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Hooray for Hollywood


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A celebration of 50 years of film musicals
20: Whistle a Happy Tune
' Dick and Oscar disapproved of any innovation, suddenly South Pacific had become a classic in their minds and one must not tamper with a classic. Oscar wrote me and said. " Do you realise that since 1875 there has never been one change in a production of Gilbert and Sullivan?, and I replied, " How would you know: " ' (JOSHUA LOGAN) Douglas Fairbanks Jr continues the story of the songwriting partnership of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II.
Also taking part: KEN DARBY
Written by BENNY GREEN
Producers JOHN BILLINGHAM and MEL house


Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Unknown: Ken Darby
Unknown: Dick Haymes
Unknown: Deborah Kerr
Unknown: Joshua Logan
Unknown: Mary Martin
Unknown: Richard Rodgers
Written By: Benny Green
Producers: John Billingham
Producers: Mel House

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