Nathaniel Rogers of The Film Experience gives it a rave.
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Deadline: Thomas Meehan, who wrote or co-wrote the books for Annie (1977), The Producers (2001) and Hairspray (2002), died August 21 @ 88. Watch Anne Bancroft perform a short story Meehan wrote: