A film or television show which features the characters singing as a means of conveying the story, their emotions or as comedy.

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Who said “Yahoo Yipadee?” [closed]

I know this is from a TV show or Movie, but cannot for the life of me remember where. The phrase is correct. I can clearly remember a male voice speaking the line. So variations are not correct ...
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10yr old orphan plays music on stage to reunite his parents, pretty famous movie

This one movie where the poor guy falls for the rich girl, have a relationship, but the girls father takes her away after learning she is pregnant. The baby is dumped in an orphanage who grows up ...
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History of the music video?

Obviously in the United States, the music video was spectacularly thrust into prominence in the early 1980's (1981 IIRC) with the inaugural episode of Music Television (Now MTV), which originally ...
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Help me remember a black and white movie with a song that became a jazz standard

This was a black and white "B" or "C" film of the 40s or 50s. It was known for introducing a song that became a jazz standard. A 25 to 30 year old man is singing a song to a 10 to 12 year old girl ...
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When and why did the decline of Musicals in American Cinema happen?

It seems to me that musicals are much less common in the American Film Industry these days in comparison to the 30's, 40's, and 50's. Of course, I'm not saying that they never make musicals (e.g. ...
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What is the meaning of the red flag in Les Miserables?

When the people run riot at General Lamarque's funeral and when the people man the barricades a few of them are waving red flags. I assume the flag is a symbol of the revolution. Is there something ...
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Why did Javert not check for the tattoo in Les Miserables?

When Javert arrests the man he thinks is Valjean why doesn't he look for Valjean's tattoo on the prisoner? After all, it is how Valjean showed he was the real man so Javert must have known about it ...