Hollywood Singing and Dancing
The 1950s, The Golden Era of the MusicalDVD - 2009
Examines the history of Hollywood musical films. This program covers the 1950s, exploring how the post-war years were alive with bold experimentation. Later in the decade, rock & roll became the musical of choice for the younger generation and movie musicals followed suit. Highlights include films based on Broadway musicals like "The king and I," "Oklahoma!," "Carousel," and "South Pacific," and stars including Marilyn Monroe, Betty Grable, Esther Williams, Jane Powell, Judy Garland, Mitzi Gaynor, Leslie Caron, Doris Day, Debbie Reynolds, Elvis Presley, and Pat Boone.
Publisher: [North Hollywood, Calif.?] : Great Musical Treasures, c2009
Edition: Full screen
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.436578 HOLLYWOOD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 128 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in