Item #261800 The Melody Lingers on: The Great Songwriters and Their Movie Musicals. Roy Hemming.

The Melody Lingers on: The Great Songwriters and Their Movie Musicals

Newmarket Press, January 1986. First Edition. Hardcover. Used - Very Good / Good. Item #261800
ISBN: 0937858579

Lavishly illustrated with 162 photos, this book covers 16 songwriters: Arlen, Berlin, Gershwin, Kern, McHugh, Porter, Rainger, Rodgers, Warren, Whiting, Brown, Carmichael, Loesser, Schwartz, Styne, and Van Heusen. Includes complete listings of over 800 movies and 200 songs.

"A buoyant book, that characterizes movie musicals at their best". -- Smithsonian Magazine.

First/first. Quarto. In dustjacket with curled/darkened edges. Darkening/foxing of jacket verso. Black cloth spine with silver lettering. Fading edges of boards. Blue paper covered boards. And blue end pages. Darkening/dust staining top textblock edge. [388 pp.]

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