The Great American Songbook

  • 2003
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

A retrospective of pop standards as performed in the movies by a who's who of show-business icons, including Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Alice Faye, Kate Smith, Doris Day, Ethel Waters, Frank Sinatra, Fanny Brice, Al Jolson, Ethel Merman, Bing Crosby, James Cagney, Lena Horne, Sophie Tucker, Bob Hope and Ann Sothern. There's also footage of composers Ir (more…)

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A retrospective of pop standards as performed in the movies by a who's who of show-business icons, including Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Alice Faye, Kate Smith, Doris Day, Ethel Waters, Frank Sinatra, Fanny Brice, Al Jolson, Ethel Merman, Bing Crosby, James Cagney, Lena Horne, Sophie Tucker, Bob Hope and Ann Sothern. There's also footage of composers Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern and Cole Porter. Michael Feinstein hosts.

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