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Fans of movie musicals might know about something called the "I Wish" number. In many movies and Broadway shows, it's the main character's first song, in which they express the hope that will set the story in motion. Host Ira Glass explains it, and plays a few examples. (7 minutes) #film/film making

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Introduced in the This American Life (podcast), episode #259[edit | edit source]

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