Hollywood Singing and Dancing

Hollywood Singing and Dancing

The 1940s, Stars, Stripes and Singing

DVD - 2009
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Examines the history of Hollywood musical films. This program covers the 1940s, when more than 550 movie musicals were produced. Highlighted stars include Frank Sinatra, Betty Grable, Rita Hayworth, Betty Hutton, June Haver, the Andrews Sisters, the Jivin' Jacks and Jills, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, and Lena Horne.
Publisher: [North Hollywood, Calif.?] : Great Musical Treasures, ©2009
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.436578 HOLLYWOOD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 133 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in


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Jun 01, 2017

The Golden Era of Hollywood Musicals continues into the 1940's. A plethora of classic song & dance sequences are present as well as some rarely seen low budget (but well sung) "Race" musicals. You are guaranteed to enjoy this and discover some forgotten gems.
Those who worked on these classic films share their memories and trivia about these productions.


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