The Music Man

Year: 1962
Duration: 151 min
IMDb: 7.7
Country: USA
It&#39s the early twentieth century American Midwest. A con man, currently going by the assumed name Harold Hill, has used several different schemes to bilk the unsuspecting, he now traveling from town to town pretending to be a professor of music - Gary (Indiana) Conservatory of Music, class of &#3905 - being able to solve all the respective towns&#39 youth problems by forming a boys&#39 marching band. He takes money from the townsfolk to buy instruments, music, instructional materials and uniforms for their sons. However, he, in reality, has no degree, knows nothing about music, and after all the materials arrive and are distributed, hightails it out to move to the next town with all the money never to be seen again. Many of the traveling salesmen in the territory have been negatively impacted by him, as the townsfolk then become suspicious of any stranger trying to sell them something. For Harold&#39s scheme to work, he has to gain the trust of the local music teacher, he usually doing so by ...