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The Resource Top hat, a Radio Picture ; directed by Mark Sandrich ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; screen play by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott ; story by Dwight Taylor, (videorecording)

Top hat, a Radio Picture ; directed by Mark Sandrich ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; screen play by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott ; story by Dwight Taylor, (videorecording)

Label
Top hat
Title
Top hat
Statement of responsibility
a Radio Picture ; directed by Mark Sandrich ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; screen play by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott ; story by Dwight Taylor
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Choreographer
Commentator
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Musical director
Production personnel
Producer
Recording engineer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Top hat (Motion picture)
Credits note
Lyrics and music, Irving Berlin ; musical director, Max Steiner ; gowns by Bernard Newman ; photographed by David Abel ; photographic effects by Vernon Walker ; ensembles staged by Hermes Pan ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; set dressing by Thomas Little ; recorded by Hugh McDowell, Jr. ; music recorded by P.J. Faulkner ; edited by William Hamilton
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
T66 2005
PerformerNote
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Edward Everett Horton, Erik Rhodes, Eric Blore, Helen Broderick
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1945
  • 1905-1996
  • 1906-1995
  • 1911-1995
  • 1906-1990
  • 1887-1959
  • 1891-1959
  • 1888-1989
  • 1888-1971
  • 1903-1966
  • 1883-1973
  • 1894-1948
  • 1905-1990
  • 1898-1968
  • 1886-1985
  • 1893-1942
  • 1903-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sandrich, Mark
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Taylor, Dwight
  • Scott, Allan
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Horton, Edward Everett
  • Rhodes, Erik
  • Blore, Eric
  • Broderick, Helen
  • Berlin, Irving
  • Steiner, Max
  • Newman, Bernard
  • Abel, David
  • Walker, Vernon L.
  • Pan, Hermes
  • Polglase, Van Nest
  • Little, Thomas
  • McDowell, Hugh
  • Faulkner, P. J.
  • Hamilton, William
  • McKenzie, Ava Astaire
  • Billman, Larry
  • Hope, Bob
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mistaken identity
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Longs métrages
  • Identidad
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Mistaken identity
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Top hat, a Radio Picture ; directed by Mark Sandrich ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; screen play by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott ; story by Dwight Taylor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1
  • Special features: Commentary by Ava Astaire McKenzie and film historian Larry Billman; "On top: inside the success of Top Hat" featurette (2005 ; 18 min. ; col. & b&w); "Watch the birdie" comedy short with Bob Hope (1935 ; 18 min. ; b&w); "Page Miss Glory" classic cartoon (1936 ; ca. 8 min. ; col.); Theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780650787
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 053939659023
  • 053939725926
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • T6590
  • T7259
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm61257497
  • (OCoLC)61257497
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Top hat, a Radio Picture ; directed by Mark Sandrich ; a Pandro S. Berman production ; screen play by Dwight Taylor and Allan Scott ; story by Dwight Taylor, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1935
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1
  • Special features: Commentary by Ava Astaire McKenzie and film historian Larry Billman; "On top: inside the success of Top Hat" featurette (2005 ; 18 min. ; col. & b&w); "Watch the birdie" comedy short with Bob Hope (1935 ; 18 min. ; b&w); "Page Miss Glory" classic cartoon (1936 ; ca. 8 min. ; col.); Theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (100 min.)
Isbn
9780780650787
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 053939659023
  • 053939725926
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • T6590
  • T7259
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm61257497
  • (OCoLC)61257497
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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