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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (2008)

The 1920s was a time of great change in Hollywood. This program tells the story of the advent of sound technology for movies and the emergence of talkies and musicals in Hollywood. While ... See full summary »

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Phillip Dye

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Phillip Dye
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Credited cast:
Robert S. Birchard Robert S. Birchard ... Self
Leslie Caron ... Self
Carol Channing ... Self
Rhonda Fleming ... Self
Amanda Gari ... Self (as Amanda Abel)
Betty Garrett ... Self
Dave Greim Dave Greim ... Self
Joel Grey ... Self
Shirley Jones ... Self
John Kenrick ... Self
Roy Liebman Roy Liebman ... Self
A.C. Lyles ... Self
Shirley MacLaine ... Self
Michelle Malik Michelle Malik ... Self
Rose Marie ... Self
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The 1920s was a time of great change in Hollywood. This program tells the story of the advent of sound technology for movies and the emergence of talkies and musicals in Hollywood. While audiences cried out for more, the movie industry struggled to adapt to the strange new technology. The result was an explosion of movie musicals by the end of the decade. Written by Anonymous

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Features Witt & Berg (1926) See more »

Soundtracks

My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night
(uncredited)
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Chico Marx, Groucho Marx and Zeppo Marx
Clip from Animal Crackers (1930)
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

New York City, New York, USA See more »

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