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The Resource 42nd street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (DVD videorecording)

42nd street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (DVD videorecording)

Label
42nd street
Title
42nd street
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour
Title variation
Forty-second Street
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Choreographer
Composer
Director
Lyricist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Member of
Cataloging source
OC2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dances & ensembles created by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; photography by Sol Polito ; edited by Frank Ware & Thomas Pratt ; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein
Language note
English with optional English or French subtitles ; closed-captioned. (feature film only)
PerformerNote
Warner Baxter (Julian Marsh), Bebe Daniels (Dorothy Brock), George Brent (Pat Denning), Ruby Keeler (Peggy), Guy Kibbee (Abner Dillon), Uuna Merkel (Lorraine Fleming), Ginger Rogers (Ann), Ned Sparks (Barry), Dick Powell (Billy Lawler), Allen Jenkins (Mac Elroy), Edward J. Nugent (Terry), Robert McWade (Jones), George E. Stone (Andy Lee)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1976
  • 1890-1955
  • 1899-1953
  • 1893-1981
  • 1889-1951
  • 1901-1971
  • 1904-1979
  • 1882-1956
  • 1903-1986
  • 1911-1995
  • 1883-1957
  • 1904-1963
  • 1900-1974
  • 1904-1995
  • 1872-1938
  • 1903-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Bacon, Lloyd
  • James, Rian
  • Seymour, James
  • Warren, Harry
  • Dubin, Al
  • Baxter, Warner
  • Daniels, Bebe
  • Brent, George
  • Keeler, Ruby
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Merkel, Una
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Sparks, Ned
  • Powell, Dick
  • Jenkins, Allen
  • Nugent, Edward
  • McWade, Robert
  • Stone, George E.
  • Ropes, Bradford
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
89
Series statement
Busby Berkeley collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • Theater
  • Feature films
  • Musical films
  • Film adaptations
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • National Film Registry
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
42nd street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1933
  • Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
  • Includes: 3 vintage featurettes: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel, A trip through a Hollywood studio ; Notes on Busby Berkeley
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569678545
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67854
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65222579
  • (OCoLC)65222579
  • 873761
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
42nd street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1933
  • Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
  • Includes: 3 vintage featurettes: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel, A trip through a Hollywood studio ; Notes on Busby Berkeley
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569678545
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
67854
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65222579
  • (OCoLC)65222579
  • 873761
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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