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Russell Davies introduces a series of Radio 2 music documentaries. Wayne Marshall continues the celebration of the centenary of the birth of George Gershwin. This afternoon's programme focuses on his collaboration with bandleader Paul Whiteman
. With the voices of Larry Adler , Fred Astaire , Ira Gershwin , Arthur Schwartz and George Gershwin himself.

Contributors

Introduces:
Russell Davies
Unknown:
Wayne Marshall
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George Gershwin.
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Paul Whiteman
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Larry Adler
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Fred Astaire
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Ira Gershwin
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Arthur Schwartz
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George Gershwin

A definitive guide to crooning, featuring some of the all-time great practitioners. 3: Screen and Heard
Michael Ball examines how the arrival of sound in the movies heralded a new requirement in a leading actor - a good singing voice. Featured artists include Dick Haymes
, Nelson Eddy and Vic Damone.

Contributors

Unknown:
Michael Ball
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Dick Haymes
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Nelson Eddy
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Vic Damone.

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