Movie Song Catalog: Performers and Supporting Crew for the Songs Sung in 1460 Musical and Nonmusical Films, 1928-1988

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An exhaustive reference volume to the thousands of songs, songwriters and performers in 1,460 American and British films (musical and nonmusical) since the advent of the talkie in 1928.

Listed alphabetically by film title, each entry provides full production information on the movie, including the country of origin, year of release, running time, director, musical director, musical score, studio, producer, orchestra or bands featured, music backup, vocalist, (dubber who sang on ...

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Overview

An exhaustive reference volume to the thousands of songs, songwriters and performers in 1,460 American and British films (musical and nonmusical) since the advent of the talkie in 1928.

Listed alphabetically by film title, each entry provides full production information on the movie, including the country of origin, year of release, running time, director, musical director, musical score, studio, producer, orchestra or bands featured, music backup, vocalist, (dubber who sang on the soundtrack), and performers. Each song title in the main entry is followed by the name of the performer, lyricist, composer, and, when appropriate, arranger."

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Encompassing both British and American films, entries are listed alphabetically by film title, and include full production information. Songs enumerated for each film are accompanied by performer's, lyricist's, and composer's names, and brief reviews of the period are often noted. Offers indexes by song, performer, and songwriter, and a painless way to discover who was really singing for your favorite tone-deaf star. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786467211
  • Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
  • Publication date: 9/28/2011
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 397
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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Ruth Benjamin is a professional writer and lives in New York.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 13, 2001

    a singular source

    the most complete source of popular music - songs - and their relationship to motion pictures.

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