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Uniform Title Music man (Motion picture : 1962)
Title Meredith Willson's The music man [videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1999].


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Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Based on Meredith Willson's play The Music Man, with his music and lyrics, book written in collaboration with Franklin Lacey.
Contents Color feature film (151 min.) -- Documentary (30 min.).
Credits Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; orchestrations by Ray Heindorf, Frank Comstock, Gus Levene ; music supervised and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; choreographer, Onna White.
Performer Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Pert Kelton, the Buffalo Bills, Timmy Everett, Susan Luckey, Ronny Howard, Harry Hickox, Charles Lane, Mary Wickes.
Summary Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English dialogue, optional English or French subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Awards Winner (tie), Best Film - Musical Comedy, 1962 Golden Globes ; Winner, Best Music Adaptation or Treatment (Ray Heindorf), 1962 Academy Awards.
Subject Band directors -- Iowa -- Drama.
Swindlers and swindling -- Iowa -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Iowa -- Drama.
Iowa -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Willson, Meredith, 1902-1984.
Hargrove, Marion, 1919-2003.
DaCosta, Morton, 1914-1989.
Preston, Robert, 1918-1987.
Jones, Shirley, 1934 March 31-
Hackett, Buddy, 1924-2003.
Gingold, Hermione, 1897-1987.
Ford, Paul, 1901-1976.
Howard, Ron, 1954-
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Right here in River City.
ISBN 0790738155
Standard No. 085391676829
Music No. 16768 Warner Home Video

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