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Cole Porter's List Songs on Stage and Screen

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Oxford Handbook of Musical Theatre Screen Adaptations
EditorsDominic McHugh
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOUP Oxford
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)9780190469993
PublishedAug 2019

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Examines the ways in which Porter's list songs were adapted from film to stage, proposing that list songs represent a literary genre as much as a musical one and, as such, require changes - chiefly shortening and the adding of dances - to accommodate the demands of film narrative.

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