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The Resource Greatest classic films collection, Astaire and Rogers, RKO Radio Pictures Inc. ; a Pandro S. Berman production, (videorecording)

Greatest classic films collection, Astaire and Rogers, RKO Radio Pictures Inc. ; a Pandro S. Berman production, (videorecording)

Label
Greatest classic films collection, Astaire and Rogers
Title
Greatest classic films collection
Title part
Astaire and Rogers
Statement of responsibility
RKO Radio Pictures Inc. ; a Pandro S. Berman production
Title variation
Astaire and Rogers
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Director
Lyricist
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • The gay divorcee: Mimi Glossop wants a divorce so her Aunt Hortense hires a professional to play the correspondent in apparent infidelity. American dancer Guy Holden meets Mimi while visiting Brightbourne (Brighton) and she thinks he is the correspondent--www.imdb.com
  • Shall we dance: A budding romance between a ballet master and a tapdancer becomes complicated when rumours surface that they're already married--www.imdb.com
  • Swing time: A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer--www.imdb.com
  • Top hat: Showman Jerry Travers is working for producer Horace Hardwick in London. Jerry demonstrates his new dance steps late one night in Horace's hotel, much to the annoyance of sleeping Dale Tremont below. She goes upstairs to complain and the two are immediately attracted to each other. Complications arise when Dale mistakes Jerry for Horace--www.imdb.com
Member of
Cataloging source
EYP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • The gay divorcee: directed by Mark Sandrich
  • Shall we dance: screenplay by Allan Scott and Ernest Pagano ; directed by Mark Sandrich
  • Swing time: music by Jerome Kern ; lyrics by Dorothy Fields ; screenplay by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; directed by George Stevens
  • Top hat: lyrics and music by Irving Berlin ; screenplay by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott ; directed by Mark Sandrich
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Audio: English mono.; subtitles: English, French, Spanish
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
G3924 2010
PerformerNote
  • The gay divorcee: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Alice Brady, Edward Everett Horton
  • Shall we dance: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Eric Blore, Jerome Cowan, Ketti Gallian, Harriet Hoctor
  • Swing time: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Mataxa
  • Top hat: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Helen Broderick, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1996
  • 1900-1945
  • 1906-1995
  • 1885-1945
  • 1905-1974
  • 1889-1968
  • 1904-1975
  • 1888-1989
  • 1911-1995
  • 1892-1939
  • 1887-1959
  • 1897-1972
  • 1912-1972
  • 1876-1962
  • 1891-1959
  • 1916-1994
  • 1906-1990
  • 1903-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Sandrich, Mark
  • Scott, Allan
  • Pagano, Ernest
  • Kern, Jerome
  • Fields, Dorothy
  • Lindsay, Howard
  • Stevens, George
  • Berlin, Irving
  • Taylor, Dwight
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Brady, Alice
  • Horton, Edward Everett
  • Blore, Eric
  • Cowan, Jerome
  • Gallian, Ketti
  • Hoctor, Harriet
  • Moore, Victor
  • Broderick, Helen
  • Furness, Betty
  • Metaxa, Georges
  • Rhodes, Erik
  • Hope, Bob
  • RKO Radio Pictures, inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
418
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Dancers
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Astaire and Rogers, RKO Radio Pictures Inc. ; a Pandro S. Berman production, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • The gay divorcee (disc 1 side A) includes: two shorts: Show Kids and Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove; cartoon: Shake Your Powder Puff; audio-only bonus: Hollywood on the air radio promo; theatrical trailer
  • The gay divorcee: Originally released as a motion picture in 1934
  • Shall we dance (disc 1 side B) includes: commentary by songwriter Hugh Martin and pianist Kevin Cole; featurette: The Music of Shall We Dance; musical short: Sheik to Sheik; cartoon Toy Town Hall
  • Shall we dance: Originally released as a motion picture in 1937
  • Swing time (disc 2 side A) includes: commentary by John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing; featurette: The Swing of Things: Swing Time Step by Step; musical short Hotel a la Swing; cartoon: Bingo Crosbyana; theatrical trailer
  • Swing time: Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Top hat (disc 2 side B) includes: commentary by Fred Astaire's daughter Ava Astaire McKenzie and film historian Larry Billman; featurette: On Top: Inside the Success of Top Hat; comedy short: Watch the Birdie with Bob Hope; cartoon page: Miss Glory; theatrical trailer
  • Top hat: Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
  • Titles from container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
The gay divorcee (105 min.) -- Shall we dance (109 min.) -- Swing time (104 min.) -- Top hat (100 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419881480
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929068784
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000030382
  • 2000039407
  • 2000039408
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn679576593
  • (OCoLC)679576593
System details
DVD; standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions; dual-layer format; Dolby digital; closed-captioned; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Astaire and Rogers, RKO Radio Pictures Inc. ; a Pandro S. Berman production, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • The gay divorcee (disc 1 side A) includes: two shorts: Show Kids and Star Night at the Cocoanut Grove; cartoon: Shake Your Powder Puff; audio-only bonus: Hollywood on the air radio promo; theatrical trailer
  • The gay divorcee: Originally released as a motion picture in 1934
  • Shall we dance (disc 1 side B) includes: commentary by songwriter Hugh Martin and pianist Kevin Cole; featurette: The Music of Shall We Dance; musical short: Sheik to Sheik; cartoon Toy Town Hall
  • Shall we dance: Originally released as a motion picture in 1937
  • Swing time (disc 2 side A) includes: commentary by John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing; featurette: The Swing of Things: Swing Time Step by Step; musical short Hotel a la Swing; cartoon: Bingo Crosbyana; theatrical trailer
  • Swing time: Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
  • Top hat (disc 2 side B) includes: commentary by Fred Astaire's daughter Ava Astaire McKenzie and film historian Larry Billman; featurette: On Top: Inside the Success of Top Hat; comedy short: Watch the Birdie with Bob Hope; cartoon page: Miss Glory; theatrical trailer
  • Top hat: Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
  • Titles from container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
The gay divorcee (105 min.) -- Shall we dance (109 min.) -- Swing time (104 min.) -- Top hat (100 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (418 min.)
Isbn
9781419881480
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929068784
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000030382
  • 2000039407
  • 2000039408
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn679576593
  • (OCoLC)679576593
System details
DVD; standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions; dual-layer format; Dolby digital; closed-captioned; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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