Astaire & Rogers

Astaire & Rogers

Book - 2002
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Provides an in-depth look at the music and dance scenes of Astaire and Rogers and how the couple is able to affect a movie as a whole, and looks at each performers individual work.

Book News
Rather than a fawning and light survey of the Astaire-Rogers films (though the author is clearly fond of them), this volume is unusual in containing a serious critical analyses of the films, their treatment of plot and characterization, and the role in both of the dance numbers. Gallafent teaches film and English at the Warwick U. in the UK. The book, which is illustrated with many b&w plates, was originally published by Cameron & Hollis in Scotland. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2002
ISBN: 9780231126267
Branch Call Number: 792.8028 ASTAI GALLA
Alternative Title: Astaire and Rogers
Notes: Originally published: Moffat, Dumfriesshire, Scotland : Cameron & Hollis, 2000


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