For this week’s Family Movie Night, we watched another Rodgers and Hammerstein’s musical – ‘Oklahoma!’
Or at a minimum, Oklahoma! is not The Sound of Music.
For some idea of what I mean, check out this page for the 1955 version at Common Sense Media.
With songs like “I Can’t Say No,” and a traveling peddler telling a certain eligible young bachelorette that she’s his “Persian Kitty” because they both have “soft round tails,” there is a lot of innuendo and double entendre here.
Perhaps the 1950’s weren’t so prim and proper after all.
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