Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers

DVD - 2004 | Two-disc special edition 50th-anniversary edition
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Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does Milly discover that Adam has six other brothers all living with him in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading a story, Adam develops an idea that will create the solution to his brothers' loneliness -- kidnap the women they want!
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004]
Edition: Two-disc special edition 50th-anniversary edition
ISBN: 9780790789958
0790789957
Branch Call Number: MOVIE SEV
Language Note: English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (approximately 102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Aug 13, 2020

Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is a cute movie, but definitely dated. I found myself rolling my eyes at certain ideas in the movie, along with the societal norms. The music, however, keeps things fun and entertaining, and the dance scenes are fantastic. There is also a lot of character development, and charming personalities. It is funny and light-hearted, but can’t be taken too seriously. I wouldn’t necessarily watch it again, but I didn’t dislike it either. Like I said, there were certain aspects that made the movie good, but I couldn’t get over the dated, sexist story line and characters. 2/5
@PenelopeScriptor of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

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yellow_zebra_264
Mar 21, 2019

“Seven Brides for Seven Brothers” is a dazzling musical starring Howard Keel and Jane Powell. Enthralling songs such as “Bless Yore Beautiful Hide,” “Wonderful, Wonderful Day,” “Sobbin’ Women,” and “When You’re in Love” are all part of this movie’s sensational score. This is a classic musical that no one will want to miss!

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Booksss14
Feb 11, 2018

Kind of silly and unnecessary. Definitely some plot mistakes.

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htliang
Dec 24, 2017

Wonderful 50's musical with lovely singing and superb dancing. I smiled or laughed through the whole 102 minutes!
A bunch of coarse and dirty brothers who live on a homestead in the 1850 Oregon boonies end up kidnapping a bunch of women after efforts to court them correctly fail. Totally politically incorrect for our era, but you can overlook that because lessons are learnt :)
"Can't make no vows to a herd of cows....can't shoot the breeze with a bunch of trees"

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e_south
Dec 12, 2016

Just watched this classic for the first time and I highly recommend it if you are looking for a lighthearted fun musical that you can watch with your grandparents and grandkids

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limig
Aug 22, 2016

I love the dance scenes in this movie!!

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white_dove_477
Aug 15, 2016

I really enjoyed this movie!

Vincent T Lombardo Apr 16, 2016

A sweet, cute, romantic, feel-good movie that is very entertaining. The dancing is probably the best that I have ever seen in a movie musical. Look for a very young Julie Newmar, then known as Julie Newmeyer, a future Catwoman on the "Batman" TV series.

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ThomasJWhiting
Jan 10, 2016

VERY GOOD (and fun) 1954 musical set in 1850 Oregon Territory. Large cast. with pretty ladies wearing some amazing corseted tiny waist dresses.

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Love_Legolas_111
Mar 10, 2015

Such a fun, colorful, sweet movie! I love this one, and it doesn't get as much credit as other classic movies, like, say, Singing in the Rain. The storyline is funny and entertaining, and the songs are great. And the dancing too! Loved it all!

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Laura_X Jan 20, 2015

You're beating your head against a stone wall, Milly. You'll never make jackadandies out of them!

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tlhull
Oct 14, 2011

"Bless her beautiful hide"

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