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Hollywood musical

Ethan Mordden

Hollywood musical

by Ethan Mordden

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moving-pictures, Musical -- History and criticism.,
  • Moving-pictures -- California -- Hollywood -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Ethan Mordden.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M86
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii,261p.,(18)p. of plates :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17370414M
    ISBN 100715383191

    From the golden-haired, curly-headed half of Simon & Garfunkel, comes a memoir (of sorts) that reveals a life and the making of a musician, that show us, as well, the evolution of a man, a portrait of a life-long friendship and of a collaboration that became the most successful singing duo in the roiling age that embraced, and was defined by, their pathfinding folk-rock music. The Hollywood Film Musical (New Approaches to Film Genre series) by Barry Keith Grant. This revealing history of the American film musical synthesizes the critical literature on the genre and provides a series of close analytical readings of iconic musical films, focusing on their cultural relationship to other aspects of American popular.

    Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance. The 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 whole. The Hollywood musical. [Clive Hirschhorn] -- Assesses 1, musicals from through Includes a synopsis, cast list, and catalog of featured songs for .

    Musical film is a film genre with many songs in the movies. The songs usually advance the plot or develop the film's characters, but in some cases, they serve merely as breaks in the storyline, often as elaborate "production numbers." The musical film was a natural development of the stage musical after the emergence of sound film technology. Counterpoint Records & Books is a store which frequently claims high honors on local Best Of lists. We are celebrating our 40th year of business and have a wide selection of books focusing mainly on the arts, literature, poetry, film, stage, and philosophy with a wide variety of .


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Hollywood musical by Ethan Mordden Download PDF EPUB FB2

Mar 13,  · The Hollywood Musical is ground breaking book in the area of film studies. Feuer exemplifies a total package, by not only tracing the orgins of the musical, but the affects of the musical to society. Feuer also shows a masterful understanding popular culture in defining the newly found teen thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com by: Oct 04,  · What it addresses is insightful and not superficial.

It was a steal as a used book and has wonderful photographs. Note it was published in and this is the edition. This was not a problem for me as my interest is primarily in musicals prior to that time. If you love the American Hollywood Musical you will enjoy this. Recommended/5(8).

Oct 04,  · It was a steal as a used book and has wonderful photographs. Note it was published in and this is the edition. This was not a problem for me as my interest is primarily in musicals prior to that time. If you love the American Hollywood Musical you will enjoy this/5(9). The Hollywood Musical.

Captures the musical's magical world and assesses every Hollywood musical ever made Hollywood musical book with The Jazz Singer of and including Cry Baby of Discusses 1, films with many never-before-seen stills, synopses, cast lists, and a comprehensive list of featured songs and musical numbers/5.

Nov 01,  · The Hollywood Musical. .". both fresh and informed, as well as a pleasure to read.". Sincewhen this book first appeared, the Hollywood musical has undergone a rebirth, with the rise of teen musicals such as Dirty Dancing and Flashdance/5.

"Elegantly conceived and beautifully illustrated, The Hollywood Film Musical introduces the genre with all its problematic glories. Grant is meticulous as a historian and scrupulous as a cultural critic. Did I mention the beautiful illustrations?" - Krin Gabbard, Stony Brook UniversityCited by: 6.

Oct 28,  · Hollywood Musicals. 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.

Jan 01,  · -- Times Literary Supplement ""The American Film Musical is a truly admirable book which is well worth making a song and dance about. It will immediately assume biblical authority for all who are seriously interested in the dream-factory's most lavish fantasies, and it may even come to stand as a landmark in our understanding Cited by: Irresistible and authoritative, The Movie Musical.

is an in-depth look at the singing, dancing, happy-making world of Hollywood musicals, beautifully illustrated in color and black-and-white--an essential text for anyone who's ever laughed, cried, or sung along at the movies.

Leading film historian Jeanine Basinger reveals, with her trademark wit and zest, the whole story4/5. The book (also called the libretto) is the least appreciated and yet most dramatically important element of a musical.

It is the narrative structure that keeps the score from being nothing more than a. The Hollywood Revue of ; Honky Tonk; Hot for Paris; Innocents of Paris; Is Everybody Happy. It's a Great Life; Jailhouse Blues; Little Johnny Jones; The Love Parade; Lucky Boy; Lucky in Love; Marianne; Married In Hollywood; Melody Lane; Melody of the Heart; Mother's Boy; On with the Show; The Painted Angel; Paris; Pointed Heels; Queen of the Night Clubs; The Rainbow Man; Red Hot Rhythm.

Sincewhen this book first appeared, the Hollywood musical has undergone a rebirth, with the rise of teen musicals such as Dirty Dancing and Flashdance.

In a chapter written especially for this second edition of her well-known study, Jane Feuer shows how this new development in the genre relates to important changes in the cinema audience itself. Nov 10,  · 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. Hollywood Musicals, the Film Reader - Google Books Articles examine the musical in relation to its generic form and conventions, the relationship between narrative and spectacle, gender and.

The Great American Songbook, also known as "American Standards", is the canon of the most important and influential American popular songs and jazz standards from the early 20th century.

Although several collections of music have been published under the title, it does not refer to any actual book or specific list of songs, but to a loosely defined set including the most popular and enduring.

Sincewhen this book first appeared, the Hollywood musical has undergone a rebirth, with the rise of teen musicals such as Dirty Dancing and Flashdance.5/5(1). In addition to a survey of the Hollywood musical's development, the authors provide an index to the major personalities and films which have contributed to this medium of entertainment "Selected filmographies" p.

; biographical "index of names": pages Pages: The Lincoln Center Theater Production of the Lerner & Loewe Classic Dolby Theatre Buy Tickets More Info. Nov 04,  · How modern Hollywood transformed the movie musical (for better and for worse) The following is an excerpt from The Movie Musical!, by film historian Jeanine Basinger, an Author: EW Staff.

Oct 13,  · One of the most "musical-y" musicals ever made. BEST SONG: "I Got Rhythm." West Side Story 'Romeo and Juliet,' but with more switchblades and snapping. © thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com, LLC. ALL.

The Hollywood musical by Taylor, John Russell.,McGraw-Hill Book Co. edition, in EnglishCited by: 4.The Book of Mormon is a musical comedy with music, lyrics and book by Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, and Matt Stone. First staged inthe play is a satirical examination of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' beliefs and practices that ultimately endorses the positive power of love and thuoctrigiatruyenbaphuong.com: Trey Parker, Robert Lopez, Matt Stone.Create an account or log into Facebook.

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