Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
I love me some musicals, loads of them. But really, this may be my all time favorite (or at least tied with the 1945 version of State Fair).
Warning: Spoiler alert!
When Millie turns all the rough necks into catch-worthy gents... love it! When they're all at the barn raising and it erupts into a dance-fight between the brothers and the town men for the girls affections... love it! When the brothers are mourning not having the girls with them and sing about being 'lonely hound dogs' and use saws and axes as part of the instrumentation for the song... love, love, love it!!! When the dads show up to rescue the girls and hear Millie's baby crying and they ask the girls whose it is so they can force that couple to marry and every single girls claims it so all of them get to marry all the brothers... love it! The music, the cast, the dancing, the colors, just everything about this movie brings me joy.
If you like musicals and haven't seen it, you're missing out (in my humble opinion).