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The great Hollywood musical pictures

by James Robert Parish

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Metuchen, N.J .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Musical films -- United States -- History and criticism.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts.
      ContributionsPitts, Michael R.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.M86 P37 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 806 p. :
      Number of Pages806
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1706096M
      ISBN 100810825295
      LC Control Number92007483

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      20 Essential Hollywood Musicals. Selected by Roger Hall, film music historian and Editor, Film Music Review. As expected, it was very difficult to select such a small number of Hollywood musicals from the vast number created, from onward. 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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Part of the Encore Film Book Classics series, this is a reprint of the original text to The Great Hollywood Musical Pictures by James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts. This richly comprehensive volume covers some of the great—and not so great but fun—musicals Hollywood has Author: James Robert Parish, Michael R.

Pitts. I really love this book. It's full of pictures with easy to read captions. Of course, I am a senior so remember most of the musicals of the The great Hollywood musical pictures book and some of the '40's -- so it's great to read about and share little inside facts about those movies and see the pictures of my favorite stars -- /5(9).

James Robert Parrish is the author of 20 books on Hollywood, including biographies of Whoopi Goldberg, Gus Van Sant, Rosie O'Donnell, and Whitney Houston.

He lives in Los Angeles. MICHAEL R. PITTS is an Indiana-based freelance writer. Get this from a library. The great Hollywood musical pictures.

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