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Compare and Contrast: Marian the Librarian 
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Post Compare and Contrast: Marian the Librarian
Here's two versions of Marian the Librarian. One is from the original 1962 film and the other is from the 2003 television remake. Which version of the song does everyone prefer? I love both, but the 2003 version seemed more exciting from a visual stand-point.

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Post Re: Compare and Contrast: Marian the Librarian
I agree with you- simply adore the beautiful staging of the disney version, and Kristen is charming. However, I do not think you can beat Preston's acting and charismatic singing in the original movie. I could never pick between the two, they both have their excellent points and are both interpretations of an excellent song!

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Post Re: Compare and Contrast: Marian the Librarian
Oh, gosh, Shirley and Robert, hands down.
I did not like the 2003 version at ALL. I usually like Cheno, but... eh. Broderick was just... too awkward and too young. I mean, he looked younger than Cheno in the movie, and not slick at all or nearly confident enough to make me believe he was a smooth-talking, swindling salesman.

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