BWAYBBY18 replied to BenHere's topic in MAD ABOUT MUSICALS: THE HISTORY OF THE HOLLYWOOD MUSICALSI would love to see Alexander's Ragtime Band or any of the other Alice Faye films on the list. Some amazing singing for Hollywood stars!
I think that Funny Girl will be forever one my all time favorites simply because of Barbra Streisand's ability to translate such an amazing stage performance to the screen which is often times not possible. But I also grew up on the Alice Faye/Carmen Miranda films like Week-End in Havana, Alexander's Ragtime Band, and The Gang's All Here which were cornerstone's in early musical films. My love for the Hollywood Musical bred my love for the stage Musical which I have found my life in and I think that there is s much to be learned in the history of musical film that translates to the