Turner Classic Movies Pays Tribute to Hollywood Movie Musicals

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The celebration includes 90 films, 45 of which have ties to stage productions, including Cabaret, Show Boat, Gypsy, and more.
Liza Minnelli in <i>Cabaret</i>
Liza Minnelli in Cabaret Allied Artists-ABC Pictures

Turner Classic Movies pays homage to Hollywood movie musicals with Mad About Musicals!, a month of programming celebrating such classic films as Gypsy, On the Town, Show Boat, and Cabaret.

Rosalind Russell in the 1962 film adaptation of <i>Gypsy</i>
Rosalind Russell in the 1962 film adaptation of Gypsy

The celebration features 90 movie musicals, 45 of which have ties to a stage production.

TCM is again partnering with Ball State University and Canvas to offer a free online multimedia course tied to this programming about the history of the musical genre and its evolution with cultural and technological shifts.

Enrollment is open until June 17, and fans can sign up for the course at Musicals.TCM.com.

See below for the airdates of the 45 titles with stage ties:

June 5
10 PM: 42nd Street (1933)

June 7
6 AM: The Merry Widow (1934)
8 AM: Naughty Marietta (1935)
10 AM: Rose Marie (1936)
2 PM: The Gay Divorcee (1934)
8 PM: The Wizard of Oz (1939)
10 PM: Top Hat (1935)

June 8
3:30 AM: Maytime (1937)

June 12
6 AM: Best Foot Forward (1943)
8 PM: On the Town (1949)
10 PM: Cabin in the Sky (1943)

June 13
2:15 AM: Meet Me in St. Louis (1944)
4:15 AM: Good News (1947)

June 14
10:15 PM: Holiday Inn (1944)

June 19
8 AM: Kismet (1955)
6 PM: Brigadoon (1954)
8 PM: Singin' in the Rain (1952)
10 PM: An American in Paris (1951)

June 20
12:15 AM: Gigi (1958)
2:30 AM: Annie Get Your Gun (1951)
4:30 AM: Show Boat (1951)

June 21
9:45 AM: Calamity Jane (1953)
11:30 AM: Kiss Me, Kate (1953)
1:30 PM: High Society (1956)
3:30 PM: Pal Joey (1957)
5:30 PM: Guys and Dolls (1955)
8 PM: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)

June 26
11 AM: A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum (1966)
1 PM: Bells are Ringing (1960)
3:15 PM: The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
5:30 PM: Gypsy (1962)
8 PM: My Fair Lady (1964)
11 PM: The Music Man (1962)

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June 27
3:30 AM: Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
5:30 AM: Camelot (1967)

June 28
5:30 AM: Finian's Rainbow (1968)
8 AM: The Boy Friend (1971)
10:30 AM: Mame (1974)
12:45 PM: Man of La Mancha (1972)
3 PM: Godspell (1973)
5 PM: 1776 (1972)
8 PM: Funny Girl (1968)
10:45 PM: Fiddler on the Roof (1971)

June 29
2 AM: Cabaret (1972)
6:15 AM: Oliver! (1968)


(Updated June 5, 2018)

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