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Musicals & Westerns


Movies are checked out for one week - unlike music and books.

May list by Nanette Alderman
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy, Jack Carson, Clarence Kolb, Franklin Pangborn, and Hattie McDaniel, 1938, not rated

She's afraid of marriage - can he help? With the forever magic of Irving Berlin's romantic Change Partners, the dance craze of The Yam and more, the answer is delightfully Yes!

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
How To Succeed in Business Without Really TryingRobert Morse, Michele Lee, Rudy Vallee, and Maureen Arthur, 1967,
not rated

Armed with the titular manual, an ambitious window washer seeks to climb the corporate ladder. 

Lady Sings the Blues
Lady Sings the BluesRichard Pryor, Billy Dee Williams, and Diana Ross, 1972, rated r

Chronicles the rise and fall of legendary blues singer Billie Holiday. Her childhood, stint as a prostitute, early tours, marriages, and drug addiction are featured.

Alvarez Kelly
Alvarez KellyWilliam Holden, Patrick O'Neal, Janice Rule, Victoria Shaw, and Richard Widmark, 1966, not rated

This is the story of a renegade adventurer, Alvarez Kelly, who gets caught in the middle of the Civil War. With no loyalties to either North or South, Kelly is hired to drive a herd of cattle from Mexico to the Union Army in Virginia. However, along the way he is captured by Confederate Colonel Tom Rossiter who persuades him, by shooting off a finger to deliver the cattle to starving Confederates in Richmond.

The Desert Trail
The Desert Trail
John Wayne, Mary Kornman, Paul Fix, and Eddy Chandler, 1935, not rated

Rodeo star John Scott and his gambler friend Kansas Charlie are wrongly accused of armed robbery. They leave town as fast as they can to go looking for their own suspects in Poker City.

Grand Canyon Trail
Grand Canyon Trail
Roy Rogers, Jane Frazee, Andy Devine, Robert Livingston, Emmett Lynn, and Roy Barcroft, 1948, not rated

A dishonest mining engineer tries to convince everyone that a silver mine in Sintown is worthless. When the mine's investors conduct their own investigation, a huge battle ensues.

Western World
Western WorldJustin Rose, Amanda Miller, Christopher Rowley, and Greg Steele, 2016,
not rated

When US Marshal Moses White is called to the Wyoming Territory town of Dogwood Pass to track a known killer, he runs into more then he bargained for. A corrupt mayor, unhinged Sheriff, and a serial killing femme fatale stand in the way of justice and Marshal Moses just might have to shoot his way out.