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Title The Best of big bands & swing [videorecording] / Kino International ; produced for video by Bret Wood.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Kino on Video, c2001.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage DVD    MJ COLL HR-2 K98DVD    Available
Description 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Hollywood rhythm. Paramount musical shorts; 2
Note Videodisc release of musical shorts originally produced by Paramount Pictures between 1929 and 1939.
Title from container and disc label.
Contents Blue of the night / Bing Crosby (1933) -- Musical doctor / Rudy Vallee, Mae Questel (1932) -- Singapore Sue / Anna Chang, Cary Grant (1931) -- Office blues / Ginger Rogers (1930) -- Artie Shaw's class in swing / Artie Shaw (1939) -- Her future / Ethel Merman (1930) -- Lesson in love / Kelen Kane (1931) -- Favorite melodies / Ruth Etting (1929) -- Meet the boyfriend / Lillian Roth (1920) -- Dream house / Bing Crosby (1932) -- Bonus performances / Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys, Ginger Rogers & Jackie Oakie, Tallulah Bankhead, Kate Smith, Jeanette MacDonald, Maurice Chevalier, Boswell Sisters.
Summary Presents ten musical shorts along with bonus performances providing an opportunity to see and hear the best in the big band era.
System Details DVD.
Subject Swing (Music)
Big band music.
Popular music -- United States -- 1931-1940.
Genre/Form Musical films
Added Author Wood, Bret
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977
Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986.
Questel, Mae, 1910-1998-
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986-
Chang, Anna
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004-
Merman, Ethel
Kane, Helen.
Etting, Ruth, 1897-1978
Roth, Lillian, 1910-1980.
Wills, Bob, 1905-1975-
Bankhead, Tallulah, 1902-1968.
Smith, Kate, 1907-1986.
MacDonald, Jeanette, 1903-1965.
Chevalier, Maurice, 1888-1972.
Kino International Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Added Title Best of big bands and swing
Hollywood rhythm. Paramount musical shorts. 2, Best of big bands & swing
Blue of the night.
Musical doctor.
Singapore Sue.
Office blues.
Artie Shaw's class in swing.
Her future.
Lesson in love.
Favorite melodies.
Meet the boyfriend.
Dream house.
Standard No. 738329019822

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