What Classic Musicals do you most want WB to release on Blu?

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What Classic Musicals do you most want WB to release on Blu?

  1. The Pirate

    27.8%
  2. Words and Music

    16.7%
  3. Three Little Words

    22.2%
  4. The Belle of New York

    12.5%
  5. Royal Wedding

    34.7%
  6. That Midnight Kiss

    4.2%
  7. The Toast of New Orleans

    6.9%
  8. Les Girls

    27.8%
  9. Silk Stockings

    52.8%
  10. Nancy Goes to Rio

    11.1%
  11. Two Weeks with Love

    9.7%
  12. Ziegfeld Follies

    26.4%
  13. Broadway Melody of 1936

    22.2%
  14. Broadway Melody of 1938

    19.4%
  15. Broadway Melody of 1940

    26.4%
  16. Other

    55.6%
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  1. classicmovieguy

    classicmovieguy Producer

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    I've compiled this poll with titles Warner released in their several "Classic Musicals from the Dream Factory" boxsets... By all means please add your own titles. :)
     
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    Don't forget about the original Broadway Melody and Till the Clouds Roll By.
     
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    For me it would be Show Boat, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On The Town and The Band Wagon.
     
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    THE BAND WAGON, THE HARVEY GIRLS, SHOWBOAT Collection, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, KISS ME KATE 3 D, BELLS ARE RINGING and ON THE TOWN
     
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    In addition to the titles in the poll and the ones already listed, I would add Brigadoon, High Society, and the Mickey-Judy's.

    David
     
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    I vote for Good News. It's a harmless little musical, but it features Joan McCracken, who should have had a bigger career.
     
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    This poll is a good idea. I would add High Society and Seven Brides off the top of my head!
     
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  8. classicmovieguy

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    I love "Good News". A lot of people tend to forget that before Gwen Verdon, McCracken was Fosse's muse.
     
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    Are my eyes playing tricks on me? The Band Wagon is not even listed? Is this some kind of joke?
     
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    I didn't include "Band Wagon" for the reason that Warners has already given this title the Ultra Resolution treatment on DVD and a Blu-ray release, sooner or later, is pretty much a given. :)
     
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    I hope you're right. My DVD is not nearly good enough. A BRD of quality comparable to that of the Singing In The Rain BRD is essential.

    Oh yes: one other thing. The outtake of Cyd Charisse's Two Faced Lady number must also be fully restored.
     
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    Of the MGM musicals, I, too, would really want Kiss Me Kate 3D, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, all of Judy Garland's color musicals including In the Good Old Summertime which I think would look stunning with its warm Technicolor hues, Brigadoon, On the Town, Lovely to Look At, It's Always Fair Weather, Love Me or Leave Me, and Kismet.
     
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    What a pack of dynamite she was. The energy in GOOD NEWS is due to her performance and to a smaller degree, Ray McDonald. It would also look out standing on Blu. It has my support
     
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    I'm not much of a musicals person, but two I'd like Warner to release (& not on the list) are:

    Gold Diggers Of 1933

    Brigadoon.
     
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    Anchors Aweigh
    Good News
    Best Foot Forward
    Holiday in Mexico
    Hit The Deck
    Show Boat
    For Me And My Gal
    That Midnight Kiss
    Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
    The Band Wagon
    The Harvey Girls
    Silk Stockings
    Royal Wedding
    The Barkley's of Broadway
    Brigadoon
    I Love Melvin
    Small Town Girl
    The Great Ziegfeld
    Ziegfeld Girl
    On The Town
    Million Dollar Mermaid
    Bathing Beauty
    A Date With Judy
    Words and Music
    Till The Clouds Roll By
    Deep in My Heart
    A Date With Judy
    Lovely To Look At
    Babes In Arms
    Babes on Broadway
    Strike Up The Band
    Girl Crazy
    Rosalie
    The Merry Widow (Chevalier/MacDonald)
    Summer Stock
    Cabin in the Sky
    Kiss Me Kate
    Lili
    The Glass Slipper
    It's Always Fair Weather
    Annie Get Your Gun
     
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    Kismet would be #1 on my list. It's nice to see that Silk Stockings is going well on the poll--
     
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    Byron, thanks for starting this poll. It was a good idea, and it's
    very interesting to see the results thus far.
     
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    I thought it would be interesting - I knew "Royal Wedding" would do well here but it's great to see "Silk Stockings" as the major favourite so far.
     
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    The Pirate would be dazzling on Blu-ray IF Warners put more work into it than they did on the lackluster DVD release. The version that airs on TCM is much more vibrant than the dull-as-dishwater DVD.
     
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    ...it's the "later" part that worries me...how many years now have we been told that it's being worked on...(as I said in another post...I'm not getting any younger)...
     

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