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Title 42nd street [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment, Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]


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Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released 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.
Credits 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.
Performer 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).
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.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
English with optional English or French subtitles.
Subject Theatrical producers and directors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Theater -- Production and direction -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Genre/Form Film adaptations
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Bacon, Lloyd, 1890-1955 Director.
James, Rian, 1899-1953. Screenwriter.
Seymour, James Screenwriter.
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981 Composer.
Dubin, Al Lyricist.
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976 Choreographer.
Baxter, Warner, 1889-1951 Actor.
Daniels, Bebe, 1901-1971 Actor.
Brent, George, 1904-1979 Actor.
Keeler, Ruby Actor.
Kibbee, Guy, 1882-1956 Actor.
Merkel, Una, 1903-1986 Actor.
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995 Actor.
Sparks, Ned, 1883-1957. Actor.
Powell, Dick, 1904-1963 Actor.
Jenkins, Allen, 1900-1974. Actor.
Nugent, Edward, 1904-1995 Actor.
McWade, Robert, 1872-1938. Actor.
Stone, George E., 1903-1967 Actor.
Ropes, Bradford. 42nd Street
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Vitaphone Corp.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Forty-second street
ISBN 1419823191 (set)
9781419823190 (set)
Standard No. 012569678545
012569678460 set
Music No. 67854 Warner Home Video
67846 Warner Home Video (Set)

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