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Nothing But Blue Skies from Now On

Donald Macleod explores Berlin's experiences in Hollywood in the mid 1930s, where he worked with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers on films that were seen as finally mastering the art of musical comedy. While Top Hat and Follow the Fleet found a formula that was hugely successful with audiences, he would also provide the music for some ambitious misfires, and ultimately found the process of working in the movies frustrating.

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Wed 30 May 2012 18:30

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