The Golden Man Of The Golden Age Of Movie Musicals

There’s been speculation for some time now about whether the movie musical might return. To get an idea of the Golden Age of the movie musical, take a look at the work of Arthur Freed, a producer of musicals for MGM and “a producer of a type that no longer exists. No movie executive today can tap the wealth of talent that Freed had under contract at MGM, backed up by all the costumers, carpenters, electricians and painters he might need…”