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Charms and Whispers. Musical Comedy and Vocal Performance in Oldřich Nový's Star Image.



Year of publication 2024
Type Chapter of a book
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description The aim of the chapter is to illustrate the centrality of music for Czech film stars in the early sound era. Despite persisting tendency to remember celebrated actors in the 1930s and early 1940s as performers associated mostly with the film screen, my focus on Oldřich Nový provides readers with better understanding how various media shaped, developed and sustained star careers.

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