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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical (2008)

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Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1920s: The Dawn of the Hollywood Musical is a video starring Robert S. Birchard, Leslie Caron, and Carol Channing. The 1920s was a time of great change in Hollywood. This program tells the story of the advent of sound technology for movies and the emergence of talkies and musicals in Hollywood. While ... See full summary »

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The 1920s was a time of great change in Hollywood. This program tells the story of the advent of sound technology for movies and the emergence of talkies and musicals in Hollywood. While audiences cried out for more, the movie industry struggled to adapt to the strange new technology. The result was an explosion of movie musicals by the end of the decade. Written by Anonymous

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References Fox Movietone Follies of 1929 (1929) See more »

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Just One of Those Things
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Written by Cole Porter
Sung by Maurice Chevalier
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