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The Great Movie Musicals: A Viewer's Guide to 168 Films That Really Sing
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Publisher McFarland & Co Inc Pub
Publication date May 6, 2010
Pages 417
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780786443840
ISBN-10 0786443847
Dimensions 1 by 6.75 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.60 lbs.
Original list price $55.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Beginning with The Jazz Singer in 1927 and ending with Sweeney Todd in 2007, this comprehensive critical history examines the greatest movie musicals of all time. Organized alphabetically, 168 films are analyzed on the basis of importance, entertainment value and musical presentation. Included are Broadway adaptations (West Side Story), screen originals (The Wizard of Oz), all-star revues (The King of Jazz), musical biopics (The Glenn Miller Story), "dance pictures (Fame) and animated features (Aladdin). Each entry contains full cast and production credits, a list of awards, background information, and a synopsis incorporating the musical numbers in order of appearance. Appendices itemize the "greatest musical" selections of the American Film Institute and Entertainment Weekly magazine.

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9780786443840 | details & prices | 417 pages | 6.75 × 9.75 × 1.00 in. | 1.60 lbs | List price $55.00
About: Beginning with The Jazz Singer in 1927 and ending with Sweeney Todd in 2007, this comprehensive critical history examines the greatest movie musicals of all time.

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