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Title Gold diggers of 1935 [videorecording] / Warner Bro. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; a First National picture ; directed by Busby Berkeley ; screenplay, Manuel Seff and Peter Milne.

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


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Description 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1935.
Special features include (buz'be bur'kle) n. A study in style -- Double exposure -- 2 vintage cartoons: Gold diggers of '49 -- Shuffle off to Buffalo -- Audio only bonus: Direct from Hollywood radio promo -- Gold diggers trailer gallery.
Contents Dance contents: Dance of hotel workers, perf. by the ensemble -- Rehearsals of dagger and swan dances, perf. by Menjou and ensemble -- "The words are in my heart" production number includes dances by the female ensemble and a female soloist -- "Lullaby of Broadway" production number, perf. by Powell, Shaw, and ensemble, includes an exhibition ballroom dancing number by Ramón and Rosita, and a tap dance by the ensemble.
Credits Music and lyrics by Harry Warren and Al Dubin ; story by Robert Lord and Peter Milne ; dances created and staged by Busby Berkeley ; edited by George Amy ; photographed by George Barnes ; art direction, Anton Grot ; costumes, Orry-Kelly.
Cast Dick Powell (Dick Curtis), Adolphe Menjou (Nicoleff), Gloria Stuart (Ann Prentiss), Alice Brady (Mrs. Prentiss), Glenda Farrell (Betty Hawes), Frank McHugh (Humbolt Prentiss), Wini Shaw (Winny), and others.
Summary A medical student working as a clerk in a ritzy New England hotel falls in love with a rich woman's daughter.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
English dialogue, optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Theatrical producers and directors -- New England -- Drama.
Theater -- Production and direction -- New England -- Drama.
Genre/Form Musical films
Comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Powell, Dick, 1904-1963 Actor.
Menjou, Adolphe, 1890-1963 Actor.
Stuart, Gloria Actor.
Brady, Alice, 1892-1939 Actor.
Farrell, Glenda, 1904-1971 Actor.
McHugh, Frank, 1899-1981. Actor.
Shaw, Winifred, 1899-1982
Berkeley, Busby, 1895-1976 Director.
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981
Dubin, Al
Seff, Manuel, 1895-1969 Screenwriter.
Milne, Peter, 1896-1968 Screenwriter.
Lord, Robert, 1900-1976
Grot, Anton, 1884-1974
Orry-Kelly, 1897-1964
Ramón and Rosita.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Vitaphone Corp.
First National Pictures, Inc.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Standard No. 012569678514
Music No. 67851 Warner Brothers Video

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