Best Music Movies of 1974

1.

Phantom of the Paradise

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

Fledgling singer-songwriter Winslow Leach finds himself double-crossed by the nefarious music producer Swan, who steals both his music and the girl Winslow wants to sing it, Phoenix, for the grand opening of his rock palace, the Paradise. After Swan has Winslow sent to prison for trespassing, Winslow endures a freak accident that leaves him disfigured, after which he seeks revenge on both Swan and the Paradise.

Starring: William Finley, Paul Williams, Jessica Harper, Gerrit Graham, George Memmoli, Archie Hahn, Jeffrey Comanor, Peter Elbling, Jennifer Ashley, Janit Baldwin ..
Directed by: Brian De Palma
Release date: 1974-10-31
2.

That's Entertainment!

4.0
7.8/10 IMDB

Various MGM stars from yesterday present their favorite musical moments from the studio's 50 year history.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly, Peter Lawford, Liza Minnelli, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Mickey Rooney, Frank Sinatra, James Stewart ..
Directed by: Jack Haley Jr.
Release date: 1974-06-21
3.

Mahler

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Famed composer Gustav Mahler reflects on the tragedies of his life and failing marriage while traveling by train.

Starring: Robert Powell, Georgina Hale, Lee Montague, Miriam Karlin, Rosalie Crutchley, Richard Morant, Angela Down, Ronald Pickup, Peter Eyre, Dana Gillespie ..
Directed by: Ken Russell
Release date: 1974-04-04
Best Music Movies of 1974 : Rory Gallagher - Irish Tour ’74
4.

Rory Gallagher - Irish Tour ’74

3.6
8.1/10 IMDB

Irish Tour '74 is a film which captures the artist, his music, the period and the place with perfection. Filmed in January 1974 at Rory Gallaghers Irish Tour at Belfast Ulster Hall, Dublin Carlton Cinema and Cork City Hall. Directed by Tony Palmer

Starring: Rory Gallagher, Gerry McAvoy, Lou Martin, Rod de'Ath ..
Directed by: Tony Palmer
Release date: 1974-10-25
5.

The Little Prince

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Based on the story by Antoine deSaint-Exupery, this magical musical fable begins as a pilot (Richard Kiley) makes a forced landing on the barren Sahara Desert. He is befriended by a "little" prince from the planet Asteroid B-612. In the days that follow, the pilot learns of the small boy's history and planet-hopping journeys in which he met a King, a businessman, an historian, and a general. It isn't until he comes to Earth that the Little Prince learns the secrets of the importance of life from a Fox (Gene Wilder), a Snake (Bob Fosse), and the pilot.

Starring: Richard Kiley, Steven Warner, Bob Fosse, Gene Wilder, Donna McKechnie, Joss Ackland, Clive Revill, Victor Spinetti, Graham Crowden ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1974-11-06
6.

A Poem Is a Naked Person

3.4
7.1/10 IMDB

Les Blank's first feature-length documentary captures music and other events at Leon Russell's Oklahoma recording studio during a three-year period (1972-1974).

Starring: Leon Russell, George Jones, Willie Nelson, Malissa Bates, David Briggs, Eric Andersen, Ambrose Campbell, Charlie McCoy ..
Directed by: Les Blank
Release date: 1974-05-09
7.

Mame

3.3
6.0/10 IMDB

The film focuses on eccentric Mame Dennis, whose madcap life is disrupted when her deceased brother's son Patrick is entrusted to her care.

Starring: Lucille Ball, Bea Arthur, Robert Preston, Bruce Davison, Kirby Furlong, Jane Connell, Joyce Van Patten, Doria Cook-Nelson, Don Porter, Audrey Christie ..
Directed by: Gene Saks
Release date: 1974-03-07
Best Music Movies of 1974 : Glenn Gould: The Alchemist
8.

Glenn Gould: The Alchemist

3.1
7.0/10 IMDB

Filmmaker Bruno Monsaingeon visits piano virtuoso Glenn Gould more than ten years after his self-imposed exile from the stage, which results in a mixture of interview and performance.

Starring: Glenn Gould, Bruno Monsaingeon ..
Directed by: François Ribadeau
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1974 : Alice Cooper: Good to See You Again
9.

Alice Cooper: Good to See You Again

2.9
6.9/10 IMDB

1. The Lady Is a Tramp (Studio segment) 2. Hello Hooray 3. Billion Dollar Babies 4. Elected 5. I'm Eighteen 6. Raped and Freezin' 7. No More Mr. Nice Guy 8. My Stars 9. Unfinished Sweet 10. Sick Things 11. Dead Babies 12. I Love the Dead 13. School's Out 14. Under My Wheels The original Rock'n' Roll spectacle. The groundbreaking tour. The five original members of Alice Cooper group captured live. The 1973 Billion Dollar Babies show was the first of its kind. No other band had ever brought a more expensive, elaborate theatrical production to the rock stage - and rarely has any since. Good To See You Again, Alice Cooper - the film made during the Billion Dollar Babies tour that combines stunning concert footage with an outrageous story and also features the band's acting debut.

Starring: Alice Cooper, Michael Bruce, Glen Buxton, Dennis Dunaway, Neal Smith ..
Directed by: Joe Gannon
Release date: 1974-01-01
Best Music Movies of 1974 : Frank Sinatra: The Main Event
10.

Frank Sinatra: The Main Event

2.8
8.1/10 IMDB

Charged with the electricity of a heavyweight prizefight, The Main Event was filmed live at Madison Square Garden, a venue usually reserved for sporting events and rock 'n' roll concerts.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Howard Cosell ..
Directed by: Bill Carruthers
Release date: 1974-10-13

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