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Good Manners

Directed by Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas

A well-to-do pregnant woman hires a lower-class woman to watch over her and her home. As the women grow closer

King of Jazz

Directed by John Murray Anderson

Newly restored to digital glory by Universal Pictures, this long-forgotten Technicolor musical revue stars legendary bandleader Paul Whiteman and soon-to-be-superstar

Kiss Me, Kate

Directed by George Sidney

Bright and colorful in the best MGM style, Kiss Me, Kate is an epic battle of the sexes brought to

Lagaan

Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker

At the height of the British Raj (colonial rule) in the district of Champaner, extreme drought forces a poor village

Mamele

Directed by Joseph Green, Konrad Tom

In this early Yiddish “talkie” starring musical queen Molly Picon as “Mamele” (little mother), the dutiful daughter keeps her family

Mary Poppins

Directed by Robert Stevenson

Winner of five Oscars, including Best Music and Best Actress for Julie Andrews, and nominated for seven more, Mary Poppins

Office

Directed by Johnnie To

A nimble takedown of corporate corruption and greed, Office tells its story as a witty musical extravaganza. Featuring superstars Chow

Oliver!

Directed by Carol Reed

In this adaptation of the Broadway musical based on Charles Dickens’s novel, nine-year-old orphan Oliver Twist (Mark Lester) falls in

Purple Rain

Directed by Albert Magnoli

Prince’s electrifying film debut, set against the thriving Minneapolis music scene, finds him as a struggling musician dealing with the

Singin’ in the Rain

Directed by Gene Kelly, Stanley Donen

The greatest musical ever made? Many would vote for this exuberant valentine to the days when movies learned to talk.

Swing Time

Directed by George Stevens

Gambling hoofer Lucky Garnett (Fred Astaire) leaves his bride standing at the altar one too many times and now must

The Band Wagon

Directed by Vincente Minnelli

This Technicolor extravaganza came at a time when MGM could do no wrong, especially the Freed Unit (named for producer