My Life in Movie Musicals

I think my love for theater must have originated from such early exposure to movie musicals. When I think back to the movies that played on repeat during my childhood, the Big Three (in my experience) of musical adaptations come to mind – The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. Bedknobs and Broomsticks gets an honorable mention. Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke were the icons of my childhood, and my tendency to memorize movies word-for-word probably started when watching these films constantly.

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