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Let's dance

Title
Let's dance [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; director, Norman Z. McLeod ; producer, Robert Fellows ; screenplay, Allan Scott.
Publication
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 1989, c1950.

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Description
1 videocassette (112 min.) : sd., col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Genre/Form
  • Motion pictures.
  • Features.
  • Musicals.
  • Dance.
Note
  • Motion picture originally released by Paramount Pictures in 1950; re-released as a videotape in 1989 by Paramount, Hollywood, CA.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, George Barnes ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; songs, Frank Loesser ; musical direction, Robert Emmett Dolan ; screenplay suggested by a story by Maurice Zolotow ; additional dialogue, Dane Lussier ; art direction, Hans Dreier and Roland Anderson ; gowns, Edith Head.
Performer (note)
  • Fred Astaire (Donald Elwood), Betty Hutton (Kitty McNeil), Roland Young (Edmund Pohlwhistle), Ruth Warrick (Carola Everett), Lucile Watson (Serena Everett), Gregory Moffett (Richard Everett), Barton MacLane (Larry Channock), Harold Huber (Marcel), Peggy Badey (Bubbles Malone), Melville Cooper (Charles Wagstaffe), and others.
Contents
Dance contents: "Can't stop talking" / performed by Astaire and Hutton -- Piano dance / performed by Astaire -- "Jack and the beanstalk" / performed by Astaire -- "Oh them dudes" / performed by Astaire and Hutton -- "The hyacinth" / performed by Astaire and Watson -- "Why fight the feeling" [fantasy dance] / performed by Astaire and Hutton -- "The tunnel of love" / performed by Astaire, Hutton, and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1931
ISBN
0792110641
OCLC
  • 21076989
  • 21076989
Title
Let's dance [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; director, Norman Z. McLeod ; producer, Robert Fellows ; screenplay, Allan Scott.
Imprint
Hollywood, CA : Paramount, 1989, c1950.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Director of photography, George Barnes ; choreography, Hermes Pan ; songs, Frank Loesser ; musical direction, Robert Emmett Dolan ; screenplay suggested by a story by Maurice Zolotow ; additional dialogue, Dane Lussier ; art direction, Hans Dreier and Roland Anderson ; gowns, Edith Head.
Cast
Fred Astaire (Donald Elwood), Betty Hutton (Kitty McNeil), Roland Young (Edmund Pohlwhistle), Ruth Warrick (Carola Everett), Lucile Watson (Serena Everett), Gregory Moffett (Richard Everett), Barton MacLane (Larry Channock), Harold Huber (Marcel), Peggy Badey (Bubbles Malone), Melville Cooper (Charles Wagstaffe), and others.
Summary
Musical about a song-and-dance man's efforts to help his former partner, a war widow, regain custody of her son.
Added Author
Astaire, Fred, performer.
Hutton, Betty, performer.
Young, Roland, 1887-1953. Performer
Warrick, Ruth. Performer
Watson, Lucile, 1879-1962. Performer
MacLane, Barton, 1902-1969. Performer
Strudwick, Shepperd, 1907-1983. Performer
Huber, Harold, 1910-1959. Performer
Cooper, Melville, 1896-1973. Performer
McLeod, Norman Z., 1898-1964, film director.
Fellows, Robert, 1903-1969. Producer
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990, choreographer.
Loesser, Frank, 1910-1969. Composer
Dolan, Robert Emmett, 1908-1972. Conductor
Scott, Allan, 1906-1995 screenwriter.
Lussier, Dane. Author of dialog
Zolotow, Maurice, 1913-1991.
Dreier, Hans, 1885-1966. Designer
Anderson, Roland. Designer
Head, Edith. Costume designer
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
DHCA.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1931
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