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Musical

by jamshid
These are not all the Musical movies I`ve seen or i know, these`re the films i call them “Classic Hollywood Musicals”. the genre which Rick Altman (film genre scholar) has divided to four sub-genres: back stage musical (Footlight parade), fairy tale musical (wizard of oz), domestic musical (seven brides for seven brothers) and a mixture of fairy tale and domestic (brigadoon).. films stay out of my classification: - Bob Fosse ( Sweet chrity, Cabaret, All that jazz ) - Pawell and Pressburger ( Red shoes, Hoffman tales) - Alan parker ( Pink Floyd: The Wall, Fame, Evita ) - Jacques Demy ( Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort ) -… Read more

These are not all the Musical movies I`ve seen or i know, these`re the films i call them “Classic Hollywood Musicals”. the genre which Rick Altman (film genre scholar) has divided to four sub-genres: back stage musical (Footlight parade), fairy tale musical (wizard of oz), domestic musical (seven brides for seven brothers) and a mixture of fairy tale and domestic (brigadoon)..

films stay out of my classification:
- Bob Fosse ( Sweet chrity, Cabaret, All that jazz )
- Pawell and Pressburger ( Red shoes, Hoffman tales)
- Alan parker ( Pink Floyd: The Wall, Fame, Evita )
- Jacques Demy ( Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort )
- Carlos Saura ( Blood wedding, Carmen )
- Rob Marshall ( Chicago, Nine )
- Walt Disney Cartoons
- Documentries ( Last Waltz, Hard day`s night, Buena Vista Social Club )
- B Movies ( Rocky horror picture show )
- Experimental ( Pina )

- Topsy-Turvy
- French Cancan
- Sweeney Todd
- Nashvill
- Party Girl
- Dancer in the dark

My favorites:

1- Meet me in st. Louis 2- Pirate 3- Singing in the rain 4- On the town 5- Gentlemen prefer blondes Read less