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Singing Paris: The City of Lights in 20th-Century French Music.

Author: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
Publisher: Lawrenceville, NJ : Films Media Group ; Orangeville, ON : McIntyre Media [distributor] 2009
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Songs about a certain time and place are more than sentimental musings-they also serve as departure points for cultural and sociological studies. This program uses popular 20th-century French music to explore the rich character and modern-era development of Paris. Juxtaposing commentary from French scholars, performers, and business leaders with classic recordings by Edith Piaf, Brigitte Bardot, Maurice Chevalier,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Insomnia Film (Firm), 2010
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Films on Demand.; Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 695008290
Notes: Title from resource description page (viewed Dec. 08, 2010).
"Songs about a certain time and place are more than sentimental musings-they also serve as departure points for cultural and sociological studies. This program uses popular 20th-century French music to explore the rich character and modern-era development of Paris. Juxtaposing commentary from French scholars, performers, and business leaders with classic recordings by Edith Piaf, Brigitte Bardot, Maurice Chevalier, and other artists, the film sheds light on the evolution of Paris and its component districts since the early 1900s. It also examines the special qualities that have made Paris a hub of art and fashion for centuries and the specific ways in which both Parisians and foreigners view the city. Contains brief nudity. DVD version contains optional English subtitles. Not available in French-speaking Canada. (52 minutes)."
Description: 1 streaming video (52 min.)
Details: Mode of access: Internet.
Contents: Paris and the Seine (3:21) --
Seine as Place for Entertainment (4:05) --
How French Is Paris? (2:44) --
Paris: Champs-lyses (3:56) --
Working-Class Parisians (4:00) --
Old Paris (4:52) --
Bohemian Paris: Montmartre (5:06) --
Bohemian Paris: Montparnasse (3:22) --
Paris Night Life: Pigalle (7:29) --
Paris Music Halls (3:50) --
Paris in the Morning/ Les Halles (6:53).

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Songs about a certain time and place are more than sentimental musings-they also serve as departure points for cultural and sociological studies. This program uses popular 20th-century French music to explore the rich character and modern-era development of Paris. Juxtaposing commentary from French scholars, performers, and business leaders with classic recordings by Edith Piaf, Brigitte Bardot, Maurice Chevalier, and other artists, the film sheds light on the evolution of Paris and its component districts since the early 1900s. It also examines the special qualities that have made Paris a hub of art and fashion for centuries and the specific ways in which both Parisians and foreigners view the city.

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