Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Romantic Realism: On the Town (New York, New York)

The Legendary Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Jules Munshin featuring in de 1949 MGM film, On the Town, another icon of Romantic Realism. Music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green



The best known line of this song is, "New York, New York, a helluva town. The Bronx is up but the Battery's down".

Frank Sinatra, Gene Kelly and Jules Munshin are starring in the slightly hedonistic yet romantic MGM film shot in 1949, On the Town. The music was written by Leonard Bernstein and the lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green.