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The musical film is a film genre in which songs sung by the characters are interwoven into the narrative, sometimes accompanied by dancing. The songs usually advance the plot or develop the film's characters, though in some cases they serve merely as breaks in the storyline, often as elaborate "production numbers". A subgenre of the musical film is the musical comedy, which also includes a strong element of humor.
The musical film was a natural development of the stage musical after the emergence of sound film technology. Typically, the biggest difference between film and stage musicals is the use of lavish background scenery and locations that would be impractical in a theater. Musical films characteristically contain elements reminiscent of theater; performers often treat their song and dance numbers as if there is a live audience watching. In a sense, the viewer becomes the deictic audience, as the performer looks directly into the camera and performs to it.

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42nd Street more info & watch movie online...
42nd Street
A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace...

A Claymation Christmas Celebration more info & watch movie online...
A Claymation Christmas Celebration
Two hosting prehistoric dinosaurs guide you along a typical small town's Christmas choral celebration. There's just one catch, the entire...

A Hard Day's Night more info & watch movie online...
A Hard Day's Night
A 'typical?!' day in the life of the Beatles, including many of their famous songs...

A Star Is Born more info & watch movie online...
A Star Is Born
A movie star helps a young singer/actress find fame, even as age send his own career into a...

An American in Paris more info & watch movie online...
An American in Paris
Three friends struggle to find work in Paris. However, things become more complicated when two of them fall in love with the same woman.

Babes in Toyland more info & watch movie online...
Babes in Toyland
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo Peep, thus depriving...

Cabaret more info & watch movie online...
Cabaret
A female girlie club entertainer in Weimar Republic era Berlin romances two men while the Nazi Party rises to power around them.

Fiddler on the Roof more info & watch movie online...
Fiddler on the Roof
In pre-revolutionary Russia, a poor peasant must contend with marrying off his three daughters while social movements...

Footlight Parade more info & watch movie online...
Footlight Parade
Chester Kent is a Broadway musical comedy producer. He is unceremoniously put out of business when talking pictures arrive...

Gold Diggers of 1933  more info & watch movie online...
Gold Diggers of 1933
Millionaire turned composer Dick Powell rescues unemployed Broadway people with a new...

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