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M-G-M's greatest musicals : the Arthur Freed unit

Author: Hugh Fordin
Publisher: New York : Da Capo Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st Da Capo Press edView all editions and formats
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M-G-M's Greatest Musicals (originally published as The World of Entertainment! Hollywood's Greatest Musicals) is not a biography of Arthur Freed (1894-1973), producer of the most outstanding series of musicals in motion picture history, but a turbulent, behind-the-scenes, film-by-film account of the making of his movies (which, to the exclusion of all else, were his life). From 1940 to 1970, under the auspices of
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Fordin, Hugh, 1935-
M-G-M's greatest musicals.
New York : Da Capo Press, 1996
(OCoLC)606021319
Named Person: Arthur Freed
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hugh Fordin
ISBN: 0306807300 9780306807305
OCLC Number: 34677177
Notes: "An unabridged republication of the edition first published in New York in 1975 under the title The world of entertainment! Hollwood's greatest musicals"--T.p. verso.
Description: x, 566 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: * The Wizard of Oz / Babes In Arms * Strike Up the Band / Little Nellie Kelly / Lady Be Good / Babes on Broadway / Panama Hattie * For Me and My Gal / Cabin in the Sky / Du Barry Was a Lady / Best Foot Forward / Girl Crazy * Meet Me in St. Louis * Ziegfield Follies / The Clock / The Harvey Girls / Yolanda and the Thief * Till the Clouds Roll By / Summer Holiday / St. Louis Woman / The Pirate / Good News * Easter Parade / Words and Music / Take Me Out to the Ball Game / The Barkleys of Broadway / Any Number Can Play * Annie Get Your Gun / Crisis / Pagan Love Song / Royal Wedding * An American in Paris / Show Boat * Singin in the Rain / The Belle of New York * Invitation to the Dance * The Band Wagon * Brigadoon / Its Always Fair Weather / Kismet / Silk Stockings * Gigi * The Subterraneans / Bells Are Ringing / Light in the Piazza / The Fall of the Empire
Other Titles: World of entertainment!
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's greatest musicals
Responsibility: by Hugh Fordin.
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