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