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My first experience with live theater and "Oklahoma" was when I was in the 5th or 6th grade?  Then, I saw the movie with Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones.  My Mom's family was from Oklahoma and I visited there many times growing up...where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain!  I love Oklahoma!

Oklahoma! (1955)

My first experience with live theater and "Oklahoma" was when I was in the 5th or 6th grade? Then, I saw the movie with Gordon MacRae and Shirley Jones. My Mom's family was from Oklahoma and I visited there many times growing up...where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain! I love Oklahoma!

Photograph:The original production of the musical Oklahoma! opened on Broadway in 1943. Oklahoma! was notable for its seamless blending of song, dance, and plot.

Photograph:The original production of the musical Oklahoma! opened on Broadway in 1943. Oklahoma! was notable for its seamless blending of song, dance, and plot.

Sometimes I want to be Shirley Jones. Before she was in the Partridge Family.

Sometimes I want to be Shirley Jones. Before she was in the Partridge Family.

Happy #InternationalDanceDay https://eartfilm.com/search?q=dance #dance #dancers #dancing #InternationalDanceDay2017 #choreographers #choreography  #film #movies #cinema #posters #movieposters    Oklahoma-Shirley Jones-Gordon MacRae-Oscar Hammerstein-27x41-1956

Oklahoma-Shirley Jones-Gordon MacRae-Oscar Hammerstein-27x41-1956

Happy #InternationalDanceDay https://eartfilm.com/search?q=dance #dance #dancers #dancing #InternationalDanceDay2017 #choreographers #choreography #film #movies #cinema #posters #movieposters Oklahoma-Shirley Jones-Gordon MacRae-Oscar Hammerstein-27x41-1956

The 1955 film Oklahoma!  | ... always on the lookout for hats and this film was no disappointment

The 1955 film Oklahoma! | ... always on the lookout for hats and this film was no disappointment

Hugh Jackman heads the mostly British cast as Curly, the role that propelled him to international stardom after Nunn’s production opened at London’s Royal National Theatre in 1998. Description from channelserf.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Hugh Jackman heads the mostly British cast as Curly, the role that propelled him to international stardom after Nunn’s production opened at London’s Royal National Theatre in 1998. Description from channelserf.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

"Oklahoma!" the movie, with Shirley Jones and Gordon McRae, 1955.

Let Us Now Talk Very Seriously About Oklahoma!

Oklahoma with Gordon Macrae and Shirley Jones - nobody does it better ;)

Oklahoma, Shirley Jones, Gordon MacRae, 1955

Oklahoma with Gordon Macrae and Shirley Jones - nobody does it better ;)

WOW!  I feel like I hit the jackpot with this find.  Now I can children's books that have been made into movies at TCM Movie Database_

WOW! I feel like I hit the jackpot with this find. Now I can children's books that have been made into movies at TCM Movie Database_