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Singin' in the rain : the making of an American masterpiece

Author: Earl J Hess; Pratibha A Dabholkar
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first comprehensive history of one of the greatest, most famous, and most "American" of all American films. Compulsively readable, richly biographical, and full of anecdotes on the set and behind  Read more...

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Named Person: Arthur Freed; Betty Comden; Adolph Green; Roger Edens; Debbie Reynolds; Gene Kelly; Donald O'Connor; Cyd Charisse; Jean Hagen; Millard Mitchell
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Earl J Hess; Pratibha A Dabholkar
ISBN: 9780700616565 070061656X 9780700617579 0700617574
OCLC Number: 291908067
Description: xii, 330 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: All we were told was to write a movie --
The reason we had such good musicals --
Out of thin air you make a moment dance --
Their feet do all the work --
Come on with the rain --
Everything but dancing --
Gotta dance! --
Best musical comedy I've seen --
You dance love, and you dance joy, and you dance dreams --
Legacy.
Responsibility: Earl J. Hess and Pratibha A. Dabholkar.

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"There is no movie musical more fun than Singin' in the Rain, and few that remain as fresh over the years.... It is a transcendent experience, and no one who loves movies can afford to miss it. - Read more...

 
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