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The Music Man

G| 2 hr. 31 min.

Plot Summary
When Harold Hill (Robert Preston), a traveling con man, arrives in River City, he convinces the locals to start a band by purchasing the uniforms and instruments from him. His intention is to flee as soon as he receives the money. Librarian Marian Paroo (Shirley Jones) suspects Harold is a fraud, but holds her tongue since her moody brother, Winthrop (Ronny Howard), is excited about the band. As Harold begins to develop feelings for Marian, he faces a difficult decision about skipping town.

Cast: Robert Preston , Shirley Jones , Buddy Hackett , Pert Kelton , Ronny Howard , Hermione Gingold , Paul Ford , Timmy Everett

Director: Morton DaCosta

Genres: Musical comedy

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

The Music Man (1962)

Release Date: April 9th, 1962|2 hr. 31 min.

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NBC Adds 'The Music Man' to Its Roster of Live TV Musicals

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Looks like the peacock has song and dance fever: NBC will stage a live adaptation of "The Music Man" in 2015. NBC Entertainment chairman Bob Greenblatt made the announcement Monday during the net...

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