Part One: Putting the Music in the Musicals
Take a trip behind the cameras to meet some of the talents responsible for the most memorable movie musicals. The creativity of these composers, lyricists and choreographers led to some of Hollywood's most beloved classics.
Rodgers and Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, Irving Berlin, Bob Fosse – here are some of the influential legends behind films like “Gigi,” “Mary Poppins” and “Cabaret.”
Watch / Listen
- Michael Ritchie moderates discussion with Mitzi Gaynor and John Kerr at the Academy's June 2010 screening of "South Pacific."
- Choreographer Hermes Pan on "Swing Time" and Fred Astaire. (Screened at the Academy's October 2010 George Stevens Lecture.)
- Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman accept their Music Score Oscar for "Mary Poppins" at the 37th Academy Awards.