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Destabilizing the Hollywood Musical: Music, Masculinity and Mayhem Kelly Kessler

Destabilizing the Hollywood Musical: Music, Masculinity and Mayhem

Kelly Kessler

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ISBN : 9780230230491
Hardcover
240 pages
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A critical survey of Hollywood film musicals from the 1960s to the present. This book examines how, in the post-studio system era, cultural, industrial and stylistic circumstances transformed this once happy-go-lucky genre into one both fluid andMoreA critical survey of Hollywood film musicals from the 1960s to the present. This book examines how, in the post-studio system era, cultural, industrial and stylistic circumstances transformed this once happy-go-lucky genre into one both fluid and cynical enough to embrace the likes of Rocky Horror and pave the way for Cannibal! and Moulin Rouge!.