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All talking! all singing! all dancing!

John Springer

All talking! all singing! all dancing!

a pictorial history of the movie musical

by John Springer

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Published by Citadel Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moving-pictures, Musical -- History and criticism -- Pictorial works.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJohn Springer ; Introdion by GeneKelly.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination256 p. :
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19772137M

    What happened to the Swedish version is a complete mystery. The dance Fosse concocted stopped the show, bringing him his first full choreographic assignment on Broadway in "The Pajama Game", and Fosse, subsequently, insisted that Haney be brought to Broadway to dance a minor role. The torn ankle ligaments Haney suffered one month into the show is also popular showbiz folklore, as her absence from the show brought understudy Shirley MacLaine into the limelight, as well as the attention of Hollywood producer Hal B. He ordered Rapf to "pump some story values into the picture". We then get to hear Elisa sing for the first time and I have to say that I'm not particularly keen on her voice.

    William A. Its blend of youthfulness, wholesome entertainment, emotional quotients and strong melodies lured family audiences back to the big screen. Anyway, The Swedish version of Paramount On Parade was definitely made and shown here but flopped hard. He casually mentioned that he recently acquired all the soundtrack disks for Colleen Moore's Why Be Goodand said something to the effect that "unfortunately, this is a lost film.

    Rapf had an idea to take the musical revue to the next level by making the most grandiose revue ever made. Colleen divorced John McCormick in The project was quickly renamed Hollywood Party, released the following year and is a completely different story. What happened to the Swedish version is a complete mystery.


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All talking! all singing! all dancing! book

Double click on the images for a larger view. As Paramount had seen the mistakes made by the others their revue is All talking! all singing! all dancing! book the one that holds up best. Not much is written about it anywhere and the sparse information given in various sources is often quite confusing or mixed up.

The three Khans have had successful careers since the late s, [39] and have dominated the Indian box office since the s, [41] across three decades. Seiter was to direct it. Sadly, only half of the number survives, found by researchers in the Technicolor lab in the mid 70's. My main interest is to locate all the "Swedish" footage.

This behavior so impressed the Paramount executives that he was soon allowed to shoot stuff for his own use while he had the technology at hand. Colleen was the biggest star of the studio but her contract also granted her complete control and the possibility to refuse to talk on film if she felt like it, she had at least no contractual obligation to comply with this request.

Then there's Lydia's involvement surely with so much riding on tis show she would have already been involved with the dance numbers and supporting Jesse as the director but here we see Paul having to buy her lunch so he can ask her for a favour of coaching the tap number.

Haney got her chance at dancing stardom later on at MGM, when she was teamed up with a young fellow, named Bob Fossein a movie called Kiss Me Kate Films from Germany and the U. Kapoor and Kumar are among the greatest and most influential movie stars in the history of Indian cinema[12] [13] while Nargis is one of its greatest actresses.

We should be grateful that these two films have survived at all. Soviet musical film under Stalin[ edit ] Unlike the musical films of Hollywood and Bollywood, popularly identified with escapism, the Soviet musical was first and foremost a form of propaganda.

It won the Oscar for Best Picture I have included the opening spread for The Broadway Melody, two pages showing a typical text and images layout, all the on and off screen couple images, and some ads. The film was the first all talking, all singing, all dancing motion picture.

Haney was a complete smash in her first all-talking, all-singing, all-dancing major Broadway role having not uttered a word previously in any of her film appearancesand won the critics' acclaim as well as a Tony for her efforts. Martin proved to be an outstanding teacher, becoming Senior Lecturer in Graphic Design in and Head of the Department of Graphic Arts from until his retirement in Films were widely popular in the s, but it was foreign cinema that dominated the Soviet filmgoing market.

In Paramount had approached Ernst Rolf, the Swedish king of entertainment since almost 20 years. Early sound films s—s [ edit ] Melodrama and romance are common ingredients to Bollywood films. British band leader Jack Hylton once said he had only met one true entertainment genius in his life, that genius was Ernst Rolf.

One could easily say he had a bath-fetish. I don't think this number ever was filmed though. In the case of Why Be Good, there is the added attraction of Jean Harlow as a prominent dress extra seen making out with a guy on a couchand a super musical score with top jazz musicians of the period.

The March Of Time, the no expenses saved MGM musical spectacular of that was to be the most grandiose of the early musical revues but for various reasons was abandoned. This version is the one doing the rounds among collectors today. He casually mentioned that he recently acquired all the soundtrack disks for Colleen Moore's Why Be Goodand said something to the effect that "unfortunately, this is a lost film.

Upplagd av Jonas Nordin kl. Madam Satan sets out as a bedroom farce with a lot of slamming doors and hiding under beds, and as such it's quite amusing. I know where it is! Well home again, work on Why Be Good started immediately. All of this material was shot in the fall of and for many of the veteran performers it was the first and only time they stood in front of a camera.From the advertising posters used to promote the film The Broadway Melody – Hollywood’s first all-talking musical (as opposed to partially talking, partially silent) – which proclaimed the film to be “All Talking All Singing All Dancing” – see film poster.

In full, the poster reads. "All Singing, All Dancing" is the eleventh episode of The Simpsons' ninth season. It originally aired on the Fox network in the United States on January 4, In the fourth clip show aired by The Simpsons, Homer claims he hates singing, so Marge shows family videos of musical numbers from the previous seasons of the atlasbowling.comonally, the episode itself takes the form of a sung-through Written by: Steve O'Donnell.

All Talking, All Singing, All Dancing Synopsis With Jesse as director the school puts on a lavish s Musical in order to win a competition but as costs spiral out of. Definition of all-singing, all-dancing in the Idioms Dictionary.

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all-singing, all-dancing phrase. What does all-singing, all-dancing expression mean? (), described as `all talking, all singing, all dancing'. all-singing, all-dancing with every possible attribute; able to perform any necessary function. With Philip Jenkinson, Al Jolson, Irene Dunne, Fred Astaire.

Nov 24,  · Colleen’s voice recorded just fine and was indeed considered suitable for talkies. However, she still had to go to a voice coach and even take singing lessons like everyone else who wanted to be a star of talking pictures. The coming of talkies was clearly a way of the studios to clean out all sorts of disadvantages and put pressure on their.