The Death of the Hollywood Movie Musical

by Lindsay Ellis

The success of movie musicals was at its peak in the early Hollywood era––a gimmick used to incentivize people to go out and watch movies. However, the advent of television and TV streaming has contributed to a decline in the genre. Join Lindsey Ellis for an exploration of the reasons behind the death of the Hollywood movie musical.

 

 

 

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