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Lovely to look at [videorecording]

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Moving imageUse in library *MGZIA 4-1329Performing Arts Research Collections - Dance


Additional Authors
  • Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010.
  • Miller, Ann, 1923-2004.
  • Champion, Marge.
  • Champion, Gower, 1919-1980.
  • Keel, Howard, 1919-2004.
  • Skelton, Red, 1913-1997.
  • Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990
  • Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963.
  • Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945.
  • Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974.
  • Duquette, Tony.
  • Adrian, 1903-1959.
  • LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-1987
1 cassette. 103 min. : sd. color NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Based on the musical comedy and film Roberta, the latter starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. A young man with theatrical ambitions inherits a French couture house and finds himself embroiled in romantic complications.
  • Motion picture originally released in 1952 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; re-released as a videocassette in 1990 by MGM/UA Home Video, Culver City, California. Producer: Jack Cummings. Director: Mervyn LeRoy.
  • Choreography: Hermes Pan. Music: Jerome Kern. Book/lyrics: Otto A. Harbach. Additional and revised lyrics: Dorothy Fields. Screenplay: George Wells and Harry Ruby, based on the musical comedy Roberta, from the novel by Alice Duer Miller. Art direction: Cedric Gibbons and Gabriel Scognamillo. Fashion show costumes: Tony Duquette. Gowns: Adrian.
Performer (note)
  • Kathryn Grayson (Stephanie), Ann Miller (Bubbles Cassidy), Marge Champion (Clarisse), Howard Keel (Tony Naylor), Red Skelton (Al Marsh), Gower Champion (Jerry Ralby), and others.
DANCE CONTENTS: "I'll be hard to handle" [nightclub act], perf. by Miller and male ensemble. -- "Lafayette, we're here," perf. by Gower Champion, Keel, Skelton, and others. -- "I won't dance," perf. by Marge Champion and Gower Champion. -- "Smoke gets in your eyes" [dream sequence], perf. by Marge Champion and Gower Champion. -- Fashion show, perf. by Miller, Marge Champion, Gower Champion, and others.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1329
Lovely to look at [videorecording]
Kathryn Grayson (Stephanie), Ann Miller (Bubbles Cassidy), Marge Champion (Clarisse), Howard Keel (Tony Naylor), Red Skelton (Al Marsh), Gower Champion (Jerry Ralby), and others.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Lovely to look at.
Motion pictures. Roberta.
Fashion shows.
Added Author
Grayson, Kathryn, 1922-2010. Performer
Miller, Ann, 1923-2004. Performer
Champion, Marge. Performer
Champion, Gower, 1919-1980. Performer
Keel, Howard, 1919-2004. Performer
Skelton, Red, 1913-1997. Performer
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990, choreographer.
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963. Librettist
Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963. Lyricist
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945. Composer
Fields, Dorothy, 1905-1974. Lyricist
Duquette, Tony. Costume designer
Adrian, 1903-1959. Costume designer
LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-1987, film director.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1329
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