Films Directed By Bob Fosse Unknown Author 480

ISBN: 9781157013761

Published: 2010


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Films Directed By Bob Fosse  by  Unknown Author 480

Films Directed By Bob Fosse by Unknown Author 480
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This is nonfiction commentary. Chapters: All That Jazz, Lenny, Cabaret, Liza With a Z. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 31. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can selectMoreThis is nonfiction commentary. Chapters: All That Jazz, Lenny, Cabaret, Liza With a Z. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 31. Not illustrated. Free updates online.

Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Cabaret is a 1972 American musical film directed by Bob Fosse and starring Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey. The film is set in Berlin during the Weimar Republic in 1931, under the ominous presence of the growing National Socialist Party. The film is loosely based on the 1966 Broadway musical Cabaret by Kander and Ebb, which was adapted from The Berlin Stories of Christopher Isherwood and the play I Am a Camera.

Only a few numbers from the stage score were used- Kander and Ebb wrote new ones to replace those that were discarded. In the traditional manner of musical theater, characters in the stage version of Cabaret sing to express emotion and advance the plot, but in the film version, musical numbers are confined to the stage of the cabaret and to a beer garden.

Only two of the films major characters sing any songs. Cabaret was shot mainly in low light and has a Expressionist feel in the musical sequences. In early 1930s Berlin, American singer Sally Bowles (Liza Minnelli) performs at the Kit Kat Klub. A new arrival in the city, Brian Roberts (Michael York), moves into Sallys apartment building. A reserved English academic and writer, Brian gives English lessons to earn a living while completing his German studies.

Sally unsuccessfully tries to seduce Brian and suspects he may be gay (Christopher Isherwood, on whose semi-autobiographical book the film is indirectly based, was gay and reportedly went to Berlin in search of boys to love).

Brian tells Sally that on three previous occasions he has tried to have physical relationships with women, all of which have failed. The unlikely pair become friends, and Brian is witn...http: //booksllc.net/?id=236691



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