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Hollywood Songsters: Singers Who Act and Actors Who Sing: A Biographical Dictionary / Edition 2
     

Hollywood Songsters: Singers Who Act and Actors Who Sing: A Biographical Dictionary / Edition 2

by James Parish, Michael Pitts
 

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ISBN-10: 0415937752

ISBN-13: 9780415937757

Pub. Date: 12/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters provides a detailed narrative-ranging from 2,000 to 5000

Overview

For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters provides a detailed narrative-ranging from 2,000 to 5000 words each-of the lives and careers of stars forever etched in our memories. Each description is informative, engaging, and fun, yet the scrupulous attention to detail and accuracy ensures that even the most knowledgeable scholar will learn something new. Each entry includes a filmography, discography (of both albums and CDs), Broadway appearances, radio work, television appearances and series,and a full-page photo of the subject. A complete index of names of performers, films, and songs rounds out the work. This is the ideal reference work for everyone one from the mildly curious to the hard-core fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415937757
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/2002
Edition description:
2ND
Pages:
1000
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 11.90(h) x 4.10(d)

Table of Contents

Author's Note
Key to Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
The Hollywood Songsters (entries listed alphabetically)
About the Authors
Index

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