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The Music Man

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Original title
The Music Man
Year
Running time
151 min.
Country
United States United States
Director
Screenwriter
Marion Hargrove (Play: Meredith Willson)
Music
Meredith Willson
Cinematography
Robert Burks
Cast
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Producer
Warner Bros. Pictures
Genre
Musical
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.
Awards
1962: Oscar: Best Soundtrack (adapted). 6 nominations
1962: Golden Globes: Best Movie - Musical. 6 nominations
1962: Directors Guild of America (DGA): Nominated for Best Director
1962: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Best Musical Screenplay
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