David Parkinson - Alfred Music Publishing
The perfect companion to cinema's most spectacular genre, "The Rough Guide to Film Musicals" reveals how an escapist entertainment became Hollywood's most ingenious art form. From such enduring classics as "Singin' in the Rain" and "West Side Story" to recent successes like "Evita" and "Chicago," this book reviews 50 essential musicals, including several forgotten gems. There are profiles of musical icons such as Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, and George Gershwin and details of musicals from around the world.
Copyright: Van Nuys, CA: Alfred Publishing, Inc. ©2009