Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

This title combines prose with scholarship to provide the complete inside story of how 'Singin' in the Rain' was made, marketed, and received.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Earl J. Hess
Publisher :
Release : 2009
Total Pages : 331 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132284998


Singing In The Rain

Singing In The Rain

"I'm singing in the rain,Just singing in the rain.What a glorious feeling.I'm happy again!"Based on the classic song, this beautifully illustrated picture book celebrates rain and all its fun. Jump in puddles, raise umbrellas, and dance with joy through the pages of this gorgeous story. Sweet and positive in its message, with bright, eye-catching art, this book is an uplifting celebrationof rain! ''Singing in the Rain" is one of the world's best-loved songs and the centrepiece of one of my favourite films. I love the song's positive message, and the iconic sequence of Gene Kelly dancing in the rain always raises a smile. As adults we tend to think of rain as an inconvenience rather than thejoyous thing that it is. Next time it rains, step outside, feel the rain on your face, and give the clouds up above your biggest smile!'

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Author : Tim Hopgood
Publisher :
Release : 2017-09
Total Pages : 32 Pages
ISBN : 0192746367


Signs And Meaning In The Cinema

Signs And Meaning In The Cinema

First published in 1969, Signs and Meaning in the Cinema transformed the emerging discipline of film studies. Remarkably eclectic and informed, Peter Wollen's highly influential and groundbreaking work remains a brilliant and accessible theorisation of film as an art form and as a sign system. The book is divided into three main sections. The first explores the work of Sergei Eisenstein as film-maker, designer and aesthetician. The second, which contains a celebrated comparison of the films of John Ford and Howard Hawks, is an exposition and defence of the auteur theory. The third formulates a semiology of the cinema, invoking cinema as an exemplary test-case for comparative aesthetics and general theories of signification. Wollen's Conclusion argues for an avant-garde cinema, bringing post-structuralist ideas into his discussion of Godard and other contemporaries. Published as part of the BFI Silver series, this fifth edition features a new foreword by film theorist David Rodowick and brings together material from the four previous editions, inviting the reader to trace the development of Wollen's thinking, and the unfolding of the discourse of cinema.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Peter Wollen
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2019-07-25
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781838718190


Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 Timeless Hits And Popular Favorites

Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 Timeless Hits And Popular Favorites

(Faber Piano Adventures ). The appeal of popular music spans generations and genres. In this collection of 27 hits, enjoy folk tunes like "Ashokan Farewell" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water," movie themes from James Bond and Batman , Broadway numbers from Evita and A Little Night Music , and chart-toppers performed by Michael Jackson, Adele, Billy Joel, and more. Adult Piano Adventures Popular Book 2 provides this variety, yet with accessible arrangements for the progressing pianist. Students may advance through the book alongside method studies, or jump to all their favorites. Optional chord symbols above the staff guide understanding and personal expression.

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Genre : Music
Author : Nancy Faber
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Release : 2017-02-01
Total Pages : 80 Pages
ISBN : 9781616779214


Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

Sixty years after its release, Singin' in the Rain (1951) remains one of the best loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never received its fair share of critical analysis. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is undeniable. Acknowledged less often is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen's illuminating study of Singin' in the Rain does justice to this complex film. In a brilliant shot-by-shot analysis of the famous title number, he shows how skilfully Kelly weaves the dance and musical elements into the narrative, successfully combining two distinctive traditions within American Dance: tap and ballet. At the time of the film's production, its scriptwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and indeed Kelly himself, were all under threat from McCarthyism. Wollen describes how the fallout from blacklisting curtailed the careers of many of those who worked on the film and argues convincingly that the film represents the high point in their careers. In his foreword to this special edition, published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the BFI Film Classics series, Geoff Andrew looks at the film's legacy and celebrates the passion, lucidity and originality of Wollen's analysis. Summing up its enduring appeal, Andrew writes: 'Singin' in the Rain isn't just a musical, it's a movie about the movies.'

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Genre : Art
Author : Geoff Andrew
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2012-07-30
Total Pages : 88 Pages
ISBN : 9781844577071


Singing In The Rain

Singing In The Rain

Sukhiya Kaka from Bituana was a famous singer. This is the story about the day he met Dinoo the dinosaur, who turned out to be his biggest fan. Find out what escapades these two get up to when they finally meet! 'Singing in the Rain' is translated by Manisha Chaudhry, Mala Kumar. Released under CC BY 4.0 license. Based on Original story: 'बारिश में क्या गाएँ ?', by Manisha Chaudhry, Mala Kumar. © Pratham Books , 2015. Some rights reserved. Released under CC BY 4.0 license. This story has been inspired by an entry to the #6FrameStoryChallenge, an illustration campaign conducted by Pratham Books. The illustrations in this book were created by one of the judges of the #6FrameStoryChallenge contest.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Manisha Chaudhry
Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
Release : 2021-12-03
Total Pages : 9 Pages
ISBN : 9788728057636


Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

Sixty years after its release, Singin' in the Rain (1951) remains one of the best loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never received its fair share of critical analysis. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is undeniable. Acknowledged less often is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen's illuminating study of Singin' in the Rain does justice to this complex film. In a brilliant shot-by-shot analysis of the famous title number, he shows how skilfully Kelly weaves the dance and musical elements into the narrative, successfully combining two distinctive traditions within American Dance: tap and ballet. At the time of the film's production, its scriptwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and indeed Kelly himself, were all under threat from McCarthyism. Wollen describes how the fallout from blacklisting curtailed the careers of many of those who worked on the film and argues convincingly that the film represents the high point in their careers. In his foreword to this special edition, published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the BFI Film Classics series, Geoff Andrew looks at the film's legacy and celebrates the passion, lucidity and originality of Wollen's analysis. Summing up its enduring appeal, Andrew writes: 'Singin' in the Rain isn't just a musical, it's a movie about the movies.'

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Peter Wollen
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
Release : 2019-07-25
Total Pages : 88 Pages
ISBN : 9781838718237


Singin In The Rain

Singin In The Rain

Sixty years after its release, Singin' in the Rain (1951) remains one of the best loved films ever made. Yet despite dazzling success with the public, it never received its fair share of critical analysis. Gene Kelly's genius as a performer is undeniable. Acknowledged less often is his innovatory contribution as director. Peter Wollen's illuminating study of Singin' in the Rain does justice to this complex film. In a brilliant shot-by-shot analysis of the famous title number, he shows how skilfully Kelly weaves the dance and musical elements into the narrative, successfully combining two distinctive traditions within American Dance: tap and ballet. At the time of the film's production, its scriptwriters Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and indeed Kelly himself, were all under threat from McCarthyism. Wollen describes how the fallout from blacklisting curtailed the careers of many of those who worked on the film and argues convincingly that the film represents the high point in their careers. In his foreword to this special edition, published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the BFI Film Classics series, Geoff Andrew looks at the film's legacy and celebrates the passion, lucidity and originality of Wollen's analysis. Summing up its enduring appeal, Andrew writes: 'Singin' in the Rain isn't just a musical, it's a movie about the movies.'

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Genre : Art
Author : Geoff Andrew
Publisher : British Film Institute
Release : 2012-09-04
Total Pages : 88 Pages
ISBN : 1844575144


The Sound Of Music

The Sound Of Music

The much-loved tale of Maria and the von Trapp family is magically brought to life in this spectacular pop-up format. Based on the classic musical, this pop-up book transports the reader from the peaceful abbey to the lush green hills and breathtaking Austrian Alps. With intricate visual pops and lyrics from some of the memorable songs, such as 'My Favourite Things', 'Edelweiss', and 'Do-Re-Mi', The Sound of Music pop-up is sure to become a favourite thing in any family's library.

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Genre : Musicals
Author : Bert Fink
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
Release : 2009-09-01
Total Pages : 14 Pages
ISBN : 1847383718


American Film Musical Themes And Forms

American Film Musical Themes And Forms

The musical has been called "the most popular form of entertainment in the world." This work examines the subjects, themes, and contemporary relevance of Hollywood musicals through their long popularity, placing each show in historical and political context and analyzing it in detail. A chapter is devoted to how Golddiggers of 1933 (1933) and Stand Up and Cheer (1934) deal with the economic crises of the Depressions. Another addresses race issues by examining the prevalence of blackface minstrelsy in the 1930s and 1940s, looking at productions like Swing Time (1936) and Dixie (1943). Rock and roll culture, which started in the 1950s and threatened America with teenage sex and rebellion, is addressed through such hits as Girl Crazy (1943), Bye Bye Birdie (1963), and Grease (1978). The work also explores dance as a signifier of character, the geography of musicals (such as New York or "the South"), fantasy settings, Fred Astaire and Gene Kelly, and the musical biopic (mentioning biographies of such figures as Ziegfeld, Cohan, Rogers and Hart, Cole Porter, and Jerome Kern). A later chapter discusses intertextuality in such shows as Singin' in the Rain (1952), which refers to many earlier musicals; Kiss Me Kate (1953) which refers to Taming of the Shrew; and All That Jazz (1970) which refers to the life and work of Bob Fosse. The work concludes with an examination of the continuing popularity of the musical with such hits as Moulin Rouge (2001) and Chicago (2002). Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

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Genre : Performing Arts
Author : Michael Dunne
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2014-12-24
Total Pages : 223 Pages
ISBN : 9780786483372