History of Film Musicals

by John Kenrick

(Copyright 1996, Revised 2004)

While big screen musicals were filmed in many countries, these essays concentrate on films produced in the United States. This is in large part because reliable information on screen musical from other countries is often unavailable.

Screen 1927-1930

Screen 1930s

Screen 1940s

Screen 1950s

Screen 1960s

Screen 1970s

Screen 1980s

Screen 1990s

Screen 2000s

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