Paris and the musical : the city of light on stage and screen /

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Jubin, Olaf,


Routledge,, Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom ;, p.1 online resource (xvi, 398 pages) : (2021)

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(OCoLC)fst01027285, (OCoLC)fst01030715, (OCoLC)fst01030814, (OCoLC)fst01126120, fast, History and criticism., Motion pictures., Musical films, Musical films., Musicals, Musicals., Songs.


Includes bibliographical references and index.Introduction Part I. Capital Paris; 1. Paris as Symbol - Venita Datta; 2. 'Yes, I'm a Gay Parisian!' Establishing the Trope of 'Gay Paree': The Merry Widow -; Stefan Frey; 3. 'Come and Play Wiz Me in Gay Paree': Approaching Cole Porter's Paris -; Hannah Robbins Part II. Broadway Paris; 4. Dressed by Paris: Mlle Modiste, Roberta a nd No Strings - Maya Cantu; 5. Liberated by Paris: A Reconsideration of Three Broadway 'Flops' - Miss Liberty, Ben; Franklin in Paris and Dear World - Michael Garber; 6. Seduced by Paris: Irma La Douce and Its Journey to Broadway - Stewart; Nicholls Part III. Hollywood Paris; 7. The Capital of Pre-Code Operettas: Paris at Paramount and MGM -; Marguerite Chabrol; 8. Paris as Location: Funny Face, Les Girls, Silk Stockings and Gigi - Julia; Foulkes; 9.Paris by Hand: Gay Purr-ee and Aristocats - Daniel Batchelder Part IV. West End Paris; 10. Shockwaves at a Distance: Ellis and Herbert's Bless the Bride - John Snelson; 11. Performing Paris. Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and Aspects of Love - John Snelson; 12. The Courtesan and the Collaborator: Marguerite - Clare Chandler Part V. Naughty Paris; 13. Gay Shame in Gay Paree: Re-contextualising Gender Progressiveness in Two Film; Versions of Victor/Victoria - Florian Seubert; 14. À la recherche de quel temps? Can-Can and the Fluidity of Paris perdu -; Raymond Knapp and Mitchell Morris; 15. Art, Artifice and Artificiality: the Various Versions of the Musical Gigi - Olaf Jubin Part VI. Artistic Paris; 16. 'Artists in Art's Capital City': Americans in Paris on Screen and Stage -; Robert Gordon; 17.Paris and the Curse of Chicago in Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George; - Robert Lawson-Peebles; 18. The Paradoxical 'Frenchness' of an Australian Musical: Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge! - Pierre-Olivier Toulza Conclusion;Legal Deposit;Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 15, 2021).