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Harry Warren and the great musicals

Author: Ray McCareyEdwin DuParJoseph CottenVitaphone Corp.Warner Bros.All authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Hollywood's Attic, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : Videodisc : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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"Harry Warren, America's foremost composer": The career of the great song writer is seen in a series of musical short subjects of the 1930s and 40s. "The Fabulous Musicals" presents excerpts and brief history of Hollywood musicals, capturing the extravagance and appeal of that art form. It features such songs as "Am I Blue?", "42nd Street" "We're in the Money" and "I Only Have Eyes for You," and footage from movies  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Excerpts Vocal scores with piano
Named Person: Harry Warren; Marilyn Miller; Ethel Waters; Myrna Loy; Loretta Young; Sally Blane; Dick Powell; Busby Berkeley; Ruby Keeler; Grace Moore; Nelson Eddy; Jeannette McDonald; Bing Crosby; Bob Hope; Bill Robinson; Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ray McCarey; Edwin DuPar; Joseph Cotten; Vitaphone Corp.; Warner Bros.; Wolper Productions.; United Artists Corporation.; Hollywood's Attic (Firm)
OCLC Number: 51309045
Credits: "Harry Warren, America's foremost composer" directed by Ray McCarey ; photographed by E.B. DuPar ; music and lyrics by Harry Warren.
Series producer, Jack Haley, Jr. ; writer/producer, Draper Lewis ; film editor, Melvin Shapiro.
Cast: "Harry Warren, America's foremost composer" features The Leaders, Gladys Brittain, Margie Hines, Marguerite Le Roy, and Harry Warren. "The Fabulous Musicals" features Marilyn Miller, Ethel Waters, Myrna Loy, Loretta Young and Sally Blake, Busby Berekeley, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Grace Moore, Nelson Eddy, Jeannette McDonald, Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers. Narrated by Joseph Cotten.
Description: 1 videocassette (125 min.) : sound, black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Contents: Contains "Harry Warren, American's foremost composer" (Vitaphone/Warner Bros., 1933) ; "The fabulous musicals" (a David L. Wolper production ; United Artists Television, 1963) ; and a segment of "This is Your Life" starring Henry Warren. Television advertisments include Pace lotion, Crest toothpaste and Ivory soap.
Other Titles: Harry Warren, America's foremost composer
Fabulous musicals
Hollywood and the stars (Television program)
This is your life (Television program)
Responsibility: Vitaphone presents.

Abstract:

"Harry Warren, America's foremost composer": The career of the great song writer is seen in a series of musical short subjects of the 1930s and 40s. "The Fabulous Musicals" presents excerpts and brief history of Hollywood musicals, capturing the extravagance and appeal of that art form. It features such songs as "Am I Blue?", "42nd Street" "We're in the Money" and "I Only Have Eyes for You," and footage from movies such as "Gold Diggers of 1933" and "Flying Down to Rio."

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