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Gentlemen prefer blondes [excerpts] [videorecording]

Title
Gentlemen prefer blondes [excerpts] [videorecording] / stage direction by John C. Wilson ; produced by Herman Levin and Oliver Smith ; choreography by Agnes de Mille.
Publication
[1949 or later]

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Description
1 videocassette (20 min.) : si., b&w and col. NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Donor/Sponsor
Gift of Marc Austen.
Genre/Form
  • Dance.
  • Musicals.
  • Video.
Credits (note)
  • Book, Anita Loos and Joseph Stein, based on the novel of the same title by Anita Loos; production design, Oliver Smith; costumes, Miles White. Music and lyrics were by Jule Styne and Leo Robin.
Performer (note)
  • Performed by Carol Channing (Lorelei Lee) and others. The original Broadway cast also included: Yvonne Adair (Dorothy Shaw), Jack McCauley (Gus Esmond), Eric Brotherston (Henry Spofford), Rex Evans (Sir Francis Beekman), George S. Irving (Josephus Gage), and the dancers Anita Alvarez (Gloria Stark), Peter Birch (Bill), Cholly Atkins and Honi Coles (as themselves), Kazimir Kokic (taxi driver).
Event (note)
  • Filmed in performance, possibly at the Ziegfeld Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. 1949.
Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6700
Title
Gentlemen prefer blondes [excerpts] [videorecording] / stage direction by John C. Wilson ; produced by Herman Levin and Oliver Smith ; choreography by Agnes de Mille.
Imprint
[1949 or later]
Event
Filmed in performance, possibly at the Ziegfeld Theater, New York, N.Y., ca. 1949.
Credits
Book, Anita Loos and Joseph Stein, based on the novel of the same title by Anita Loos; production design, Oliver Smith; costumes, Miles White. Music and lyrics were by Jule Styne and Leo Robin.
Cast
Performed by Carol Channing (Lorelei Lee) and others. The original Broadway cast also included: Yvonne Adair (Dorothy Shaw), Jack McCauley (Gus Esmond), Eric Brotherston (Henry Spofford), Rex Evans (Sir Francis Beekman), George S. Irving (Josephus Gage), and the dancers Anita Alvarez (Gloria Stark), Peter Birch (Bill), Cholly Atkins and Honi Coles (as themselves), Kazimir Kokic (taxi driver).
Local Subject
Musical comedies. Gentlemen prefer blondes.
Added Author
Channing, Carol. Performer
Adair, Yvonne. Performer
McCauley, Jack. Performer
Brotherston, Eric. Performer
Irving, George S. Performer
Alvarez, Anita, dancer.
Birch, Peter, dancer.
Atkins, Cholly, dancer.
Coles, Honi, 1911-1992, dancer.
Kokich, Kazimir, dancer.
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994. Producer
Smith, Oliver Lemuel, 1918-1994. Set designer
De Mille, Agnes, choreographer.
Loos, Anita, 1893-1981. Author
Stein, Joseph. Librettist
White, Miles, 1914-2000. Costume designer
Styne, Jule, 1905-1994. Composer
Robin, Leo. Lyricist
Coles and Atkins.
Added Title
Gift of Marc Austen.
Research Call Number
*MGZIA 4-6700
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