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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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Cast

Credited cast:
Robert S. Birchard Robert S. Birchard ... Himself
Leslie Caron ... Herself
Carol Channing ... Herself
Rhonda Fleming ... Herself
Amanda Gari Amanda Gari ... Herself (as Amanda Abel)
Betty Garrett ... Herself
Dave Greim Dave Greim ... Himself
Joel Grey ... Himself
Shirley Jones ... Herself
John Kenrick ... Himself
Roy Liebman Roy Liebman ... Himself
A.C. Lyles ... Himself
Shirley MacLaine ... Herself
Michelle Malik Michelle Malik ... Herself
Rose Marie ... Herself
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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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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 January 2008 (USA) See more »

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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Features Good News (1924) See more »

Soundtracks

You're Always in My Arms
(uncredited)
Music by Harry Tierney
Lyrics by Joseph McCarthy
Performed by the chorus
Clip from Rio Rita (1929)
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