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Hello, Dolly!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Changes in DVD version?

    The DVD version seems to be different than the VHS version of Hello Dolly with the same cast. It is almost as if it was filmed twice for different formats like 'Seven Brides for Seven Brothers' was. While all the scenes are similar, the DVD version seems to have more wider-angle views that put the viewer farther away. If you compare the DVD version's scenes with the VHS version, there are definite differences, including those in the dance scenes. While the DVD version is still very good, I am disappointed because the VHS version was so excellent. The VHS version is one of my favorite movies of all time.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Hummable, danceable, corny, and fun

    The current trend is to look at Hello, Dolly! as an overdone, overproduced musical from an era when musicals were dying. And it is! But that doesn't mean it's not a lot of fun. This is, by far, my 12 year-old daughter's favorite movie. It's funny; and the musical numbers are really well done - beautifully sung, choreographed on the Big Broadway model - and it has just a little edge. It's totally corny, and it's Barbra Streisand - but sometimes it's a relief to enjoy a movie that doesn't rely on being more-sarcastic/cynical-than-thou. Is the acting going to win an Oscar? No. But who cares? It's good family entertainment. ''Before the Parade Passes By'' and ''It Only Takes a Moment'' will stick in your head long after the movie ends.

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