Howard Keel Musicals: Box Office Ups & Downs Emblematic of Genre Woes in 1950s Hollywood

Howard Keel musicals at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer: Box office roller-coaster ride. Brought to Hollywood in 1948 to star in MGM’s then popular musicals, stage performer Howard Keel seemed poised to reach major stardom after the impressive international success of his first movie … Continue reading Howard Keel Musicals: Box Office Ups & Downs Emblematic of Genre Woes in 1950s Hollywood