On the Town

On the Town

DVD - 2008
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When Gabey (Kelly) falls in love with Miss Turnstile of the Month, he spends his 24-hour New York shore leave in passionate pursuit joined by his sailor buddies.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., c2008
ISBN: 9781419867736
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.4372 ON
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 98 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in

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Vincent T Lombardo Dec 17, 2015

A terrific musical! It has a great cast, the singing and dancing are excellent, and the screenplay is funny. Very entertaining.

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ThomasJWhiting
Dec 07, 2015

Very Good 1949 Hollywood version of Broadway musical. especially the dance sequences. I'm now a big fan of Betty Garrett and, had to look her up on Wikipedia, Vera-Ellen.

Fun comic elements, too.

Had to look hard to recognize Frank Sinatra, who was 34 at the time.

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rslade
Jul 10, 2014

Not the greatest thing they ever did ...

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garycornell
Jul 08, 2014

Buried treasure has surfaced again in "On the Town". KCLS has 7 copies and 3 patrons have checked out a copy. The reviews thus far have been from on star to five stars. I originally saw highlights in the box set of DVD's titled "That's Entertainment". The clip showed two sailors, Gene Kelly and Frank Sinatra, singing and dancing aboard a ship. I said I would watch that movie one day and now I have. I simply fell In love with the movie. Betty Garrett and Ann Miller are two beautiful singers and dancers who hook up with these two sailors. The shots of NYC and the dancing without a soundstage make this film special. Now MGM thought it good enough to make the highlights of their greatest musicals on film. I loved it myself. You be the final judge though. Please watch it if you like musicals, it is both a good story and good music and dancing. Leave me your review here on this web site. Thanks for reading the above!

THUD55 Feb 08, 2014

lots of music and dancing, lots of NY sites and sounds. nice fluff movie. not much to it.

Veepea Dec 29, 2011

A lot of classic songs, I finally have the lyrics to "New York, New York" down!

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KerrAvon
Aug 01, 2011

One of the great Sinatra and Kelly pairings. An absolute delight!

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