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Broadway sings [videorecording] : the music of Jule Styne

Title
Broadway sings [videorecording] : the music of Jule Styne / a production of WNET / New York ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; PBS.
Publication
Feb. 20, 1987.

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Description
2 videodiscs (ca. 2 hrs.) : sd., col.; 4 3/4 in.
Series Statement
Great performances
Uniform Title
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Alternative Title
Music of Jule Styne
Subjects
Note
  • "GP 1321."
  • "Two hour pledge version."
  • Date on container: 3/20/1987.
Access (note)
  • Access to original item restricted; use service copy.
Credits (note)
  • Conceived and directed by Joe Layton ; Gary Halvorson, director ; David Horn, producer ; Robert L. Freedman, writer. ; Alan Johnson, choreographer ; production designed by John Falabella ; lightning design by Ken Billington ; musical director/conductor, Don Pippin ; production executive, Rhoda Grauer ; Jac Venza, executive producer.
Event (note)
  • Broadcast on WNET/13, Feb. 20, 1987.
System Details (note)
  • DVD, transferred from archival original.
Source (note)
  • Exxon Corporation;
Call Number
*LDV 1735
Title
Broadway sings [videorecording] : the music of Jule Styne / a production of WNET / New York ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; PBS.
Imprint
Feb. 20, 1987.
Series
Great performances
System Details
DVD, transferred from archival original.
Access
Access to original item restricted; use service copy.
Credits
Conceived and directed by Joe Layton ; Gary Halvorson, director ; David Horn, producer ; Robert L. Freedman, writer. ; Alan Johnson, choreographer ; production designed by John Falabella ; lightning design by Ken Billington ; musical director/conductor, Don Pippin ; production executive, Rhoda Grauer ; Jac Venza, executive producer.
Performer
Jule Styne, host ; Joseph Bousso (the boy) ; performers: Patti Austin, Sammy Cahn, Diahann Carroll, Carol Channing, Betty Comden, Vic Damone, Michael Feinstein, Adolph Green, Mariette Hartley, Maurice Hines, Fran Jeffries, Jack Jones, Larry Kert, Jack Klugman, Arthur Laurents, Linda Lavin, Hal Linden, Melissa Manchester, Donna McKechnie, Phyllis Newman, Jeffrey Osborne, Ann Reinking, Chita Rivera, Milton Rosenstock, Rex Smith with other dancers and singers.
Event
Broadcast on WNET/13, Feb. 20, 1987.
Summary
From St. James Theatre in NYC, a salute to composer Jule Styne especially famous for a series of Broadway musicals. The program is composed of musical numbers, excerpts from shows and films, and comic routines depicting the composer's career, achievements, and associates. Styne chats with Jack Klugman, Sammy Cahn and Arthur Laurents; there are film clips of Gene Autry, Doris Day, Marilyn Monroe and Frank Sinatra singing from his songbook. Highlights: Let me entertain you (Donna McKechnie, Ann Reinking, Chita Rivera); Sunday, I guess I'll hang my tears out to dry (Patti Austin); I don't want to walk without you (Jeffrey Osborne); I've heard that song before, People (Jack Jones); It's been a long, long time, Long before I knew you (Hal Linden); Five minutes more, I'll walk alone (Fran Jeffries); I fall in love too easily, Just in time, Time after time (Diahann Carroll, Vic Damone); Captain Hook's waltz (Adolph Green); It's a perfect relationship (Phyllis Newman); Little girl from Little Rock (Carol Channing); Some people (Linda Lavin); All I need is the girl (Maurice Hines); Funny girl (Marietta Hartley); Music that makes me dance (Melissa Manchester).
Source
Gift; Exxon Corporation; 1993.
Added Author
Layton, Joe, 1931- director.
Halvorson, Gary, director.
Venza, Jac, producer.
Freedman, Robert L., 1957- screenwriter.
Johnson, Alan (Choreographer)
Billington, Ken, 1946- lighting designer.
Pippin, Donald, conductor.
Falabella, John. Producer
Grauer, Rhoda. Producer
Austin, Patti, performer.
Cahn, Sammy, lyricist.
Cahn, Sammy, performer.
Styne, Jule, 1905-1994, performer.
Carroll, Diahann, performer.
Channing, Carol, performer.
Comden, Betty, performer.
Damone, Vic, performer.
Feinstein, Michael, performer.
Green, Adolph, performer.
Hartley, Mariette, performer.
Hines, Maurice, performer.
Jeffries, Fran, performer.
Jones, Jack, 1938- performer.
Kert, Larry, performer.
Klugman, Jack, performer.
Laurents, Arthur, performer.
Lavin, Linda, 1937- performer.
Linden, Hal, performer.
Manchester, Melissa, performer.
McKechnie, Donna, performer.
Newman, Phyllis, 1935- performer.
Osborne, Jeffrey, performer.
Reinking, Ann, performer.
Rivera, Chita, performer.
Rosenstock, Milton, performer.
Smith, Rex, performer.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Exxon Corporation. Donor
Added Title
Music of Jule Styne
Great performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Research Call Number
*LDV 1735
*LVU 361
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