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Brigadoon Overview:

Brigadoon (1954) was a Fantasy - Musical Film directed by Vincente Minnelli and produced by Arthur Freed and Roger Edens.

Academy Awards 1954 --- Ceremony Number 27 (source: AMPAS)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Cedric Gibbons, Preston Ames; Set Decoration: Edwin B. Willis, Keogh GleasonNominated
Best Costume DesignIrene SharaffNominated
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Brigadoon ( 1954 )

By The Metzinger Sisters on Mar 25, 2020 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers

"If you love someone deeply enough, anything is possible." Aye, 'tis true. Tommy Albright ( Gene Kelly ) learns just how powerful love is when he comes to the enchanted village of Brigadoon and meets his true love Fiona ( Cyd Charisse ). Tommy and his friend Jeff Douglas ( Van Johnson ) come across... Read full article


Musical Monday: Brigadoon (1954)

on Jun 18, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

It?s no secret that the Hollywood Comet loves musicals. In 2010, I revealed I had seen 400 movie musicals over the course of eight years. Now that number is over 500. To celebrate and share this musical love, here is my weekly feature about musicals. This week?s musical: Brigadoon?(1954) ? Musical #... Read full article


Blu-ray Review: Charisse and Kelly in Brigadoon (1954)

By KC on Oct 17, 2017 From Classic Movies

The MGM production of the Learner and Lowe musical Brigadoon (1954) is a mixed bag, overwhelmed by inelegant artifice, but not without its moments of misty magic. Cyd Charisse, Gene Kelly and Van Johnson lead a pleasantly quirky cast, directed by Vincente Minnelli. The film is now available on Blu-r... Read full article


Gene and Cyd miraculously meet in... Brigadoon (1954)

By Michaela on Dec 18, 2016 From Love Letters to Old Hollywood

If you asked me to name my top twenty list of the most romantic films I've seen, I could say a few of them right off the bat: Notorious, An Affair to Remember, The Thin Man (seriously!), Love Letters, Casablanca... and Brigadoon. I have a feeling most of you would disagree with me on that last one. ... Read full article


Brigadoon (1954)

on Jul 11, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

This week is devoted to actor Van Johnson! Originally published March 16th, 2015. The addition of a wide-screen format can provide a grander sense of scope for particular films. The best example I always use is the phenomenal Todd-AO transfer of Oklahoma!?But, as much as a wider screen allowed for, ... Read full article


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Quotes from

Jeff Douglas: If they want to disregard two hundred years of human bing-bang, that's their privilege.


Mr. Lundie: Tommy's love has re-awakened Brigadoon] Tommy lad, you! My, my! You must really love her. You woke me up.
[He gestures to Tommy]
Mr. Lundie: Come, lad.
[Tommy slowly crosses the bridge to Mr. Lundie, then looks about him, confused]
Mr. Lundie: You shouldna be too surprised. I told ye... if you love someone deeply enough, anything is possible.
[Tommy stares down the road towards Brigadoon]
Mr. Lundie: Even... *miracles*?


Andrew Campbell: You'll never find peace by hating, lad. It only shuts ye off more from the world. And this town is only a cursed place, if ye make it so. To the rest of us, 'tis a blessed place!


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Facts about

The highland backdrops were over 600 feet long, and 60 feet high, and cost $382,280.
Average Shot Length (ASL) = 32 seconds - about three times as long as most films made during the Classical Hollywood era.
The background set was so realistic that some birds from outside flew into it.
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