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Godspell ★★½ 1973 (G)

Musical retelling of the story of Jesus, set in New York City. Adapted from an enjoyable Broadway play but the film version comes off as silly. Good dancing and interesting score. ♫Day by Day; By My Side; Alas For You; On the Willows; O, Bless the Lord My Soul; Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord; Turn Back O Man; Beautiful City; Save the People. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Victor Garber, David Haskell, Jerry Sroka, Lynne Thigpen, Gilmer McCormick; D: David Greene; M: Stephen Schwartz.