The sound of movies
Episode 54 in the series of ‘Jazz in the movies’ with the fifth part about the American composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979).
1. Words and Music (1948).
Music by Richard Rodgers on lyrics of Lorenz Hart. Vocals by the main lead players Mickey Roony, Judy Garland, Betty Garrett, Lena Horne, Ann Sothern, June Allyson.
M-G-M Studio Orchestra led by Lennie Hayton.
2. Billy Rose’s Jumbo (1962).
The lyrics are again by Lorenz Hart.
Vocals by the main lead players Doris Day, Martha Raye, Jimmy Durante, James Joyce (who sang for Stephen Boyd).
M-G-M Studio Orchestra led by Georgie Stoll.