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Musical MC²
The Hollywood film Musical in its Mediatic and Cultural Context

Book : Star Turns in Hollywood Musicals

Edited by Marguerite Chabrol & Pierre-Olivier Toulza

The Grand Collection Arts-H2H, Les presses du réel, 2017.

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INTRODUCTION
Marguerite Chabrol & Pierre-Olivier Toulza


TECHNOLOGICAL BODIES
Fred Astaire, Captain America, and the Cyborg: The Technological Body of a Musical Star
Todd Decker

“Experimentations by Our Sound Department”: Playback Stars in 1930s Hollywood
Allison Robbins

The Goddess in Mono: The Dubbing of Rita Hayworth
Marguerite Chabrol

MINORITY PERFORMERS

Featuring the Nicholas Brothers: Spectacle, Structure and Racial Interventions in the Hollywood Musical
Karen McNally

Adorning and Whitening: Carmen Miranda's Technicolor
Pierre-Olivier Toulza

Imitation, Embodiment, and Homage in Eleanor Powell's Tribute to Bill Robinson
Robynn J. Stilwell

MUSICAL COMEDIANS

The Musical Comedian: Bob Hope in the Road to Series and Son of Paleface
Steven Cohan

Eddie Cantor, Singing Comedian: Celebrity and Character Across Media
Noah Teichner

Fanny Brice/Barbra Streisand: “The Original Funny Girl”
Jacqueline Nacache

“STAR-MAKING” AND MEDIA STEREOTYPES

Cyd Charisse: America's Movie Ballerina
Adrienne L. McLean

Doris Day's Early Warner Bros. Musicals: The Transition of a Star from the Recording Industry
Fanny Beuré

Bodies on Display: Musical Stars and Advertising Photography
Laurent Guido

APPENDICES

Selected Bibliography
Index
Biographies

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