By Dr. Earl J. Hess and Dr. Pratibha A. Dabholkar

Dr. Earl J. Hess and Dr. Pratibha A. Dabholkar, rigorous researchers and prolific authors in their respective academic fields, are in the process of writing a series of books on Gene Kelly and his musicals. The authors are fans of classic movie musicals and great admirers of Gene Kelly and his exceptional contributions to the field. In writing these books, the authors investigate and narrate the comprehensive history of making these classic films, including their planning, production, marketing, and legacy. 

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SINGIN' IN THE RAIN: The Making of An American Masterpiece

The Cinematic Voyage of The Pirate: Kelly, Garland, and Minnelli at Work


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