The Music Man Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Ron Howard, Pert Kelton

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Con-man Harold Hill comes to River City, Iowa and convinces everyone in River City that they need a boy's band, although he himself cannot read music. On the way, he gets everyone excited and falls in love with the town's librarian. When the town discovers he is not a real conductor, they insist the band play. The band plays a barely recognizable "Minuet in G" and Harold Hill is forgiven.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   musician Ethnic/Regional/Gender story?    -   Yes Ethnic/region/relig    -   American Midwest

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   small businessman Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee Misc setting    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   None If lots of song/dance...    -   lot of singing and dancing Is this movie based on a    -   play

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