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Meet me in Las Vegas [videorecording]

Title
Meet me in Las Vegas [videorecording]
Publication
1956.

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1339Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance

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Additional Authors
  • Charisse, Cyd.
  • Dailey, Dan.
  • Montevecchi, Liliane.
  • Darvas, Lilli, -1974.
  • Brascia, John.
  • Sawamura, Mitsuko.
  • Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990
  • Loring, Eugene, 1911-1982
  • Rose, Helen.
  • Rowland, Roy
  • Pasternak, Joe, 1901-1991
Description
1 cassette. 113 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Summary
A gambler and a visiting ballerina team up in hopes of making their fortunes.
Uniform Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work)
Note
  • Motion picture originally released by Metro Goldwyn Mayer in 1956; re-released as a videocassette in 1990 by MGM/UA Home Video, Culver City, California. Producer: Joe Pasternak. Director: Roy Rowland.
  • Choreography: Hermes Pan and Eugene Loring (ballets). Music: Nicholas Brodszky. Lyrics: Sammy Cahn. Screen story and screenplay: Isobel Lennart. Art direction: Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary. Costumes: Helen Rose.
Performer (note)
  • Cyd Charisse (Maria Corvier), Dan Dailey (Chuck Rodwell), Agnes Moorehead (Miss Hattie), Lili Darvas (Sari Harvany), Jim Backus (Tom Culdane), Oscar Karlweis (Lotzi), Liliane Montevecchi (Lilli), Cara Williams (Kelly Donavan), with Jerry Colonna, Paul Henreid, Lena Horne, Frankie Laine, Sammy Davis Jr., Mitsuko Sawamura, and others.
Contents
DANCE CONTENTS: Ballet rehearsal (choreography: Loring; music: Mendelssohn [Rondo brillant]), danced by Charisse with two male partners and female ensemble. -- Nightclub act, danced by Charisse and female ensemble. -- Sleeping beauty ballet (choreography: Loring; music: Tchaikovsky), danced by Charisse, John Brascia, and others. -- My lucky charm, sung and danced by Dailey and Mitsuko Sawamura [child performer]. -- The gal with the yaller shoes, danced by Charisse, Dailey, and ensemble. -- "Hell hath no fury" (nightclub act), danced by female ensemble with male singer. -- Frankie and Johnny ballet (choreography: Loring; new lyrics: Sammy Cahn), danced by Charisse (Frankie), Brascia (Johnny), Montevecchi (Nelly Bly), and ensemble. Off-camera singer: Sammy Davis, Jr.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1339
OCLC
NYPY926001873-F
Title
Meet me in Las Vegas [videorecording]
Imprint
1956.
Cast
Cyd Charisse (Maria Corvier), Dan Dailey (Chuck Rodwell), Agnes Moorehead (Miss Hattie), Lili Darvas (Sari Harvany), Jim Backus (Tom Culdane), Oscar Karlweis (Lotzi), Liliane Montevecchi (Lilli), Cara Williams (Kelly Donavan), with Jerry Colonna, Paul Henreid, Lena Horne, Frankie Laine, Sammy Davis Jr., Mitsuko Sawamura, and others.
Local Subject
Child dancers.
Motion pictures. Meet me in Las Vegas.
Added Author
Charisse, Cyd. Performer
Dailey, Dan. Performer
Montevecchi, Liliane. Performer
Darvas, Lilli, -1974. Performer
Brascia, John. Performer
Sawamura, Mitsuko. Performer
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990, choreographer.
Loring, Eugene, 1911-1982, choreographer.
Rose, Helen. Costume designer
Rowland, Roy, film director.
Pasternak, Joe, 1901-1991, film producer.
Added Title
Sleeping beauty (Choreographic work)
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1339
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