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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.

Doris Day Collection (11)

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Singin' in the Rain more info & watch movie online...
Singin' in the Rain
A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound...

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs more info & watch movie online...
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Snow White, pursued by a jealous queen, hides with the Dwarfs; the queen feeds her a poison apple, but Prince Charming...

Swing Time more info & watch movie online...
Swing Time
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.

The Blue Angel more info & watch movie online...
The Blue Angel
The Blue Angel follows Immanuel Rath through a transformation from esteemed educator at the local Gymnasium to a cabaret clown in Weimar Germany. Rath's descent begins when he punishes several...

The Blues Brothers more info & watch movie online...
The Blues Brothers
Jake Blues, just out from prison, puts together his old band to save the Catholic home where he and...

The Court Jester more info & watch movie online...
The Court Jester
A hapless carnival performer masquerades as the court jester as part of a plot against an evil ruler who has overthrown...

The Music Man more info & watch movie online...
The Music Man
Masquerading as a traveling band instructor, Professor Hill plans to con the citizens of River City into paying him to create a boys' marching band, including instruments, uniforms, and music instruction...

The Smiling Lieutenant more info & watch movie online...
The Smiling Lieutenant
Lieutenant Niki of the Austrian royal guard has a new girlfriend, Franzi. He's crazy about her...

The Sound Of Music  more info & watch movie online...
The Sound Of Music
A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval...

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg more info & watch movie online...
The Umbrellas of Cherbourg
An umbrella shop girl is separated from her boyfriend when he is called for military service. Alone, she faces a life...

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