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Movie Musicals Enjoy a Revival

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Movie Musicals Enjoy a Revival

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Movie Musicals Enjoy a Revival

Movie Musicals Enjoy a Revival

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The popularity of Chicago could herald the return of the movie musical. The once-popular form never entirely disappeared, but fell victim to a more cynical period in film. Moulin Rouge helped the musical re-emerge. Hear from NPR's Scott Simon and critic Elvis Mitchell.