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Powered by Music: Contemporary Film Musicals, Nordic Style

Ann-Kristin Wallengren

in Nordic Genre Film: Small Nation Film Cultures in the Global Marketplace

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780748693184
eISBN:
9781474412223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693184.003.0013
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

When thinking about Nordic cinema, the musical is not the first genre to come to mind. This holds true for the global audiences as well as for Nordic ones, nowadays and in retrospect. The film ... More


Pastoral Yearnings: Sirk and the Musical

Tom Ryan

in The Films of Douglas Sirk: Exquisite Ironies and Magnificent Obsessions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496817983
eISBN:
9781496822406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817983.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Sirk’s musicals exude an infectious sense of fun that isn’t customarily associated with his work in the US. Part of that fun is the playful knowingness that Sirk brings to them, consistent with the ... More


Footlight Parade: The New Deal on Screen

Harvey G. Cohen

in Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748699926
eISBN:
9781474426749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699926.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapters shows how the Warner Bros. movie, Footlight Parade, part of a trilogy of Great Depression made in 1933 and also featuring 42nd Street and Gold Diggers of 1933, epitomised the studio’s ... More


‘We’re Only Kids Now, But Someday …’: Hollywood Musicals and the Great Depression ‘Youth Crisis’

David Eldridge

in Hollywood and the Great Depression: American Film, Politics and Society in the 1930s

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748699926
eISBN:
9781474426749
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748699926.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A number of Hollywood social dramas had documented the ‘youth crisis’ of the Depression era – limited employment prospects, vagrancy, delinquency, deprival of normal childhood. MGM’s Babes in Arms ... More


Strains of Japonisme in Tin Pan Alley, on Broadway, and in the Parlor

W. Anthony Sheppard

in Extreme Exoticism: Japan in the American Musical Imagination

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190072704
eISBN:
9780190072735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190072704.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on the representation of Japan and the Japanese in American popular song and musical theater from 1860 to 1930. The representation of African Americans and of European immigrants ... More


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