New Exhibition ‘Musicals in Cinema’ Opens in São Paulo’s MIS Museum

Conceived by Musée de la Musique - Philharmonie de Paris (Museum of music - Paris Philharmonic) and never seen in the Americas, the exhibition traces a panorama of the musical film genre.

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Musicals were responsible for some of the most fashionable movies in the history of cinema. Funny Face (1957), by Stanley Donen, portrayed Audrey Hepburn as a shy bookstore saleswoman in Greenwich Village who became a supermodel in Paris in the 1950s, with Fred Astaire playing a fashion photographer inspired by Richard Avedon.

This year, Rocketman, Elton John's film biography, took to the screens more than 85 extravagant costumes created by British designer Julian Day. Two of them are on display at the exhibition "Musicais no Cinema" ("Musicals in Cinema"), which opened on November 13th at . . .

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