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Babes in arms [videorecording]

Babes in arms [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1200Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Rooney, Mickey.
  • Garland, Judy.
  • Preisser, June, 1921-1984.
  • Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981.
  • Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964.
  • Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976
  • Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979.
  • Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943.
  • Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973.
  • Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986.
1 cassette. 94 min. : sd. b&w NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
The son of two vaudevillians organizes his own show in the hope of rescuing his parents from financial disaster.
  • Motion picture originally released in 1939 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; re-released as a videocassette in 1989 by MGM/UA Home Video, Culver City, California. Producer: Arthur Freed. Director: Busby Berkeley.
  • Choreography: Busby Berkeley. Music/lyrics: Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart, Harold Arlen, E. Y. Harburg, Nacio Herb Brown, and Arthur Freed. Screenplay: Jack McGowan and Kay Van Riper, based on the musical play by Rodgers and Hart. Art direction: Cedric Gibbons. Costumes: Dolly Tree.
  • Performed by Mickey Rooney (Mickey Moran), Judy Garland (Patsy Barton), Charles Winninger (Joe Moran), Guy Kibbee (Judge Black), June Preisser (Rosalie Essex), Grace Hayes (Florrie Moran), Betty Jaynes (Molly Moran), Douglas McPhail (Don Brice), Leni Lynn (Dodi Martini), and others.
DANCE CONTENTS: Montage of the elder Morans' vaudeville career, including brief dance sequences. -- "Babes in arms" production number, including some dance, performed by Garland, Rooney and ensemble. -- Brief glimpses of dancing and acrobatics by Preisser in rehearsal scenes. -- Minstrel show production number, including dance, performed by Garland, Rooney, and ensemble. -- God's country production number, including dance and marching, performed by Garland, Rooney, and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1200
  • 84506286
  • NYPY916032674-F
Babes in arms [videorecording]
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Babes in arms.
Local Subject
Minstrel shows.
Marching bands.
Variety dancing.
Added Author
Rooney, Mickey. Performer
Garland, Judy. Performer
Preisser, June, 1921-1984. Performer
Harburg, E. Y. (Edgar Yipsel), 1896-1981. Composer
Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964. Composer
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976, choreographer.
Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979. Composer
Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943. Lyricist
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973. Producer
Arlen, Harold, 1905-1986. Composer
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1200
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