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Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York, New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages440
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25426573M
ISBN 100394516540

  Fred Astaire - Songs From the Movies s & 40s (Past Perfect) [Full Album] Various Artists. Daddy Long Legs () is a Hollywood musical comedy film set in France, New York City, and the fictional college town of Walston, film was directed by Jean Negulesco, and stars Fred Astaire, Leslie Caron, Terry Moore, Fred Clark, and Thelma Ritter, with music and lyrics by Johnny screenplay was written by Phoebe Ephron and Henry Ephron, loosely based on the Music by: Alex North (ballet music).

The Band Wagon is a American musical-comedy film directed by Vincente Minnelli, starring Fred Astaire and Cyd tells the story of an aging musical star who hopes a Broadway show will restart his career. However, the play's director wants to make it a pretentious retelling of the Faust legend and brings in a prima ballerina who clashes with the by: Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz. Bill Adler. Fred Astaire. New York: Carroll & Graf, Edward Gallafent. Astaire and Rogers. New York: Columbia University Press,

  In this Swing Time clip, Lucky, Astaire, saves Penny's, Rogers, job by showing how much she has taught him. The first true dance number with the two, the other being with Fred fumbling and.   Fred Astaire and Bob Hope present the Academy Awards for Documentary Feature to Bernard Chevry for Arthur Rubinstein - The Love of Life, and .


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A wonderful book with loads of pictures. Read more. 3 people found this by: This book is the most authoritative and comprehensive look at Astaire's dancing films.

Exhaustive in detail and extremely well written. I'd give it 5 stars but the reproduction of the photographs (particularly the black and white) are not as clean as the original edition/5. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. An American woman travels to England to seek a divorce from her absentee husband, where she meets - and falls for - a dashing performer.

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Its frame pictures have been recaptured in far higher quality than in the original, and those from color films File Size: 21KB. Originally published in by Alfred A. Knopf, this book furnishes a detailed assessment of each of Astaire’s 31 musical films and analysis of each musical number.

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Astaire's mother was born in the United States, to Lutheran German emigrants from East Prussia and e's father was born in Linz, Austria, to Jewish parents who had converted to Roman Catholicism.

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Biblio Bookstore Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films--Mueller - Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films--John Mueller Digitally Remastered. With over images now in color. Originally published in by Alfred A. Knopf, this book furnishes a detailed assessment of each of Astaire's 31 musical films and analysis of each musical number.

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John Mueller's extraordinary Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films () is the essential monument of Astaire scholarship. Mueller's meticulous parsing of every dance number in every film provides uniformly detailed coverage of Astaire's cinematic output, and his introductory chapter remains the best summary of the facts of Astaire's career.

Fred Astaire is considered to be one of the greatest American dancers. His major career was in films and so has been preserved. Mueller, professor of film studies, attempts to show Astaire's brilliance through a combination of stills and frame enlargements Author: John E.

Mueller. Career at RKO. Astaire and Rogers were first paired together in the movie Flying Down to were cast in supporting roles, with fifth and fourth billing, respectively, but their performance in the "Carioca" number was the highlight of the film, and RKO Radio Pictures was eager to capitalize on their popularity.

InAstaire and Rogers made the musical movie The Gay Divorcee. Wings Books. Mueller, John. Astaire Dancing: The Musical Films.

NY: Wings Books, pp. Indexed. Square 4to. 1/4 black cloth with gilt lettering. Book condition: Very good with lightly bumped spine and a red remainder dot on top edge. Dust Jacket Condition: Good with a chip missing from head of spine and a small, closed tear in front panel.

One of the most satisfying, rich and witty film books ever written, with superb commentaries on all of Astaire's 31 musicals and elaborate frame enlargements (2, in all) that pin down each step or gesture.

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