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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1950s: The Golden Era of the Musical (2009)

During the 1950s, musical masterpieces that have yet to be equaled were produced in Cinemascope with stereophonic sound. These two episodes explore how the post-war years were alive with ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Allan Arkush ... Himself
Obba Babatundé ... Himself
Robert Banas Robert Banas ... Himself
Robert S. Birchard Robert S. Birchard ... Himself
Pat Boone ... Himself
Barry Bostwick ... Himself
Leslie Caron ... Herself
Drew Casper Drew Casper ... Himself
George Chakiris ... Himself
Marge Champion ... Herself
Carol Channing ... Herself
Bill Condon ... Himself
Beverly D'Angelo ... Herself
Arlene Dahl ... Herself
Nanette Fabray ... Herself
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During the 1950s, musical masterpieces that have yet to be equaled were produced in Cinemascope with stereophonic sound. These two episodes explore how the post-war years were alive with bold experimentation in musical film. Later in the decade, Rock & Roll became the musical choice of the younger generation and movie musicals followed suit. Highlights of this 2-part program include: Films based on smash Broadway musicals become the rage. A pretty starlet with no musical training named Marilyn Monroe takes the country by storm in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." With favorites from the previous decade continue to delight audiences: Rock & Roll films, songs and musical numbers. Written by Mark McLaughlin

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Great Musical Treasures See more »
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Color
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