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Greatest classic films collection, Busby Berkeley musicals, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording)

Label
Greatest classic films collection, Busby Berkeley musicals
Title
Greatest classic films collection
Title part
Busby Berkeley musicals
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures
Title variation
Busby Berkeley musicals
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • 42nd Street: A Broadway producer sends in an understudy when his star twists her ankle
  • Gold diggers of 1937: Rosmer Peck is an insurance agent with musical ambitions who becomes romantically involved with Norma Perry, a showgirl who has given up spangles for a stenographer's pad. Her friends Genevieve Larkin and Sally LaVerne give up their tap shoes for gold digging and take up with executives in a theatrical production company that, unbeknowst to them or the director J.J. Hobath, is going bankrupt due to poor management
  • Cagney stars as Chester Kent, a diligent musical comedy director who is continually warding off snoopers hired by his competitors to steal his ideas
  • Dames: Three relatives stand to inherit a multi-millionaire's money if they turn against his pet hate, the theater
Member of
Cataloging source
IF9
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • 42nd Street: directed by Lloyd Bacon
  • Gold diggers of 1937: directed by Lloyd Bacon ; musical numbers created and directed by Busby Berkeley
  • Footlight parade: directed by Lloyd Bacon ; numbers created and staged by Busby Berkeley
  • Dames: directed by Ray Enright ; numbers created and directed by Busby Berkeley
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Audio: English mono.; subtitles: English, French, Spanish
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
A1455 2010
PerformerNote
  • 42nd Street: Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Una Merkel
  • Gold diggers of 1937: Dick Powell, Joan Blondell, Victor Moore, Glenda Farrell
  • Footlight parade: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell
  • Dames: Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1971
  • 1889-1951
  • 1904-1979
  • 1903-1986
  • 1898-1963
  • 1904-1963
  • 1890-1955
  • 1899-1986
  • 1904-1971
  • 1896-1965
  • 1895-1976
  • 1876-1962
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  • Daniels, Bebe
  • Baxter, Warner
  • Brent, George
  • Merkel, Una
  • Pitts, ZaSu
  • Powell, Dick
  • Blondell, Joan
  • Bacon, Lloyd
  • Cagney, James
  • Keeler, Ruby
  • Farrell, Glenda
  • Enright, Ray
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Moore, Victor
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
384
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Dancers
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Busby Berkeley musicals, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel and A trip through a Hollywood studio ; notes by Busby Berkeley ; historical short of The romance of Louisiana ; 2 cartoons: Plenty of money and you and Speaking of the weather ; 2 excerpts from 1929s Gold Diggers of Broadway theatrical trailer ; featurette: Footlight parade: music for the decades ; 2 shorts: Rambling 'round radio row #8 and Vaudeville reel #1 ; 2 cartoons: Honeymoon hotel and Young and healthy ; theatrical trailer ; featurette Busby Berkeley's Kaleidoscopic eyes ; 3 shorts: And she learned about dames, Good morning, Eve; and Melody master ; 2 cartoons: I only have eyes for you and Those beautiful dames ; audio-only bonus: Direct from Hollywood radio promo ; theatrical trailer
  • Titles from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
42nd Street (89 min.) -- Gold diggers of 1937 (101 min.) -- Footlight parade (104 min.) -- Dames (90 min.)
Control code
ocn680328971
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (384 min.)
Isbn
9781419887642
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929095551
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
3000030380
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)680328971
System details
DVD; standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions; dual-layer format; Dolby digital; closed-captioned; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Busby Berkeley musicals, Warner Bros. Pictures, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel and A trip through a Hollywood studio ; notes by Busby Berkeley ; historical short of The romance of Louisiana ; 2 cartoons: Plenty of money and you and Speaking of the weather ; 2 excerpts from 1929s Gold Diggers of Broadway theatrical trailer ; featurette: Footlight parade: music for the decades ; 2 shorts: Rambling 'round radio row #8 and Vaudeville reel #1 ; 2 cartoons: Honeymoon hotel and Young and healthy ; theatrical trailer ; featurette Busby Berkeley's Kaleidoscopic eyes ; 3 shorts: And she learned about dames, Good morning, Eve; and Melody master ; 2 cartoons: I only have eyes for you and Those beautiful dames ; audio-only bonus: Direct from Hollywood radio promo ; theatrical trailer
  • Titles from container
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
42nd Street (89 min.) -- Gold diggers of 1937 (101 min.) -- Footlight parade (104 min.) -- Dames (90 min.)
Control code
ocn680328971
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (384 min.)
Isbn
9781419887642
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929095551
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
3000030380
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)680328971
System details
DVD; standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions; dual-layer format; Dolby digital; closed-captioned; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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