TCM “Must-See Musicals” Update for August 2021

This year, I am watching all 50 movies listed in the great book from Turner Classic Movies (TCM) Must-See Musicals: 50 Show-Stopping Movies We Can’t Forget by Richard Barrios (Running Press, 2017; available on, on the Shop TCM website, and, hopefully, from your favorite bookseller). More information about the book and my viewing project this year is here.

Here’s the rundown of the movies I watched in August (courtesy of the Movies Past and Present Instagram feed).

The Pajama Game (1957)

Jailhouse Rock (1957)

Gigi (1958)

West Side Story (1961)