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Best Musical Comedies

Abbreviations
b = black and white, c = color, s = silent
En = Beck's entertainment value, Ed = Beck's educational value

West Side Story (1961 c 153') En: 9, Ed: 9

Jesus Christ Superstar (1973 c 107’) En: 9, Ed: 8
Oliver! (1968 c 153’) En: 9, Ed: 8
Sound of Music, The (1965 c 175’) En: 9, Ed: 8
Umbrellas of Cherbourg (French 1964 c 90’) En: 9, Ed: 8

Cabaret (1972 c 124’) En: 8 , Ed: 8
Camelot (1967 c 179') En: 8, Ed: 8
Fiddler on the Roof (1971 c 181') En: 8, Ed: 8
Miserables, Les (2012 c 157') En: 8, Ed: 8
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
(1937 c 83') En: 8, Ed: 8
Wizard of Oz, The (1939 c 101') En: 8, Ed: 8
Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942 b 125') En: 8, Ed: 8

Oklahoma! (1955 c 140') En: 8, Ed: 7
South Pacific (1958 c 155’) En: 8, Ed: 7

All That Jazz (1979 c 123’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Almost Famous (2000 c122’) En: 7, Ed: 7
American in Paris, An
(1951 c 103') En: 7, Ed: 7
Buddy Holly Story, The (1978 c 113’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Carousel
(1956 c 128') En: 7, Ed: 7
Coal Miner’s Daughter (1980 c 125’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Fame (1980 c 133’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Fantasia (1940 c 120’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Godspell (1973 c 102') En: 7, Ed: 7
Jazz Singer, The
(1927 b 88') En: 7, Ed: 7
Lady Sings the Blues (1972 c 144’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Magic Flute, The (Swedish 1974 c 134’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Man of La Mancha (1972 c 129’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Music of the Heart (1999 c 123’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Oh! What a Lovely War (1969 c 144’) En: 7, Ed:
Phantom of the Opera, The (2004 c 141’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Ray (2004 c 152’) En: 7, Ed: 7
Scrooge (1970 c 113’) En: 7, Ed: 7
1776 (1972 c 142') En: 7, Ed: 7
Star Is Born, A (1954 c 175') En: 7, Ed: 7
Walk the Line (2005 c 136’) En: 7, Ed: 7

Bird (1988 c 161') En: 6, Ed: 7
De-Lovely (2004 c 125') En: 6, Ed: 7

Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938 b 105') En: 7, Ed: 6
Carmen Jones (1954 c 105') En: 7, Ed: 6
Evita (1996 c 135’) En: 7, Ed: 6
Grease (1978 c 110') En: 7, Ed: 6
Jolson Story, The (1946 c 128') En: 7, Ed: 6
La Bamba (1987 c 108') En: 7, Ed: 6
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 c 113') En: 7, Ed: 6
Show Boat (1951 c 107') En: 7, Ed: 6

Balalaika (1939 b 103') En: 6, Ed: 6
Beggar’s Opera, The (1953 c 94') En: 6, Ed: 6
Benny Goodman Story, The (1956 c 116') En: 6, Ed: 6
Brigadoon (1954 c 108') En: 6 Ed: 6
Finian's Rainbow (1968 c 141') En: 6, Ed: 6
Firefly, The (1937 b 130') En: 6, Ed: 6
Hans Christian Andersen (1952 c 115') En: 6, Ed: 6
Interrupted Melody (1955 c 106') En: 6, Ed: 6
Maytime (1937 b 132') En: 6, Ed: 6
Naughty Marietta (1935 b 104') En: 6, Ed: 6
Newsies (1992 c 121') En: 6, Ed: 6
Pal Joey (1957 c 109') En: 6, Ed: 6
Stars and Stripes Forever (1952 c 89') En: 6, Ed: 6
Sweet Dreams (1985 c 115') En: 6, Ed: 6
With a Song in My Heart (1952 c 117') En: 6, Ed: 6
Young at Heart (1954 c 117') En: 6, Ed: 6
Your Cheatin’ Heart (1964 b 99') En: 6, Ed: 6

Lili (1953 c 81') En: 5, Ed: 6

Blues in the Night (1941 b 88') En: 6, Ed: 5
Broadway Melody of 1938 (1937 b 111') En: 6, Ed: 5
Broadway Melody of 1940 (1940 b 102') En: 6, Ed: 5
Cinderella (1950 c 74') En: 6, Ed: 5
Daddy Long Legs (1955 c 126') En: 6, Ed: 5
Dancing Lady (1933 b 92') En: 6, Ed: 5
Diamond Horseshoe (1945 c 104') En: 6, Ed: 5
Easter Parade (1948 c 103') En: 6, Ed: 5
For Me and My Gal (1942 b 104') En: 6, Ed: 5
Go Into Your Dance (1935 b 89') En: 6, Ed: 5
Going Hollywood (1933 b 78') En: 6, Ed: 5
Great Caruso, The (1951 c 109') En: 6, Ed: 5
Great Waltz, The (1938 b 104') En: 6, Ed: 5
I’ll See You In My Dreams (1951 b 110') En: 6, Ed: 5
It's Always Fair Weather (1955 c 102') En: 6, Ed: 5
Let Freedom Ring (1939 b 87') En: 6, Ed: 5
Love Me or Leave Me (1955 c 122') En: 6, Ed: 5
New Moon (1930 b 78') En: 6, Ed: 5
New Moon (1940 b 105') En: 6, Ed: 5
Night and Day (1946 c 128') En: 6, Ed: 5
Pennies from Heaven (1981 c 108') En: 6, Ed: 5
Pirate, The (1948 c 102') En: 6, Ed: 5
Rose Marie (1936 b 111') En: 6, Ed: 5
Rose of Washington Square (1939 b 86') En: 6, Ed: 5
Story of Vernon and Irene Castle, The (1939 b 93') En: 6, Ed: 5
Summer Stock (1950 c 108') En: 6, Ed: 5
Sweet Adeline (1934 b 88') En: 6, Ed: 5

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