Chapter

Something Old, Something New

Charlotte Greenspan

in Pick Yourself Up

Published in print August 2010 | ISBN: 9780195111101
Published online September 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199865703 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195111101.003.0017

Series: Broadway Legacies

                   Something Old, Something New

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This chapter begins with a discussion of the musical By the Beautiful Sea and how it revisits several themes from earlier musicals the Fieldses had worked on. By the Beautiful Sea was the last work in an intensely active period in Dorothy Fields's career — three Broadway musicals and four Hollywood musicals between 1950 and 1954 In the second half of the decade, she slowed down. Redhead was the last musical she and Herbert would work on together.

Keywords: Broadwy; women songwriters; By the Beautiful Sea; Redhead

Chapter.  6818 words. 

Subjects: American Music

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