Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History is the most entertaining and comprehensive film about the Hollywood musical ever produced. Hosted by Academy Award winning stage, screen and television icon, Shirley Jones, it is a wonderfully entertaining historical document illustrated by extraordinary clips and fabulous interviews. Chronicling Americas love affair with showstoppers and chorus lines, this celebration of song and dance in the movies includes the best films from every studio and every decade, with some of the most important and influential stars and many of the greatest scenes ever filmed. Beginning with the first musicals in the Busby Berkeley era, it traces the genre from The Wizard of Oz, Meet Me In St Louis, and Singin In The Rain through to the Academy Award- winning Chicago and the highly acclaimed box office hits Grease, Dreamgirls and Hairspray. New and exclusive interviews with Liza Minnelli, Shirley MacLaine, Mickey Rooney, Rita Moreno, Debbie Reynolds, Leslie Caron among many others add insight and revealing behind-the-scenes commentary about these cinematic masterpieces. Rarely seen footage and vintage interviews with such legendary luminaries as Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Vincent Minnelli help us understand the creative process that made their films into works of art. Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History is a grand historical look at the magic that is Hollywood.