There’s No Business Like Show Business (1954)

Directed by Walter Lang, Molly and Terry Donahue, plus their three children, are The Five Donahues. Their Son Tim meets hat-check girl Vicky and bring her home to meet his family and their act gets turned upside down with an outsider, a girl he’s enamored with, to join the act. Eventnually, they hit Broadway and jealousies abound.

South Pacific (1958)

Directed by Joshua Logan, On a South Pacific island during World War II, love blooms between a young nurse and a secretive Frenchman who’s being courted for a dangerous military mission. Or should she just wash that man out of her hair? Bloody Mary is the philosopher of the island and it’s hard to believe she could be the mother of Liat who has captured the heart of Lt. Joseph Cable USMC. While waiting for action in the war in the South Pacific, sailors and nurses put on a musical comedy show. The war gets closer and the saga of Nellie and Emile becomes serious drama.