Featuring the Nicholas Brothers: spectacle, structure and racial interventions in the Hollywood musical

McNally, Karen (2016) Featuring the Nicholas Brothers: spectacle, structure and racial interventions in the Hollywood musical. In: Star Turns in Hollywood Musicals. Presses du Reel, Dijon, France, pp. 80-97. ISBN 978-2-84066-971-5

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Abstract / Description

This essay examines African-American dance and song act the Nicholas Brothers, considering the impact of performance style and film form on their ability to disrupt generic limitations on their performance in the Hollywood musical. The essay is a bilingual publication as part of the funded international research project Musical MC2.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nicholas Brothers; African-American song and dance; Hollywood musicals
Subjects: 700 The arts; fine & decorative arts > 790 Recreational & performing arts
Department: School of Computing and Digital Media
Depositing User: Karen Mcnally
Date Deposited: 05 Nov 2018 10:36
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 10:47
URI: http://repository.londonmet.ac.uk/id/eprint/3719

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