Brigadoon

Brigadoon
Brigadoon
  • UR
  • 1h 48m
  • 1954
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Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse and Van Johnson star in this classic American film musical about a powerful love and the magical town Brigadoon. When two Americans, Tommy Albright (Kelly) and Jeff Douglas (Johnson), happen upon the innocent and magical town nestled in the Scottish Highlands, Tommy falls in love with Brigadoon's Fiona Campbell (Charisse). But this wondrous town appears only one day every 100 years--never long enough to be corrupted by the outside world--and Tommy can only stay with Fiona if loves her enough to forever leave the life he knows.

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Magical Scottish village, singing, dancing, and romance.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that Brigadoon is a 1954 film that was inspired by the 1947 Broadway musical about a beautiful Scottish village that seems protected from growing corruption and venality of the outside world as it magically lives in the past. A love story is depicted in song and dance. A man puts the existence of his village at risk and is stalked and accidentally killed. Hunters go grouse hunting. A man drinks too much alcohol.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Fantasy
  • Release Date:September 8, 1954
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    Stereo
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