I was speaking to my father this evening (he has no internet presence of which I am aware, so no link) and we got onto the topic of what would be our top five musicals. My father was of the opinion that he didn’t really have a top five. He said he could probably think of five, but he didn’t think he could come up with five that he thought highly enough to warrant a top five rating. (He’s an objective guy, no grading on a curve here!) We discussed, very briefly, what sorts of movies would qualify as “musicals”, and discussed Gilbert and Sullivan (rejected, too much music; operettas, not musicals), Marx Bros. movies (undecided, not much music, but it does advance the plot; on the other hand, is there enough plot?) as well as some others. Here’s my (very quickly composed) list.
Listening to: King’s X – Dogman – 13 – Pillow