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Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy

Author: Albert M TapperMichael KantorBarbara BrilliantKris LiemMead HuntAll authors
Publisher: [Silver Spring, MD] : Acorn Media Group, [2012] ©2012
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. This entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories and shows.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Albert M Tapper; Michael Kantor; Barbara Brilliant; Kris Liem; Mead Hunt; Andy Einhorn; Joel Grey; David Hyde Pierce; Matthew Broderick; Kelli O'Hara; Zero Mostel; Nathan Lane; Barbra Streisand; Idina Menzel; Kristin Chenoweth; B'WAY Films,; Ghost Light Films,; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.),
ISBN: 9781598289848 1598289845
OCLC Number: 827716551
Language Note: In English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Notes: Premiered nationally on PBS "Great Performances", January 1, 2013.
Viewer's guide (14 pages) inserted in container.
Bonus disc features extended interviews and performances, and biography of narrator, Joel Grey.
Credits: Musical supervisor, Andy Einhorn ; editor, Kris Liem; cinematographer, Mead Hunt and others; conceived and developed by Barbara Brilliant.
Performer(s): Narrator, Joel Grey ; featuring David Hyde Pierce, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth. Joel Grey, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Dick Van Dyke.
Description: 2 videodiscs (84 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 guide.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation, NTSC ; 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital.
Contents: Disc 1. (84 minutes) --
disc 2. Bonus features (176 minutes).
Responsibility: An Albert M. Tapper production ; produced, written and directed by Michael Kantor ; co-producer Patty Baker, Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill ; a production of Albert M. Tapper, B'WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, and THIRTEEN for WNET.

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Examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. This entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories and shows.

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