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Irving Berlin's Alexander's ragtime band

Title
Irving Berlin's Alexander's ragtime band [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox ; director, Henry King ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; screenplay, Kathryn Scola and Lamar Trotti.
Publication
Beverly Hills, CA : Fox Video, 1994, c1938.

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Additional Authors
  • Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958
  • Faye, Alice, 1915-1998
  • Ameche, Don
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Haley, Jack, 1897-1979
  • Vernon, Wally, 1904-1970
  • Dunbar, Dixie
  • King, Henry, 1886-1982
  • Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989.
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979
  • Felix, Seymour, 1892-1961
  • Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970.
  • Herzbrun, Bernard.
  • Leven, Boris.
  • Wakeling, Gwen.
  • Scola, Kathryn.
  • Trotti, Lamar, 1900-1952.
  • Sherman, Richard, 1905-1962.
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
  • DHCA.
Description
1 videocassette (111 min.) : sd., b&w NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Alternative Title
Alexander's ragtime band.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Features.
  • Motion pictures.
  • Trailers and promo's.
  • Musicals.
  • Dance.
Note
  • Motion picture originally released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1938 ; re-released as a videotape by Fox Video in 1994.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Peverell Marley ; choreography, Seymour Felix ; music and lyrics, Irving Berlin ; musical direction, Alfred Newman ; adaptation, Richard Sherman ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun and Boris Leven ; costumes, Gwen Wakeling.
Performer (note)
  • Tyrone Power (Alexander [Roger Grant]), Alice Faye (Stella Kirby), Don Ameche (Charlie Dwyer), Ethel Merman (Jerry Allen), Jack Haley (Davey Lane), and others ; dancing by Wally Vernon, Dixie Dunbar, and ensemble.
Contents
Dance contents: "Everybody's doing it" / dance performed by Dunbar and Vernon -- "This is the life" / song and tap dancing performed by Vernon -- "Go to the devil" / performed by Merman and ensemble -- "My walking stick" / performed by Merman and female ensemble, including baton twirlers -- "Everybody step" / performed by Merman and male tap dance ensemble -- "Heat wave" / performed by Merman and ensemble.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1906
ISBN
0793911214
OCLC
  • 42511912
  • 42511912
Title
Irving Berlin's Alexander's ragtime band [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox ; director, Henry King ; Darryl F. Zanuck in charge of production ; screenplay, Kathryn Scola and Lamar Trotti.
Imprint
Beverly Hills, CA : Fox Video, 1994, c1938.
Country of Producing Entity
U.S.
Credits
Director of photography, Peverell Marley ; choreography, Seymour Felix ; music and lyrics, Irving Berlin ; musical direction, Alfred Newman ; adaptation, Richard Sherman ; art direction, Bernard Herzbrun and Boris Leven ; costumes, Gwen Wakeling.
Cast
Tyrone Power (Alexander [Roger Grant]), Alice Faye (Stella Kirby), Don Ameche (Charlie Dwyer), Ethel Merman (Jerry Allen), Jack Haley (Davey Lane), and others ; dancing by Wally Vernon, Dixie Dunbar, and ensemble.
Summary
Musical about a love triangle between a bandleader, singer, and musician. The film is preceded by a trailer which shows stars arriving at its opening as well as clips from the film itself.
Added Author
Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958, performer.
Faye, Alice, 1915-1998, performer.
Ameche, Don, performer.
Merman, Ethel, performer.
Haley, Jack, 1897-1979, performer.
Vernon, Wally, 1904-1970, performer.
Dunbar, Dixie, performer.
King, Henry, 1886-1982, film director.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Composer
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Lyricist
Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979, film producer.
Felix, Seymour, 1892-1961, choreographer.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970. Conductor
Herzbrun, Bernard. Designer
Leven, Boris. Designer
Wakeling, Gwen. Costume designer
Scola, Kathryn. Screenwriter
Trotti, Lamar, 1900-1952. Screenwriter
Sherman, Richard, 1905-1962. Adapter
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
DHCA.
Added Title
Alexander's ragtime band.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-1906
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