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Hollywood Movie Musicals in Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles H

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Hair
"Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie 'happening' in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park Lake and finally, in the army. But Berger's final effort to save Claude from Vietnam sets in motion a bizarre twist of fate ... with shocking consequences."

Hairspray
"In 1962 Baltimore there are changes in the air. Plus-sized teen Tracy Turnblad, with big hair and even bigger heart, has only one passion, to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, 'The Corney Collins Show' is transformed overnight from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. The trendsetting Tracy aims to win the heart of teen-dream Link Larkin and stand up for what she believes in."

Hallelujah
"Infused with spirituals, folk songs, blues, and jazz, Hallelujah follows the fortunes of Zeke, a poor cotton farmer. Love, loss, passion, redemption, make this cinematic milestone the first all-black feature from a major studio."

Half a Sixpence
"Humble London drapery clerk Arthur Kipps inherits a fortune. He briefly forgets his old mates and his faithful girlfriend, but soon discovers that high society is not his cup of tea."

Hans Christian Andersen
"Hans Christian Andersen, a young Danish cobbler with a special gift of storytelling, weaves his tales of magic for the children of Copenhagen."

The Harvey Girls
"Susan Bradley, a mail order bride, is disappointed in the man whom she was to marry, so she takes a job as a waitress in a Harvey restaurant."

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
"The story of Hedwig, an ambitious glam-rocker from Berlin who comes to America determined to find fame, fortune, and his 'other half'."

Hello, Dolly!
"Film adaptation of the beloved Broadway musical. Concerns itself with Dolly Levi, a New York-based matchmaker who merrily arranges things... like furniture and daffodils and lives. A widow, she has found herself in love with a 'half-a-millionaire' Yonkers merchant named Horace Vandergelder. So she proceeds to weave a web of romantic complications involving him, his two clerks, a pretty milliner and her assistant. Eventually, of course, all is sorted out, and everyone ends up with the right person."

High Society
"In this musical comedy, a society wedding is being arranged in Newport, Rhode Island. The beautiful Tracy Samantha Lord is to marry George Kittredge. However, Tracy's ex-husband, the songwriter C.K. Dexter-Haven, has never stopped loving her and has hopes of winning her back. A New York scandal sheet reporter and photographer arrive to cover the wedding and complicate the tangled romances."

Hit the Deck
"Sailor Danny Xavier Smith and two other guys try to save his sister Susan's virtue. She wants to get a role in the show Hit the Deck. After wrecking the producers hotel suite, they land in the brig. But Danny's father is a Rear Admiral ... "

Hollywood Hotel
"If you love music, check into Hollywood Hotel. The story's about a filmland newbie caught between a spoiled star and her likeable look-alike. But the movie's about Busby Berkeley's ace direction--and music, music, music."

The Hollywood Revue of 1929
"Everybody sing. Everybody dance. Or, failing that, everybody step in place during the famed 'Singin' in the Rain" finale. A torrent of talent takes the screen in the first all-star Talkie Era showcase of heretofore silent-screen players."

How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
"Ambitious young window cleaner J. Pierpont Finch buys a book describing how to get ahead in the business world and sets out to try the methods shown."