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American Musical Theater: 1800's to 1960's: Pt3. The Twenties and the Thirties

Contents: Irene (1920). Sally. Shuffle along. Lady be good (1924). Bombo.Music Box revues (1921). Rose-Marie (1924). Student Prince. Showboat(1927). Of thee I sing (1931). Porgy and Bess (1935). Pins and needles(1937). Cradle will rock. Anything goes. Jumbo (1935). Babes in arms.
Presents a chronicle of the evolution of the American musical theater usingcontemporary visuals and original recordings. An engaging chronicle of themusical stage, it covers the minstrel and variety shows of the 19th century,the growth of the theater of social significance in the 20's and 30's, continueddevelopments through the 1960's and the careers of major composers andproducers of the era. 61 min.