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The screens are alive with the sounds of 10 MOVIE MUSICALS! …

With the highly anticipated release of “Les Miserable” in theatres on Christmas day, Beaches|life decided to celebrate the movie musical. A huge industry in the 1930s to 1960s, the movie musical has made a resurgence over the past 10 years. Pull up a chair, turn the volume way up and get ready to sing, sing, sing!

Wizard of Oz (1939) Dir. Victor Fleming; Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr

Singin’ in the Rain (1952) Dir. S. Donen, G. Kelly; Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor, Debbie Reynolds

West Side Story (1961) Dir. Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise; Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Morena

Mary Poppins (1964) Dir. Robert Stevenson; Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke

Oliver! (1968) Dir. Carol Reed; Mark Lester, Ron Moody, Oliver Reed, Jack Wild

Cabaret (1972) Dir. Bob Fosse; Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey, Michael York

Grease (1978) Dir. Randal Kleiser; John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

Moulin Rouge! (2001) Dir. Baz Luhrmann; Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor, John Leguizamo

Chicago (2002) Dir. Rob Marshall; Renée Zellweger, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere, Queen Latifah

Rent (2005) Dir. Chris Columbus; Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs