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Broadway melody of 1940

Author: Jack CummingsLeon GordonGeorge OppenheimerNorman TaurogCole PorterAll authors
Publisher: [Burbank, CA] : Warner Home Video, [2003], ©1940.
Series: Classic musicals collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Standard versionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Filmed dance
Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Musicals
Films
Teatro
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Cummings; Leon Gordon; George Oppenheimer; Norman Taurog; Cole Porter; Fred Astaire; Eleanor Powell; George Murphy; Frank Morgan; Ian Hunter; Florence Rice; Lynne Carver; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790774798 9780790774794
OCLC Number: 52101452
Language Note: Closed captioned. English or French soundtrack; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Special features: All-new digital transfer; Ann Miller hosts Cole Porter in Hollywood: Begin the Beguine; Our Gang short The Big Premiere; theatrical trailer; behind-the-scenes notes.
Credits: Lyrics and music, Cole Porter.
Cast: Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Ian Hunter, Florence Rice, Lynne Carver.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital mono.; regon code 1; dual-layer format.
Series Title: Classic musicals collection.
Other Titles: Broadway melody of nineteen forty
Responsibility: a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture produced by Loew's Incorporated ; directed by Norman Taurog ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screenplay by Leon Gordon and George Oppenheimer.

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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.

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