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They made us happy Betty Comden and Adolph Green's musicals and movies

Author: Andy Propst
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press © 2019 [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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They Made Us Happy is the first book to tell the full story of the extraordinary careers and lives of two of Broadway's and Hollywood's most gifted writing teams: Betty Comden and Adolph Green,  Read more...

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Named Person: Betty Comden; Adolph Green
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andy Propst
ISBN: 9780190630935 0190630930
OCLC Number: 1129119606
Notes: Literaturverzeichnis: Seite 247-251
Description: x, 272 Seiten, 8 ungezählte Seiten Illustrationen 25 cm
Contents: PrefaceChapter 1 - Childhood DreamsChapter 2 - The Revuers Emerge, Soar, and CoastChapter 3 - Taking the Town Chapter 4 - Turning to the 1920sChapter 5 - Theatrical Disaster... Cinematic Success Chapter 6 - Broadway to Hollywood and Back AgainChapter 7 - Turning Back the Clock Chapter 8 - Theatrical Adventures On Screen and On and Off Stage Chapter 9 - Serious Screen Fare, but Flying High on StageChapter 10 - Hollywood Passes, Broadway Says 'Yes' Chapter 11 - Throwing a Stage Party and a Cinematic Revel Chapter 12 - A Movie, Some TV EL and Jukeboxes Chapter 13 - Writing a Darker Musical Fairy Tale Chapter 14 - Stage and Screen Confections ... and Something a Little Deeper Chapter 15 - Part of the Times, Personally and ProfessionallyChapter 16 - Going Backstage, Then Getting Nostalgic [Chapter 17 - Returning (Artistically) to the 1930s Chapter 18 - Ten Years of Performing and Writing Chapter 19 - A Follies Finish and Farewell BibliographyIndex
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Thank you, Andy Propst, for the memories and for the history and revelations about these two remarkable artists and their time. They Made Us Happy made me so happy! * Penny Fuller, Actor * Andy Read more...

 
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