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Musicals 101 (Part FIve): Busby Berkeley

  Musicals 101: Busby Berkeley, King of the Backstage Musical It’s only a slight exaggeration when I say that Busby Berkley invented the backstage musical. Sure, the genre existed before he entered the moving picture scene, but it was Berkeley … Continue reading

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Classic Movie Countdown: Best Picture #’s 40 and 39 — Cavalcade (1933) and The Broadway Melody of 1929 (1929)

40. Cavalcade (1933) Other Nominated Films: 42nd Street, A Farewell to Arms, I Am a Fugitive from a Chain Gang, Lady for a Day, Little Women, The Private Life of Henry VIII, She Done Him Wrong, Smilin’ Through, State Fair At the … Continue reading

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