Good News

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print November 2014 | ISBN: 9780813147215
Published online May 2015 | e-ISBN: 9780813151502 | DOI:
Good News

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In Chapter 10, Walters continues to stage musical sequences for several M-G-M films. He collaborates with director Rouben Mamoulian for the film Summer Holiday and the Broadway show St. Louis Woman. The development of the burgeoning director-choreographer is explored. Walters directs his first full-length feature film, Good News (1947), from a screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and starring June Allyson and Peter Lawford. This chapter includes a detailed look at that film’s production and reception.

Keywords: Rouben Mamoulian; St. Louis Woman; Summer Holiday; Good News; June Allyson; Peter Lawford; Robert Alton; Betty Comden and Adolph Green

Chapter.  3988 words. 

Subjects: Film

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