The great American band wagon

  • 263 Pages
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  • English
Garden City Pub. Co. , Garden City, N. Y
National characteristics, American, United States -- Social conditions, United States -- Description and t
Statementby Charles Merz; decorations by Howard W. Willard.
SeriesA Star book
LC ClassificationsE169 .M54
The Physical Object
Pagination263 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23373731M

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The performances of The Band Wagon on the American Classics Musicals in Concert series were the first revival of this revue, long considered one of the best ever written. InThe Band Wagon, under producer Max Gordon.

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Directed by Vincente Minnelli. With Fred Astaire, Cyd Charisse, Oscar Levant, Nanette Fabray. A pretentiously artistic director is hired for a new Broadway musical and changes it /10(K).

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The triumphant result and overall impact of The Band Wagon justified the long, arduous, and expensive production. Most historians consider the film to be one of Minnelli's two or three masterpieces. It is my second-favorite musical of his, after Meet Me in St. Louis. The Band Wagon, West Hamlin, West Virginia.

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