Musical Groups in the Movies, 1929–1970

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About the Book

Hundreds of musical groups have appeared in at least one film from 1929 through 1970. This is a reference book devoted to these groups. Most entries include a brief description of the musical group, a list of the main singers or performers and, when available, a list of the songs performed in each film. One appendix lists popular British groups appearing in at least a single film; another lists groups that, while neither singers nor instrumentalists, made significant contributions to music in film (e.g., dance duos, acrobats, skaters, synchronized swimmers…). Filmographies are included for each entry.

About the Author(s)

Roy Liebman, formerly a librarian and film bibliographer at California State University, works at the Los Angeles Public Library. He is the author of several reference books on the cinema, published by McFarland. A book reviewer for Library Journal and Magill Online Reviews, he lives in California.

Bibliographic Details

Roy Liebman
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 227
Bibliographic Info: 41 photos, appendices, filmographies, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2009
pISBN: 978-0-7864-3484-8
eISBN: 978-0-7864-5282-8
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface      1

MUSICAL GROUPS IN THE MOVIES      7

Appendix One: Other United Kingdom Bands      201

Appendix Two: Dance Teams, Skaters and Other Specialty Acts      202

Bibliography      205

Index      207

Book Reviews & Awards

“the most comprehensive subject resource to date”—Library Journal.