Episode 4: Busby Berkeley/Warner Bros. Backstage Musicals


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In this episode, we take a look at three Depression-era backstage musicals from 1933, produced by Warner Bros. and featuring musical numbers directed by Busby Berkeley. Do Footlight Parade, 42nd Street, and Gold Diggers of 1933 hold any charm for a 10-year-old? Take a listen and find out!

If you never saw the Jerry Orbach/42nd Street Broadway ad, you can remedy that now: https://youtu.be/-z8Mz33PGPA

Episode art by Gable Fialkov.

Series art and logo by Gabo. Visit him at https://www.instagram.com/galvosaur/

Original Series music by Gibby & the Flying Gs.

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