By J. Hoberman
From Amazon: "Six days sooner than the election of Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1932, Warner Bros accomplished capturing on a new-style musical. Hard-bitten, fast-paced, filled with gritty realism in regards to the melancholy and frank approximately intercourse, forty second highway was once within the forefront of Warners's 'New Deal in Entertainment'. Its plot is sheer cliché: a behind the curtain tale within which, ahead of starting evening, the celebrity breaks an ankle, the younger understudy is going on and turns into an in a single day sensation. What retains the motion picture clean sixty years later is the snappy discussion, significant performances from Ruby Keeler, Ginger Rogers and a bunch of Warners agreement avid gamers, and chiefly the delirious dance exercises of the incomparable Busby Berkeley. J.Hoberman's description of the movie catches its mix of New Deal optimism and showbiz brashness, and locations them expertly within the context of Hollywood's try and come to phrases with tough times."
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42nd Street (BFI Film Classics) by J. Hoberman