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State Fair

State Fair is the title of a 1933 movie starring Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, and Lew Ayres, and also of a 1945 musical remake starring Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, and Charles Winninger, and also of a 1962 remake of the musical starring Pat Boone, Bobby Darin, and Ann-Margret.

The 1933 film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture; it has some scenes that would have been censored out a few years later. The 1945 film won an Academy Award, for Best Song, for It Might As Well be Spring by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. State Fair was their only musical written expressly for the screen. Jeanne Crain's singing voice was dubbed by Louanne Hogan.

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