Special Report

Best and Worst Musicals of All Time

Source: Courtesy of Warner Bros.

20. Yankee Doodle Dandy (1942)
> Director: Michael Curtiz
> Top actors: James Cagney, Joan Leslie, Walter Huston
> Notable song: “The Yankee Doodle Boy”

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19. On the Town (1949)
> Director: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
> Top actors: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett
> Notable song: “New York, New York”

Source: Courtesy of Paramount Pictures

18. Animal Crackers (1930)
> Director: Victor Heerman
> Top actors: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx
> Notable song: “Hooray for Captain Spaulding”

Source: Courtesy of Walt Disney Productions

17. Fantasia (1940)
> Director: James Algar, Samuel Armstrong, Ford Beebe Jr.
> Top actors: Leopold Stokowski, Deems Taylor, Corey Burton
> Notable song: “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice”

Source: Courtesy of Buena Vista Pictures

16. Beauty and the Beast (1991)
> Director: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
> Top actors: Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Jesse Corti
> Notable song: “Be Our Guest”