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On the Town (8-Dec-1949)

Directors: Gene Kelly; Stanley Donen

Writers: Adolph Green; Betty Comden

From a play: On the Town by Adolph Green and Betty Comden

Music by: Leonard Bernstein

Producer: Arthur Freed

Keywords: Musical Comedy, New York

Three sailors have 24 hours shore leave in New York City for the first time, romance three nice girls and paint the town red. The girls aren't quite what the sailors wanted. Fantastic MGM musical with the slightest wisp of a plot. Won an Oscar for Best Musical Score.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Florence Bates
Actor
15-Apr-1888 31-Jan-1954 The Moon and Sixpence
Betty Garrett
Actor
23-May-1919 12-Feb-2011 Irene Lorenzo on All in the Family
Gene Kelly
Actor
23-Aug-1912 2-Feb-1996 Singin' in the Rain
Ann Miller
Dancer
12-Apr-1923 22-Jan-2004 Kiss Me Kate
Jules Munshin
Actor
22-Feb-1915 19-Feb-1970 On the Town
Alice Pearce
Actor
16-Oct-1917 3-Mar-1966 Gladys Kravitz in Bewitched
Frank Sinatra
Singer
12-Dec-1915 14-May-1998 It's Frank's world, we just live in it
Vera-Ellen
Dancer
16-Feb-1921 30-Aug-1981 On the Town

CAST

Gene Kelly   ...   Gabey
Frank Sinatra   ...   Chip
Betty Garrett   ...   Brunhilde Esterhazy
Ann Miller   ...   Claire Huddesen
Jules Munshin   ...   Ozzie
Vera-Ellen   ...   Ivy Smith
Florence Bates   ...   Mme. Dilyovska
Alice Pearce   ...   Lucy Schmeeler
George Meader   ...   Professor

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