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Orchestra wives

Title
Orchestra wives [videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox ; director, Archie Mayo ; producer, William LeBaron ; screenplay, Karl Tunberg and Darrell Ware.
Publication
Los Angeles, CA : Fox Video, 1991, c1942.

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Additional Authors
  • Mayo, Archie L., 1891-1968.
  • LeBaron, William, 1883-1958.
  • Castle, Nick, 1910-1968.
  • Tunberg, Karl.
  • Ware, Darrell, 1906-1944.
  • Day, Richard, 1894-1972.
  • Wright, Joseph C.
  • Luick, Earl, 1904-2003.
  • Gordon, Mack, 1904-1959.
  • Warren, Harry, 1893-1981.
  • Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
Description
1 videocassette (97 min.) : sd., b&w NTSC; 1/2 in. (VHS)
Summary
Musical about the trials of a young bride on tour with her husband, a trumpeter with an orchestra. Ballerina Tamara Geva appears in an acting role as one of the "orchestra wives." The film is preceded by approx. 3 1/2 min. of advertisements.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Motion pictures.
  • Musicals.
  • Features.
Note
  • Motion picture originally released by Twentieth Century-Fox in 1942; re-released as a videotape in 1991 by Fox Video, Los Angeles, CA.
Credits (note)
  • Director of photography, Lucien Ballard ; choreography for the Nicholas Brothers, Nick Castle ; lyrics and music, Harry Warren and Mack Gordon ; screenplay after an original story by James Prindle ; art direction, Richard Day and Joseph C. Wright ; costumes, Earl Luick.
Performer (note)
  • George Montgomery (Bill Evans), Ann Rutherford (Connie), Glenn Miller (Gene Morrison), the Nicholas Brothers (specialty), Lynn Bari (Jaynie; vocals dubbed by Pat Friday), Cesar Romero (Sinjin), Carole Landis (Natalie), Virginia Gilmore (Elsie), Mary Beth Hughes (Caroline), Tamara Geva (Mrs. Beck), Frank Orth (Rex Willet), Ray Eberle, Marion Hutton, Jackie Gleason, Tex Beneke and the Modernaires, and others.
Contents
Dance contents: [Jitterbug] / performed by the ensemble -- "I've got a gal in Kalamazoo" / performed by the Nicholas Brothers -- The film also includes numerous brief scenes of social dancing.
ISBN
0793917328
OCLC
24611294
Owning Institutions
Princeton University Library