage to a simpler and more optimistic time. We can all be grateful it was; it is a great deal of fun and its ending is a happy part of the fantasy, which needs to be seen to be appreciated.

Review By: silverscreen888 Rating: 8 Date: 2005-09-03
Preston Seems Made For The Lead Role
I remember almost being shocked hearing this film again in the ’90s after seeing it for over 30 years. Some of the music almost sounded like today’s – or the 1990s – rap music! It’s kind of weird.

There are memorable songs in this musical, ones that became pretty darn famous, such as “76 Trombones” and “Trouble In River City.” Most of the songs, in fact, on this soundtrack, are pretty lively and interesting.

I enjoyed seeing the Midwest scenery. Having gone to college in Iowa, I’ve always been a pit partial to that state, and the wonderful small towns there. I am also partial to corny (speaking of Iowa) and sentimental stories to this film gets “props” for providing plenty of that. An extra point goes for the name of the barbershop quartet in this story: “The Buffalo Bills.”

Robert Preston, as “Professor Henry Hill,” gets center stage, here, and – warning – he can wear you out. Most people love him in this role but, for others, he can be grating….and I understand that, too. Preston’s fast-talking can you give a headache, if you aren’t ready for it. However, the man is so convincing in this role, he seems born to play it.

There are so many songs in this movie that the story is almost secondary. It’s really a stage show, so don’t expect some super story. Frankly, I liked that fact is mainly music. I’ve read where the new special-edition DVD really brings out the colors in this movie, so I’m anxious to check it out. I haven’t seen the film since that VHS viewing a decade ago.

Review By: ccthemovieman-1 Rating: 6 Date: 2008-02-25

Other Information:

Original Title The Music Man
Release Date 1962-06-19
Release Year 1962

Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 31 min (151 min)
Budget 0
Revenue 8000000
Status Released
Rated G
Genre Comedy, Family, Musical, Romance
Director Morton DaCosta
Writer Meredith Willson (based on: “The Music Man”), Franklin Lacey (written in collaboration with), Marion Hargrove (screenplay)
Actors Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold
Country USA
Awards Won 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 12 nominations.
Production Company Warner Brothers
Website N/A


Technical Information:

Sound Mix 4-Track Stereo (RCA Sound Recording), DTS, SDDS, Dolby
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1, 2.39 : 1
Camera N/A
Laboratory Technicolor, Hollywood (CA), USA
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm (horizontal)
Cinematographic Process Technirama (anamorphic)
Printed Film Format 35 mm

The Music Man 1962 123movies
Original title The Music Man
TMDb Rating 7.1 113 votes

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