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[E.Y. Harburg documentary

Author: Bud Greenspan; David Perry; E Y Harburg
Publisher: N.p., n.d.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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Video documentary on the career of lyricist E.Y. "Yip" Harburg. Includes excerpts from interviews with Harburg, clips from films and stage shows to which he contributed lyrics, home movie footage, and performance sequences in which Harburg performs several of his best known songs. Harburg discusses his friendship with George and Ira Gershwin, and his professional relationships with colleagues Harold Arlen and Burton  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual works
Interviews
Anecdotes
Named Person: E Y Harburg; E Y Harburg; E Y Harburg; Ira Gershwin; George Gershwin; Harold Arlen; Burton Lane; Burton Lane
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bud Greenspan; David Perry; E Y Harburg
OCLC Number: 55639394
Notes: No production credits on tape. It is unclear whether the documentary was ever broadcast or publically screened. Title provided by cataloger.
Video quality is erratic.
Performer(s): Narrated by David Perry.
Description: 1 videocassette (VHS) (22 min.) : sd., col. SP ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Songs excerpted: Over the rainbow --
Brother, can you spare a dime? --
April in Paris --
Lydia the tattooed lady --
How are things in Glocca Mora? --
It's only a paper moon.
Other Titles: Bud Greenspan on Yip
Responsibility: produced by Bud Greenspan].

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Video documentary on the career of lyricist E.Y. "Yip" Harburg. Includes excerpts from interviews with Harburg, clips from films and stage shows to which he contributed lyrics, home movie footage, and performance sequences in which Harburg performs several of his best known songs. Harburg discusses his friendship with George and Ira Gershwin, and his professional relationships with colleagues Harold Arlen and Burton Lane.

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