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That's entertainment! (Videotape)

Title
That's entertainment! (Videotape)
Publication
1974.

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cassette 1Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-84 cassette 1Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance
cassette 2Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-84 cassette 2Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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2 cassettes. ca. 130 min. : sd. color with b&w. sequences.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Note
  • Film written, produced, and directed by Jack Haley, Jr. for United Artists and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Released in 1974.
  • Summary of dance material: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, Gene Kelly, Ginger Rogers, Cyd Charisse, Donald O'Connor, Ann Miller and others shown in dance numbers from M-G-M musicals.
  • Includes Astaire and Powell dancing When they begin the beguine (from Broadway melody of 1940), Astaire and Kelly in park number from Ziegfeld follies, Astaire in the shoes with wings number (choreographed with Hermes Pan) and with Rogers in the Barclays of Broadway, Astaire with Joan Crawford (Dancing ladies), Astaire with a hat rack and dancing on ceiling and walls (Royal wedding), Astaire with Charisse in Dancing in the dark number (The bandwagon),
  • O'Connor in Make 'em laugh number (from Singin' in the rain), Kelly with the Nicholas Brothers in The pirate, Kelly with animated character Jerry the mouse (from Anchors aweigh), Kelly dancing in the rain and Gotta dance number (from Singin' in the rain), and scenes from various water ballets with Esther Williams.
  • Various production numbers directed by Busby Berkeley and Michael Kidd's choreography in a production number from Seven brides for seven brothers shown.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-84
Title
That's entertainment! (Videotape)
Imprint
1974.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. That's entertainment!
Water ballet.
Added Author
Astaire, Fred, dancer.
Powell, Eleanor, 1912-1982, dancer.
Kelly, Gene, 1912-1996, dancer.
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995, dancer.
Charisse, Cyd, dancer.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003, dancer.
Miller, Ann, 1923-2004, dancer.
Williams, Esther, 1923- Performer
Haley, Jack, Jr., 1933-2001. Producer
Haley, Jack, Jr., 1933-2001. Director
Haley, Jack, Jr., 1933-2001. Author
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976, choreographer.
Kidd, Michael, 1915-2007, choreographer.
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990, choreographer.
Nicholas Brothers.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-84
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