writer: Alan Jay Lerner

The Little Prince

April 6, 2004

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Filled with a variety of songs and characters this is a strange movie but interesting to say the least. I have never read the classic children's book that it was based on but it does pique my interest to make a trip to the library. It is a story filled with many allegories. There are scenes that [...]

Paint Your Wagons

July 24, 2001
Putting Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood in a western is what everyone would expect. But to think of them in a musical is a hilarious thought. "Paint Your Wagon" combines to make a comical musical western. Just that idea can make you laugh when you add these two men to the mix, In which both sing and [...]

Royal Wedding

May 1, 2001

Dove Approved for All Ages

Fred Astaire was one of great dancers of his time. This movie from 1951 also stars Jane Powell and Peter Lawford. It is a classic musical with fantastic dance steps, songs and a story of romance and relationships. As the brother-and-sister dance team travel to England in time for the Royal [...]

An American In Paris

July 29, 1951

Dove Approved for All Ages

From the 1930s through the 1960s, musicals were a big part of entertainment on the big screen. Big celebrity names and wonderful music graced the films of the era. "An American in Paris" is one of the classics of that time with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron as the main characters who dance with ease [...]