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Knickerbocker holiday

Author: Kurt WeillMaxwell AndersonDavid BoehmRowland LeighHarold GoldmanAll authors
Publisher: [Edison, N.J.] : [Palm Beach Entertainment], [©1995]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : NTSC color broadcast system   Visual material : English
Publication:Moving images on video tape representing performances of works by Kurt Weill, performances by Lotte lenya, and documentation of their world, 1931-[ongoing].
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Governor Pieter Stuyvesant comes to New Amsterdam in 1647, and he is not prepared to countenance resistance to his rule. Young Brom Broeck is not prepared to accept authoritarian government. Stuyvesant cannot get rid of Brom; execution does not work, and neither do Stuyvesant's efforts to take away Brom's girl, Tina. Finally, Brom and Stuyvesant form an alliance to create democracy, a happy medium between  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Kurt Weill; Maxwell Anderson; David Boehm; Rowland Leigh; Harold Goldman; Thomas Lennon; Harry Joe Brown; Werner R Heymann; Jacques Samossoud; Jule Styne; Sammy Cahn; Charles Coburn; Nelson Eddy; Constance Dowling; United Artists.; Palm Beach Entertainment.
OCLC Number: 83189321
Notes: Based on the musical in two acts by Kurt Weill and Maxwell Anderson.
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"Copyright MCMXLIV Producers Corporation of America."
"PBE 8005"--Exterior container.
Credits: Werner Heymann, musical score ; Jacques Samossoud, musical director ; Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn, additional musical numbers.
Cast: Charles Coburn (Stuyvesant), Nelson Eddy (Brom Broeck), Constance Dowling (Tina).
Description: 1 videocassette (85 min.) : sd., black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, NTSC standard.
Responsibility: a United Artists film ; screen play, David Boehm, Rowland Leigh, Harold Goldman ; adaptation Thomas Lennon ; produced and directed by Harry Joe Brown.

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Governor Pieter Stuyvesant comes to New Amsterdam in 1647, and he is not prepared to countenance resistance to his rule. Young Brom Broeck is not prepared to accept authoritarian government. Stuyvesant cannot get rid of Brom; execution does not work, and neither do Stuyvesant's efforts to take away Brom's girl, Tina. Finally, Brom and Stuyvesant form an alliance to create democracy, a happy medium between dictatorship and mob rule.

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