Set in 1880s Dakota Territory, this film provides a family musical with tunes provided by the Academy Award winning Sherman Brothers of Mary Poppins fame. The Bower family have a band, and they're getting ready to give a show at the Presidential Convention for Grover Cleveland. Plans go awry, however, when Alice Bower (Lesley Ann Warren) falls in love with a rival Republican!
Description by Buena Vista Home Entertainment.:
The One And Only, Genuine, Original Family Band
There's magic in the memories as great Disney moments are captured right here for you and your family to enjoy in THE ONE AND ONLY, GENUINE, ORIGINAL FAMILY BAND -- a large slice of Americana set to music and dance. This is the captivating saga of a musical family that homesteads in the Dakota Territory of the 1880s and becomes embroiled in the presidential battle between Grover Cleveland and Benjamin Harrison. A robust, song-filled movie for those who enjoy a good love story, admire a family that sticks together through thick and thin, or respond to rousing, Broadway-style music ... composed by the Academy Award(R) winning Sherman Brothers (1964 Best Score, Best Original Song, MARY POPPINS).
Based On A Novel |
Disney Film |
Family (General) |
Family Interaction |
Family Life |
Family Relations |