Oklahoma

Oh, what a beautiful mornin’.

Stuffed to the gills with landmark songs that sweep across the prairie, this truly gorgeous-looking musical was the first feature film shot in the Todd-AO 70mm widescreen format.

Every color pops, every scene looks like a painting come to life, and a big part of the joy of Oklahoma is found in just letting your eyeballs marinate in the wonder.

Your ears win as well, however, with Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, an impish Gloria Grahame, and Co. belting out Rodgers and Hammerstein hits to the rafters.

Celebrating its 65th anniversary, it remains a knockout.

 

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