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Carousel (1956)

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6.9 IMDB rating
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Gordon MacRae Gordon MacRae
Billy Bigelow
Shirley Jones Shirley Jones
Julie Jordan
Cameron Mitchell Cameron Mitchell
Jigger Craigin
Barbara Ruick Barbara Ruick
Carrie Pipperidge
Claramae Turner Claramae Turner
Cousin Nettie
Robert Rounseville Robert Rounseville
Mr. Enoch Snow
Gene Lockhart Gene Lockhart
Starkeeper / Dr. Selden
Audrey Christie Audrey Christie
Mrs. Mullin

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Phoebe Ephron Phoebe Ephron
(screenplay) and
Henry Ephron Henry Ephron


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7 years, 5 months ago at Apr 2 20:58
What an unpleasant lead role Billy Bigelow is. And then there is the wooden dialogue but the songs at least save this film most of all 'You'll Never Walk Alone' a rousing agnostic spiritual.
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Description: Billy Bigelow asks for permission to be sent down "from above" for one day to try and make amends for mistakes he made in life. Billy worked at the carnival as a carousel barker, which is where he met Julie. The carousel owner, Mrs. Mullin, fired him because of jealousy, and he and Julie got married. Billy got into bad habits when he couldn't find a job and they were forced to live with Julie's cousin Nettie after Julie was fired from her factory job for staying out late with Billy. When Julie told him she was pregnant, he felt compelled to somehow find a way to support his family, but the only option seemed to be fall ... (more)
Release date: 16 February 1956
UPC: 086162001017
Tags: Musical (6), Romance (4), Drama (3), 1950s (2), Afterlife (2), Mind (2), Negativity (2), Spirits (2), Relationships (2), MMG (1), 50's (1), HQ (1), Usa (1), 1950's (1), Music Video (1), Musical Sequences (1), Musicals/Music Videos (1), 1956 (1), Spiritual Cinema (1), Powers Of Spirit (1)
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