|Nov 20, 2023 (UTC-5)
15 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10003
Film historians David Fantle and Tom Johnson will be discussing their latest book, "C’mon Get Happy: The Making of Summer Stock". The book delves into the behind-the-scenes story of the 1950 MGM musical, which starred Judy Garland and Gene Kelly. Fantle and Johnson will provide valuable insights into the production's history, including its challenges, and shed light on the inner workings of MGM's renowned musical film factory system. With 40 years of experience interviewing, writing, and speaking about Hollywood's Golden Age stars, Fantle and Johnson are esteemed authorities on the subject. Joining them in the discussion is Tony-winning director and songwriter Richard Maltby Jr. This insightful event will take place at the prestigious National Arts Club in New York City. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase copies of the book. Please note that RSVP does not guarantee entry, and we kindly ask that you refrain from bringing large bags or backpacks as our coat check is limited. Immerse yourself in the captivating tale of "C’mon Get Happy: The Making of Summer Stock" and gain a deeper understanding of the iconic MGM musical.