Journals Higher Education

£18.49

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Published: 06 December 2012

280 Pages | 200 screen stills

235x156mm

ISBN: 9780199931750


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The Songs of Hollywood

Philip Furia and Laurie Patterson

  • Extremely well-illustrated with 200 film stills
  • Fascinating look at songs in both musical and dramatic films, the first book to cover both in one treatment
  • Argues for original film musicals over film adaptations of Broadway musicals, and takes the latter to task for being "stagey"
  • Concluding chapter celebrates Hollywood's innovations in recent years, past the "golden age"
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