Free Audible American Film MusicalAuthor Rick Altman –

American Film Musical a model of genre criticism and probably the best overall analysis of the film musical to date Journal of Popular Films and Television The American Film Musical is a truly admirable book which is well worth making a song and dance about It will immediately assume biblical authority for all who are seriously interested in the dream factory s most lavish fantasies, and it may even come to stand as a landmark in our understanding of Hollywood as a whole Altman s book is thorough, well informed and warmly good hud It has brought the study of musical films out of the dark ages Times Literary Supplement an important addition to both literature and film collections a landmark study Library Journal Altman s important study of the American film musical combines genre theory with film criticism and history Recommended Choice The American Film Musical is at once the most advanced statement on genre theory and the most complete treatment of the American musical Altman s unique interweaving of theory, history, and criticism represents an original and challenging contribution to film studies Illustrated with overframe enlargements and production stills

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