4 edition of Songs from Hollywood musical comedies, 1927 to the present found in the catalog.
Songs from Hollywood musical comedies, 1927 to the present
Allen L. Woll
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Allen L. Woll.|
|Series||Garland reference library in the humanities ;, v. 44, Garland reference library of the humanities ;, v. 44.|
|LC Classifications||ML102.P66 W64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xlvii, 251 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||251|
|LC Control Number||75024089|
Related Collections. The Sheet Music Collection, owing to its size, is divided into a number of largest is the section of vocal music, some , pieces, with an additio pieces representing songs from the musical theatre, films, radio, and television shows. List of Hollywood Musical movies The musical movie is considered as one of the most difficult genres. Since songs and dialogues intertwine in musical films, choreography and music play a crucial role, actors should not only play well, but also sing excellently, and also be able to dance.
Paramount’s musical took its title, four of its songs and Fred Astaire from George Gershwin’s Broadway hoofer. Astaire, now push still had it; his voice was fading but he was feather-heeled as ever alongside Audrey Hepburn, stunningly outfitted by Oscar-winner Edith Head and Hubert de Givenchy (the custom designer of all. Articles examine the musical in relation to its generic form and conventions, the relationship between narrative and spectacle, gender and feminist analysis, camp production and reception, stardom, and the representation of race and ethnicity. Includes essays by: Rick Altman, Lucie Arbuthnot and Gail Seneca, Carol Clover, Steven Cohan, Richard Dyer, Jane Feuer, Patricia Mellencamp, Linda.
Book Review. THE SONGS OF HOLLYWOOD by Philip Furia and Laurie Patterson Oxford University Press, Hardcover, Paperback, pages + x. This is the one of better books available discussing how songs were used in Hollywood films over the years. The first classical sound era or First Musical Era. The s through the early s are considered to be the golden age of the musical film, when the genre's popularity was at its highest in the Western world. Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the earliest Disney animated feature film, was a musical which won an honorary Oscar for Walt Disney at the 11th Academy Awards.
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Wikimedia list article. Children and family. Independent short. Romantic comedy. Science fiction. The following is a list of musical films by year. A musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing.
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Get this from a library. Songs from Hollywood musical comedies, to the present: a dictionary. [Allen L Woll]. The follow-up hit to the bestselling and acclaimed Broadway Musicals, Hollywood Musicals pays grand tribute to the most popular and enduring musical movies.
Beginning in and continuing to the present it celebrates all of the greatest films of the genre including Yankee Doodle Dandy, Cabaret, Meet Me in St.
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The follow-up hit to the bestselling and acclaimed Broadway Musicals, Hollywood Musicals pays grand tribute to the most popular and enduring musical movies.
Beginning in and continuing to the present it celebrates all of the greatest films of the genre including Yankee Doodle Dandy, Cabaret, Meet Me in St. Louis, The Wizard of Oz, The /5(18). Best Musical Movies of All Time. If you’ve got a song in your heart, we’ve got a list for your eyes: The best-reviewed musicals from Wizard of Oz to.
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That's because the musical "Show Boat" is a classic of the genre, earning two Oscars and providing a fantastic full-on extravaganza version. Introduction The history of the Hollywood musical is linked directly to three things: firstly, to the development of the technology of Talkies - the synchronisation of sound and vision on screen; secondly, to the performers, directors and choreographers who were available at the time; and thirdly, to the attitudes and abilities of the individuals who controlled the big studios.
Show Boat is a musical in two acts, with music by Jerome Kern and book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, based on Edna Ferber's best-selling novel of the same musical follows the lives of the performers, stagehands and dock workers on the Cotton Blossom, a Mississippi River show boat, over 40 years from to Its themes include racial prejudice and tragic, enduring : Show Boat, by Edna Ferber.
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Black musical theatre: from coontown to dreamgirls Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, c Woll, Allen L. Songs from Hollywood musical comedies, to the present: a dictionary New York: Garland Pub., ». Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and story and emotional content of a musical – humor, pathos, love, anger – are communicated through words, music, movement and technical aspects of the entertainment as an integrated gh musical theatre overlaps with other theatrical forms like opera and dance, it may be.
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The Oxford Companion to the America Musical. New York: Oxford University Press, after a frustrating hiatus in Hollywood during the early 30s Rodgers and hart returned to Broadway to write a sting of musical comedy hits.
In each case, a lighthearted script was sprinkled with marvelous songs, some integrated into the action and some not.
A book which pays homage to the musical film in America. It moves from the earliest sound of music on film in the late s, to the driving beat of today. It covers the legendary stars of the musical film and recalls hundreds of memorable moments/5.
A spectacular, information-packed celebration of the most beloved movie musicals, from My Fair Lady and Singing in theRain to Moulin Rouge and High School Musical. The follow-up hit to the bestselling and acclaimed Broadway Musicals, Hollywood Musicals pays grand tribute to the most popular and enduring musical movies.
Beginning in and continuing to the present it/5.Most of Hollywood was still insisting that sound film was no more than a fad!
But professionals who attended The Jazz Singer's Hollywoo premiere in December were shaken --As the film ended and applause grew with the houselights, Sam Goldwyn's wife Frances looked around at .ByKern had already written about 20 scores for Broadway, including many musical comedies (Oh, Boy!, Leave it To Jane) Kern composed more than songs Florenz Ziegfeld ().