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The boys : the Sherman brothers' story

Author: Jeffrey C ShermanGregory V ShermanWalt Disney Pictures.Crescendo Productions.Traveling Light Productions.All authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2010]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary on the lives of Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman, the Academy Award-winning songwriting team that defined family musical entertainment with songs such as A spoonful of sugar, from Mary Poppins, and I wan'na be like you, from The jungle book. Explores the deep and longstanding rift that has kept the brothers personally estranged throughout much of their professional partnership. Includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Named Person: Robert B Sherman; Richard M Sherman; Richard M Sherman; Robert B Sherman
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey C Sherman; Gregory V Sherman; Walt Disney Pictures.; Crescendo Productions.; Traveling Light Productions.; Walt Disney Home Entertainment (Firm); Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 649069030
Language Note: In English or Spanish with optional English subtitles for the hearing impaired and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Originally produced in 2009.
Includes facsim. of original song copy (melody with chord symbols) of Tuppence a bag (dated Jan. 24, 1963).
Bonus features: Why they're "The boys"; Disney Studios in the '60s; casting Mary Poppins; the process; theme parks; Roy Williams; Bob's art; Celebration; Sherman brothers' jukebox.
Credits: Director of photography, Richard Numeroff ; editor, Rich Evirs.
Cast: Randy Newman, Angela Lansbury, Alan Menken, Dick Van Dyke.
Target Audience: Rating: PG; for mild thematic elements, smoking images, and brief language.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation, enhanced for 16x9 televisions; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0; NTSC.
Responsibility: Walt Disney Pictures presents a Crescendo/Traveling Light production ; directed by Jeffrey C. Sherman, Gregory V. Sherman ; produced by Gregory V. Sherman, Jeffrey C. Sherman.

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Documentary on the lives of Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman, the Academy Award-winning songwriting team that defined family musical entertainment with songs such as A spoonful of sugar, from Mary Poppins, and I wan'na be like you, from The jungle book. Explores the deep and longstanding rift that has kept the brothers personally estranged throughout much of their professional partnership. Includes interviews with Dick Van Dyke, Angela Lansbury, Roy Disney, and others.

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