Book: Gotta Dance! The Art of the Dance Movie Poster

Posted on February 3, 2015 at 8:00 am

Fans of classic movie musicals will love Gotta Dance! The Art of the Movie Poster, a gorgeous new book from Lagoon Press. It is available both in spiral bound and spine and coil formats. The book is based on the exhibit of classic movie musical posters from the collection of Mike Kaplan. It features 102 lavishly colored images of dance movie posters from twelve countries — the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Argentina, Spain, Poland and Japan, representing represent the most vivid, enticing, and dynamic images for films like “Singin’ in the Rain,” “The Band Wagon,” and “Poor Little Rich Girl.” These posters are works of art in themselves, paying tribute to works of art featuring Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, and Shirley Temple.

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