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Wonder bar [videorecording] / First National Pictures/Vitaphone present ; adaptation and screenplay by Earl Baldwin ; directed by Lloyd Bacon.

Publication:
[S.I. : s.n., 20--].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Herczegh, Géza, 1928- -- Film adaptations.
Nightclubs -- France -- Paris -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
Dance teams -- Drama.
Women murderers -- Drama.
Crimes of passion -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Musicals.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
Proprietor Al Wonder, a master showman keeps the champagne flowing, the patrons glowing and the bills paid. In just one night at this merrily sophisticated Parisian watering hole, anything can happen ... and almost everything does.
Participant:
Al Jolson, Kay Francis, Dolores Del Rio, Ricardo Cortez, Dick Powell.
Credits:
Music and lyrics, Harry Warren and Al Dubin ; choreography by Busby Berkeley.
Notes:
Based on the play by Geza Herczeg, Karl Farkas and Robert Katscher.
Orignially released as a motion picture in 1934.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Bacon, Lloyd, 1890-1955. , Director
Baldwin, Earl, d. 1970. , Screenwriter
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981 , Composer
Dubin, Al. , Composer
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976. , Choreographer
Jolson, Al, 1886-1950 , Actor
Francis, Kay, 1905-1968. , Actor
Del Rio, Dolores, 1905-1983. , Actor
Cortez, Ricardo, 1899-1977 , Actor
Powell, Dick, 1904-1963. , Actor
Herczeg, Géza, 1888-1964. , Author
Farkas, Karl. , Author
Katscher, Robert, 1894-1942 , Author
First National Pictures, Inc.. , Producer
Vitaphone Corp. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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