Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers ★★★½ 1954

The eldest of seven furtrapping brothers in the Oregon Territory brings home a wife. She begins to civilize the other six, who realize the merits of women and begin to look for romances of their own. Thrilling choreography by Michael Kidd—don't miss “The Barn Raising.” Charming performances by Powell and Keel, both in lovely voice. Based on Stephen Vincent Benet's story. Thrills, chills, singin', dancin'—a classic Hollywood good time. ♫When You're In Love; Spring, Spring, Spring; Sobbin' Women; Bless Your Beautiful Hide; Goin' Co'tin; Wonderful, Wonderful Day; June Bride; Lonesome Polecat Lament. 103m/C VHS, DVD . Howard Keel, Jane Powell, Russ Tamblyn, Julie Newmar, Jeff Richards, Tommy (Thomas) Rall, Virginia Gibson; D: Stanley Donen; W: Albert Hackett, Frances Goodrich, Dorothy Kingsley; C: George J. Folsey. Oscars '54: Scoring/Musical, Natl. Film Reg. '04.