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42nd street [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour.

Other Title:
Forty-second street
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2006.
Series:
Busby Berkeley collection.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Ropes, Bradford -- Film adaptations.
Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Theatrical producers and directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Theater -- Production and direction -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Romance films.
Film adaptations.
Language:
English with optional English or French subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital stereo.
Summary:
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score.
Participant:
Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Ruby Keeler, Guy Kibbee, Una Merkel, Ginger Rogers, Ned Sparks, Dick Powell, Allen Jenkins, Edward J. Nugent, Robert McWade, George E. Stone.
Credits:
Dances & ensembles created by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; photography by Sol Polito ; edited by Frank Ware & Thomas Pratt ; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein.
Notes:
Originally issued in slipcase with title The Busby Berkeley collection.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1933.
Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes.
Includes: 3 vintage featurettes: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel, A trip through a Hollywood studio ; Notes on Busby Berkeley.
Contributor:
Bacon, Lloyd, 1890-1955. , Director
James, Rian, 1899-1953 , Screenwriter
Seymour, James. , Screenwriter
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981 , Composer
Dubin, Al. , Lyricist
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976. , Choreographer
Baxter, Warner, 1889-1951. , Actor
Daniels, Bebe, 1901-1971. , Actor
Brent, George, 1904-1979 , Actor
Keeler, Ruby. , Actor
Kibbee, Guy, 1882-1956. , Actor
Merkel, Una, 1903-1986 , Actor
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995 , Actor
Powell, Dick, 1904-1963 , Actor
Jenkins, Allen, 1900-1974. , Actor
Ropes, Bradford. , Author
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967). , Producer
Vitaphone Corp. , Producer
Turner Entertainment Co.. , Distributor
Warner Home Video (Firm). , Distributor
ISBN:
1419823191 (set)
OCLC:
65222579
Publisher Number:
012569678545
012569678460 set
67854 Warner Home Video
67846 Warner Home Video (Set)
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