Grease Is The Word For Musicals

Fifties rock 'n' roll movie GREASE has been named top musical in a British poll.

The 1978 film, starring JOHN TRAVOLTA and OLIVIA NEWTON-JOHN as teenage lovers DANNY ZUKO and SANDY OLSSON, pipped fellow warbling favourites THE SOUNDS OF MUSIC and THE WIZARD OF OZ in a poll of the 100 Greatest Musicals by TV network CHANNEL 4.

Gang movie WEST SIDE STORY made an appearance at four with MARY POPPINS completing the top five.

28/12/2003 14:02

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Tags: Grease - John Travolta - Olivia Newton-John - The Wizard of Oz - West Side Story - Mary Poppins

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