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Hooray for Hollywood

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A celebration in 28 parts of 50 years of film musicals. 1: An Introduction
Since they first began making movie musicals. tens of thousands of reels of celluloid have preserved forever the efforts of hundreds of thousands of singers and dancers, directors and producers. composers and lyricists. choreographers and orchestrators.
Douglas Fairbanks Jr gives a sneak preview. and introduces some of the stars featured in coming weeks, including Fred Astaire. Gene Kelly and Barbra Streisand.
Written by BENNY GREEN
Producers JOHN BILLINGHAM and MEL HOUSE

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Unknown: Fred Astaire.
Unknown: Gene Kelly
Unknown: Barbra Streisand.
Written By: Benny Green

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Hooray for Hollywood

BBC Radio 2, 1 July 1980 20.02






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