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Musicals in Film: A Guide to the Genre
Language: en
Pages: 449
Authors: Thomas S. Hischak
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-07 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This wide-ranging guide introduces (or reintroduces) readers to movie musicals past and present, enabling them to experience the development of this uniquely American art form—and discover films they'll love. • Shows how the genre developed over time, from the 1920s to the present • Shares fascinating insights about musicals with
Broadway Actors in Films, 1894Ð2015
Language: en
Pages: 316
Authors: Roy Liebman
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-06 - Publisher: McFarland

Many Broadway stars appeared in Hollywood cinema from its earliest days. Some were 19th century stage idols who reprised famous roles on film as early as 1894. One was born as early as 1829. Another was cast in the performance during which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated. One took her stage
Film, a Modern Art
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Aaron Sultanik
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Associated University Presses

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Women in Horror Films, 1930s
Language: en
Pages: 415
Authors: Gregory William Mank
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-09-15 - Publisher: McFarland

They had more in common than just a scream, whether they faced Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, the Mummy, Dr. Jekyll, Mr. Hyde, King Kong, the Wolf Man, or any of the other legendary Hollywood monsters. Some were even monsters themselves, such as Elsa Lanchester as the Bride, and Gloria Holden as
James Cagney Films of the 1930s
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: James L. Neibaur
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-03 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book provides a film-by-film look at the thirty-two movies James Cagney made during the 1930s, from his supporting role in Sinner’s Holiday (1930) to the end of the decade as an established star of Angels with Dirty Faces (1938) and The Roaring Twenties in 1939.