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Author Basinger, Jeanine, author.

Title The movie musical! / Jeanine Basinger.

Publication Info. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    791.436 BAS    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.436 BAS    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 634 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 601-604) and index.
Contents Introduction -- About musicals -- Origins: the arrival of sound -- 1933: a musical year -- Stars and strategies -- The musical as an art form -- The death of the musical? -- Epitaph -- Final number.
Summary "From Fred Astaire, whom she adores, to La La Land, which she deplores, Basinger examines a dazzling array of stars, strategies, talents, and innovations in the history of musical cinema."--Jacket.
Subject Musical films -- United States -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9781101874066 (hardcover)
1101874066 (hardcover)

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