Publisher: McFarland (April 20, 2010)
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starting with The Jazz Singer in 1927 and finishing with Sweeney Todd in 2007, this accomplished serious background examines the best motion picture musicals of all time. prepared alphabetically, 168 motion pictures are analyzed at the foundation of value, leisure worth and musical presentation. integrated are Broadway variations (West part Story), monitor originals (The Wizard of Oz), all-star revues (The King of Jazz), musical biopics (The Glenn Miller Story), "dance photographs (Fame) and lively good points (Aladdin). each one access includes complete solid and creation credit, a listing of awards, heritage info, and a synopsis incorporating the musical numbers so as of visual appeal. Appendices itemize the "greatest musical" decisions of the yankee movie Institute and leisure Weekly journal.