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Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley

Author: Jeffrey Spivak
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, cop. 2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Buzz: The Life and Art of Busby Berkeley is a telling portrait of the filmmaker who revolutionized the musical and changed the world of choreography.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Busby Berkeley
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Spivak
ISBN: 9780813126449 0813126444
OCLC Number: 806324620
Description: 1 online resource (x, 367 p., [32] p. of plates :) : ill.
Contents: Prologue --
Actress and son --
In formation --
The show fixer --
A cyclopean vision --
The cinematerpsichorean --
The cancerous tire --
Post-traumatic inspiration --
Buzz's babes --
Art and audacity --
The stage debacle --
Inconsolable --
One last at bat --
Jumping, tapping, diving --
Out of sight --
The ringmaster --
Remember my forgotten director --
The figurehead --
The palmy days --
Epilogue --
On Busby Berkeley's memoirs --
Appendix : the works of Busby Berkeley.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Spivak.

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"Not only is Buzz the source material for [an] upcoming movie, but it's an invaluable resource on the ups and downs of Berkeley's life." -- Journeys In Classic Film ""[Spivak] writes the direct and Read more...

 
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