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Oklahoma! [DVD]
Oklahoma! [DVD]
Dvd ~ Maureen Lipman

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5.0 out of 5 stars Thank You, Mr. Nunn, 4 Aug 2003
This review is from: Oklahoma! [DVD] (DVD)
This is an Oklahoma for the ages, a complete version (with songs normally deleted restored) featuring a brilliant cast and outstanding direction.
Hugh Jackman was a particular revelation and absolutely perfect in the role of Curly. One almost regrets his film success -- he was born for the musical stage.
This is more than just a filmed stage performance. It is in fact a film using the cast and sets of the stage version. Because of the multiple cameras and their flexible placement, the viewer is treated to unique viewing angles and intimate close-ups.
If only more of the great musicals could be memorialized in this fashion.

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