Before Hamilton took Broadway by storm, there was another musical about the Founding Fathers, one that I love too much to be objective about.
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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (1951)
There are several great performances in this Southern Gothic adaptation of a famous stage play, but the whole thing is really not for me.
YANKEE DOODLE DANDY (1942)
This “jukebox musical” of patriotic Broadway hits showcases James Cagney’s powerhouse performance, but that’s basically the only part of the movie that works for me.