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Broadway melody of 1936

Title
Broadway melody of 1936 [videorecording]
Publication
1935.

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Description
1 videocassette. 101 min. : sd. b&w NTSC.; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Subjects
Note
  • Motion picture originally released in 1935 by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; re-released as a videotape in 1992 by MGM/UA Home Video, Culver City, California.
  • Producer: John W. Considine, Jr. Director: Roy Del Ruth. Director of photography: Charles Rosher.
  • Choreography: Dave Gould and Albertina Rasch ("Lucky star" ballet). Music/lyrics: Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. Screenplay: Jack McGowan and Sid Silvers, based on an original story by Moss Hart. Art direction: Cedric Gibbons. Costumes: Adrian.
Performer (note)
  • Eleanor Powell (Irene Foster), Robert Taylor (Robert Gordon), Jack Benny (Bert Keeler), June Knight (Lillian Brent), Una Merkel (Kitty Corbett), Vilma Ebsen (Sally Burke), Buddy Ebsen (Ted Burke), Nick Long, Jr. (Basil), Sid Silvers (Snoop), Frances Langford, Harry Stockwell, and others.
Contents
DANCE CONTENTS: "Foolin' with me," perf. by Knight, Long, and ensemble. -- "Sing before breakfast" (song and tap dance), perf. by Vilma Ebsen and Buddy Ebsen; reprised with the Ebsens and Powell. -- "You are my lucky star" (song and ballet number), perf. by Powell and ensemble. -- "On Sunday afternoon" (song and tap dance), perf. by Buddy Ebsen, Vilma Ebsen, and ensemble. -- Tap dance by Powell (masquerading as Mademoiselle Arlette). -- "Broadway rhythm," perf. by Powell, Buddy Ebsen, Vilma Ebsen, Knight, Long, and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-493
ISBN
0792810171
OCLC
  • 81973886
  • 81973886
Title
Broadway melody of 1936 [videorecording]
Imprint
1935.
Cast
Eleanor Powell (Irene Foster), Robert Taylor (Robert Gordon), Jack Benny (Bert Keeler), June Knight (Lillian Brent), Una Merkel (Kitty Corbett), Vilma Ebsen (Sally Burke), Buddy Ebsen (Ted Burke), Nick Long, Jr. (Basil), Sid Silvers (Snoop), Frances Langford, Harry Stockwell, and others.
Summary
An aspiring dancer arrives in New York in hopes that her childhood sweetheart will help her achieve stardom on Broadway.
Local Subject
Motion pictures. Broadway melody of 1936.
Added Author
Powell, Eleanor, 1912-1982, performer.
Ebsen, Buddy, 1908-2003, performer.
Ebsen, Vilma, performer.
Long, Nick, 1906-1949. Performer
Knight, June. Performer
Merkel, Una, 1903-1986. Performer
Silvers, Sid, 1901-1976. Performer
Taylor, Robert, 1911-1969. Performer
Benny, Jack, 1894-1974. Performer
Hart, Moss, 1904-1961.
Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964. Composer
Brown, Nacio Herb, 1896-1964. Lyricist
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973. Composer
Freed, Arthur, 1894-1973. Lyricist
Del Ruth, Roy, 1893-1961, film director.
Gould, Dave, 1899-1969, choreographer.
Rasch, Albertina, choreographer.
Adrian, 1903-1959. Costume designer
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-493
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