Great American Songbook DVD
Great American SongbookDVD
Seen on PBS's "Great Performances," this tune-filled program looks at the golden age of movie musicals and how popular American songs from stage, radio and vaudeville made their way to the screen. Classic film clips with Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and other stars performing the songs of Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and others are featured. Michael Feinstein hosts. 174 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; audio commentary; bonus short "We Must Have Music" (1942).