Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy

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the first documentary film to explore the phenomenon that, over the fifty-year period of its development, the songs of the Broadway musical were created almost exclusively by Jewish Americans.

These are the popular songs that our nation took to war, sang to their children at bedtime, and whistled while waiting for the bus - taken in total they comprise the vast majority of what is now commonly referred to as "The American Songbook."

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