MGM made over 60 musicals from 1950-59, featuring some of the greatest stars of the genre: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, and Esther Williams (to name but a few). The studio's musicals were set in contemporary times, the Old West, and the turn of the century. They featured ballets, underwater choreography, and people dancing with animated characters. But, out of the studio's very diverse catalog of musicals, the following seven nominees are vying for your vote:
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The honorable mentions are pretty impressive lot. There's not room here to list them all, but they include Gigi, Silk Stockings, Les Girls, Brigadoon, Dangerous When Wet, and Annie Get Your Gun. If you feel there's been a serious omission from the MGM 1950s musical vault, then please leave a comment! To vote for one of the seven nominees above, go to the green sidebar on the right.