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Uniform Title Shall we dance (Motion picture : 1937)
Title Shall we dance [videorecording] / RKO Radio Pictures Inc. presents ; screenplay by Allan Scott and Ernest Pagano ; adaptation by P.J. Wolfson ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; directed by Mark Sandrich.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., [2005]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    SHA    DUE 10-19-22
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical mono
laser optical, NTSC
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Cast Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore, Jerome Cowan, Ketti Gallian, William Brisbane, Ann Shoemaker, Harriet Hoctor.
Credits Music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; musical director, Nathaniel Shilkret ; photographed by David Abel ; special effects by Vernon Walker ; ballet staged by Hermes Pan and Harry Losee ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; recorded by Hugh McDowell, Jr. ; gowns by Irene ; set dressing, Darrell Silvera ; edited by William Hamilton.
Note Based on the story: Watch your step / by Lee Loeb and Harold Buchman.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937.
Also issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary A male ballet dancer and a female singer enter into a phony romance to generate publicity for their careers.
Note Special features: Commentary by songwriter Hugh Martin & pianist Kevin Cole; "The music from 'Shall we dance'" featurette (c2005, 16 min.); "Sheik to sheik" musical short (c1936, 22 min.); "Toy Town Hall" cartoon (c1936, 6 min.).
Subject Ballet dancers -- Drama.
Women singers -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Show business films.
Musical films.
Romantic comedy films.
Dance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Sandrich, Mark, 1900-1945. Director.
Scott, Allan, 1906-1995. Screenwriter.
Pagano, Ernest. Screenwriter.
Wolfson, P. J. (Pincus Jacob), 1903-1979. Adapter.
Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996. Producer.
Astaire, Fred. Actor.
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995. Actor.
Horton, Edward Everett. Actor.
Blore, Eric, 1887-1959. Actor.
Cowan, Jerome, 1897-1972. Actor.
Gallian, Ketti, 1912-1972. Actor.
Brisbane, William, 1905-1966. Actor.
Shoemaker, Ann. Actor.
Hoctor, Harriet. Actor.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Composer.
Gershwin, Ira, 1896-1983. Lyricist.
Shilkret, Nathaniel, 1889-1982. Musical director.
Abel, David, 1883-1973. Cinematographer.
Walker, Vernon L., 1894-1948. Cinematographer.
Pan, Hermes, 1905-1990. Choreographer.
Losee, Harry. Choreographer.
Polglase, Van Nest, 1898-1968. Artistic director.
McDowell, Hugh. Sound designer.
Irene, 1901-1962. Costume designer.
Silvera, Darrell, 1900-1983. Set designer.
Hamilton, William, 1893-1942. Film editor.
Martin, Hugh, 1914-2011. Commentator.
Cole, Kevin. Commentator.
Loeb, Lee. Watch your step.
Buchman, Harold. Watch your step.
RKO Radio Pictures.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Music of Shall we dance.
Sheik to sheik.
Toy Town Hall.
Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1.
ISBN 0780650743
0780650786 (set)
9780780650787 (set)
Standard No. 053939725520
053939725926 set
Music No. T7255 Warner Home Video
T7259 Warner Home Video (set)

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