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Year
1956
Runtime
128 min.
Director
Henry King
Genres
Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Rating *
6.8
Votes *
5,141
Checks
702
Favs
22
Dislikes
25
Favs/checks
3.1% (1:32)
Favs/dislikes
1:1
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  1. ClassicLady's avatar

    ClassicLady

    The musical score is haunting and bittersweet. The idea of accepting spousal abuse so easily in the movie could be a turn-off to some. But that is the way it was back then. Thank God, our views on this have changed and we no longer tolerate it. Still, it gives the wife in the movie just one more aspect to the long-suffering but loving wife. Great movie! 5 years 10 months ago
  2. samlowery's avatar

    samlowery

    One of Rogers & Hammerstein's most beloved scores, and presented beautifully. It was overlooked at the time due to poor box office, and it's hard to see it gaining a new audience. Modern sensibilities make the film's blase treatment of spousal abuse unpleasant. 7 years 1 month ago
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  1. This movie ranks #12 in 100 Musicals (BFI Screen Guide)
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