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The American film musical

by Rick Altman

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Musical films -- United States -- History and criticism.,
    • Film genres.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRick Altman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M86 A48 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 386 p. :
      Number of Pages386
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2740588M
      ISBN 10025330413X
      LC Control Number86045473

      BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL is a six-part documentary series that chronicles the Broadway musical throughout the 20th century. Airs Sundays, October 7-Novem p.m. ET. Find the books you want all in one place and at prices you'll love. Target has all the major genres and best sellers. Free shipping on orders $35+ and save 5% with your RedCard.

        With Julie Andrews, John Lahr, Stephen Sondheim, Philip Furia. A six-part documentary about the Broadway musical/10(). A History of the American Film (Original, Musical, Revue, Broadway) opened in New York City and played through

        There are numerous factors that led to the development of the book musical in America. If we can say that in Kern and Hammerstein created the first successful American book musical with the premiere of Show Boat, we can look back to some specific circumstances and instances that led and pushed the musical to that are five factors that set the stage for the birth of the book. Genre/Form: Librettos: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Marvin, Mel. History of the American film. New York: S. French, © (OCoLC)


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