Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History

Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History

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Director: Mark McLaughlin

Cast: Mark McLaughlin, Shirley Jones

     
 
The documentary Hollywood Singing & Dancing takes an extensive and celebratory look at the history of the Hollywood musical, as well as all singing and dancing on screen. Beginning with the now classic Busby Berkley features, and moving on through the decades to the recent slew of successful musical films like Dreamgirls, the film surveys the cinematic

Overview

The documentary Hollywood Singing & Dancing takes an extensive and celebratory look at the history of the Hollywood musical, as well as all singing and dancing on screen. Beginning with the now classic Busby Berkley features, and moving on through the decades to the recent slew of successful musical films like Dreamgirls, the film surveys the cinematic musical experience both past and present.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/14/2008
UPC:
0089835227097
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
NR
Source:
Great Musical Treasu
Region Code:
0
Time:
3:48:00

Special Features

Q&A session with Shirley Jones and director Mark McLaughlin; Unedited interviews with many of the stars telling interesting tid-bits about the films and their co-stars; She Learned About Dames - a rare promotional short for the feature; 1963 interview with Ruby Keeler; Betty Grable leading a cast of dancing damsels in I'll Be Marching to a Love Song from 1945; Newsreel reporting the NY charity premiere of The Kid and I; Khrushchev in Hollywood; The World of Oliver; Beyond the Scenes footage of Julie Andrews from Thoroughly Modern Millie and newsreel of the NY premiere of the movie; Interview with Richard Harris at the premiere of Camelot

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Disc #1 -- Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History
1. Something That Musicals Do [1:54]
2. Dawn of an Era [9:17]
3. The 1940s: Rallying The Country [6:20]
4. The Majestic MGM [5:41]
5. The 1950s - A Golden Age [23:58]
6. The End of an Era [17:27]
7. Bob Fosse and The 1970s [22:27]
8. "Musicals" Was a Dirty Wood [5:26]
9. Musicals in the New Millenium [10:58]
10. Epilogue [4:06]

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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
If you are a fan of Hollywood Musicals, you will love this DVD. I enjoyed the background information given by the stars themselves. Interesting to note the changes in the musicals from era to era. A great DVD!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh, what can I say about this DVD except that it's GREAT!!!! I love musicals and this DVD brings the viewer a great view of the best of the best of Hollywood's greatest musicals! "Chicago", "Cabaret", "Oklahoma", "Carousel" and much much more! Sit back, relax and enjoy the wonder of the greatest musicals and the greatest musical stars such as Shirley Jones, Liza Minnelli, Gene Kelly and more. Run out and buy it! You'll love it!