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Hollywood songsters : singers who act and actors who sing : a biographical dictionary

Author: James Robert Parish; Michael R Pitts
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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For fans of musicals, singing, Hollywood history, and the lives of stars, no other work equals this new three-volume reference to the on- and off-camera careers of more than 100 performers who made major contributions to the American screen musical. From June Allyson to Mae West, Hollwood Songsters provides a detailed narrative-ranging from 2,000 to 5000 words each-of the lives and careers of stars forever etched in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parish, James Robert.
Hollywood songsters.
New York : Routledge, 2003
(OCoLC)692615594
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Robert Parish; Michael R Pitts
ISBN: 0415937752 9780415937757 0415943329 9780415943321 0415943337 9780415943338 0415943345 9780415943345
OCLC Number: 50748059
Notes: Originally published: New York : Garland Pub, 1991. Updated and expanded ed.
Description: 3 volumes : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: v. 1. Allyson to Funicello --
v. 2. Garland to O'Connor --
v. 3. Parton to West.
Responsibility: James Robert Parish and Michael R. Pitts.
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This completely revised second edition consists of over 100 biographies of the musical stars of Hollywood, from the earliest 'talkies' to today. Each entry offers full biographical information and a  Read more...

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