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The Resource Broadway melody of 1940, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Norman Taurog ; screenplay by Leon Gordon and George Oppenheimer

Broadway melody of 1940, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Norman Taurog ; screenplay by Leon Gordon and George Oppenheimer

Label
Broadway melody of 1940
Title
Broadway melody of 1940
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Norman Taurog ; screenplay by Leon Gordon and George Oppenheimer
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A backstage yarn about two hoofers, Johnny Brett and King Shaw, who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall for little or nothing. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical. On opening night King is unable to perform due to intoxication, and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake in identity and all is resolved
Member of
Cataloging source
UAP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Oliver T. Marsh A.S.C., Joseph Ruttenberg A.S.C. ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; film editor, Blanche Sewell ; music and lyrics, Cole Porter ; dances, Bobby Connolly
PerformerNote
Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Ian Hunter, Florence Rice, Lynne Carver
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1989
  • 1899-1981
  • 1884-1960
  • 1891-1964
  • 1912-1982
  • 1902-1992
  • 1890-1949
  • 1900-1975
  • 1911-1974
  • 1880-1952
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cummings, Jack
  • Taurog, Norman
  • Gordon, Leon
  • Oppenheimer, George
  • Porter, Cole
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Powell, Eleanor
  • Murphy, George
  • Morgan, Frank
  • Hunter, Ian
  • Rice, Florence
  • Carver, Lynne
  • McGowan, J. P.
  • Schary, Dore
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
103
Series statement
Musicals great musicals collection
Technique
not applicable
Label
Broadway melody of 1940, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Norman Taurog ; screenplay by Leon Gordon and George Oppenheimer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • MGM / UA Home Video : MV301111
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16632868
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Broadway melody of 1940, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Jack Cummings ; directed by Norman Taurog ; screenplay by Leon Gordon and George Oppenheimer
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • MGM / UA Home Video : MV301111
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
  • vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
16632868
Dimensions
1/2 in
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS format
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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