The Music Man
- Original title
The Music Man
- Running time
- 151 min.
- United States
Morton Da Costa
Marion Hargrove (Play: Meredith Willson)
Warner Bros. Pictures
- Synopsis / Plot
- Confidence man Harold Hill arrives at staid River City intending to cheat the community with his standard scam of offering to equip and train a boy's marching band, then skip town with the money since he has no music skill anyway. Things go awry when he falls for a librarian he tries to divert from exposing him while he inadvertently enriches the town with a love of music.
: Oscar: Best Soundtrack (adapted). 6 nominations
: Golden Globes: Best Movie - Musical. 6 nominations
: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Musical Screenplay
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