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Musical films

LC control 85088121
LC classificationPN1995.9.M86
Topical headingMusical films
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Variant(s)Film musicals
Motion picture musicals
Moving-pictures, Musical
Musicals (Motion pictures)
See alsoMotion pictures
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Concert films
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Found inHennepin.
Beaver, F. Dict. of film terms, 1983.
Britannica Micro.
LC database, Sept. 24, 1987 (musical film(s); Hollywood musical; movie musical; film musical; musical)
The moving image genre-form guide, via WWW, Mar. 10, 2001 (Musical. Predominantly theatrical fiction work whose plot is structured around segments featuring combinations of music, song, and dance, including such various types as backstage, comedy, rock, and musical biographies. In the Hollywood context, musicals emerged with the coming of sound motion pictures, from roots in stage musicals and operettas, revues, and vaudeville.)
Not found inKatz, E. Film encyc., 1979