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Musicals--From Beatles to Broadway--Highlight Fest

June 29, 1996

Preservation festival highlights on the AMC cable channel:

SUNDAY: "Pigskin Parade," Judy Garland's first feature (6 a.m.). "Boogie Woogie Dream," a Lena Horne short (7:45 a.m.). "The Music Man," letterbox version of 1962 musical (2:45 p.m.). "Ireno" and "Old Man Blues," Ethel Merman shorts (10:30 p.m.).

MONDAY: "The Love Parade," a 1929 Ernst Lubitsch musical starring Jeanette McDonald and Maurice Chevalier (12:15 a.m.). "A Hard Day's Night," world premiere of the restored print of the 1964 Beatles classic (7:30 p.m).

TUESDAY: "Help!," world premiere of the restored version of the 1965 Beatles musical (7:45 p.m.). "Poor Little Rich Girl," one of Shirley Temple's best (11 p.m.).

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WEDNESDAY: "Love Me Tonight," Rodgers and Hart's 1932 musical starring Jeanette McDonald and Maurice Chevalier (12:15 a.m.). "Can't Help Singing," Deanna Durbin's first color musical (4:15 a.m.). "Go, Johnny Go," a 1958 rock musical featuring the only movie appearance by Ritchie Valens (7:45 p.m., repeats July 7 at 5:45 a.m. and 10:45 p.m.).

THURSDAY: Rodgers & Hammerstein Festival--"Oklahoma!" (Cinemascope version in letterbox at 12:45 a.m. and TV premiere of Todd-AO version in letterbox at 2:30 p.m.). "Carousel" (TV premiere of Cinemascope 55 version in letterbox at 5:30 a.m. and 8 p.m.). "South Pacific" (premiere of Todd-AO version in letterbox at 7:45 a.m. and 12:30 a.m.). "The Sound of Music" (Todd-AO version in letterbox at 5 p.m.).

FRIDAY: Jimmy Dorsey: Jazz shorts (8:30 a.m.). "Atlantic City," a 1944 musical featuring Louis Armstrong, Buck and Bubbles and Dorothy Dandridge (noon and 11:45 p.m.). Louis Armstrong: Jazz Shorts (1:30 p.m.). Jazz Shorts: With the Stars of Stormy Weather (3:30 p.m.).

NEXT SATURDAY: "Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle Sing Snappy Songs," a short from the early 1920s (2:45 a.m. ). The Jubilee Four Short, from the same period (4:30 a.m.). "Puttin' on the Ritz," a 1930 musical starring Harry Richmond (3 a.m.). "Sunny Side Up," a 1929 musical starring Janet Gaynor and Charles Farrell (5 a.m.).

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