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Musical film

Use for: Movie musical, Musical comedy

  • Motion picture whose plot is structured around segments featuring combinations of music, song, and dance, with roots in stage musicals and operettas, revues, and vaudeville.
Swing Time (motion picture)
  • Adapted from "Portrait of John Garnett" by Erwin S. Gelsey. Directed by George Stevens. Screenplay by Howard Lindsey and Allan Scott. Released September 4, 1936. Starred Fred Astaire (Lucky Garnett) and Ginger Rogers (Penny Carroll). Also featured Betty Furness and Victor Moore. Song music written by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by Dorothy Fields.
Shall We Dance (motion picture, 1937)
  • Directed by Mark Sandrich. Screenplay by Allan Scott and Ernest Pagano. Released May 7, 1937. Starred Fred Astaire (Petrov Peters) and Ginger Rogers (Linda Keene). Also featured Edward Everett Horton. Song music written by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin.
20th century American music 2
Lyricists--United States 1
Jazz--1921-1930 2
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