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The music man

Author: Meredith WillsonMarion HargroveMorton DaCostaRobert PrestonShirley JonesAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Special edView all editions and formats
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Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Drama
Named Person: Meredith Willson
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Meredith Willson; Marion Hargrove; Morton DaCosta; Robert Preston; Shirley Jones; Buddy Hackett; Hermione Gingold; Paul Ford; Ron Howard; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790738155 9780790738154
OCLC Number: 46389897
Language Note: In English with optional English or French subtitles ; English closed-captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on Meredith Willson's play The Music Man with his music and lyrics, book written in collaboration with Franklin Lacey.
Special features: All-new documentary Right here in River City: the making of Meredith Willson's 'The music man' (30 min.), introduction by Shirley Jones, production notes.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1961; released in 1962.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; orchestrations by Ray Heindorf, Frank Comstock, Gus Levene ; music supervised and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; choreographer, Onna White.
Performer(s): Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Ronny Howard.
Awards: Winner (tie), Best Film - Musical Comedy, 1962 Golden Globes ; Winner, Best Music Adaptation or Treatment (Ray Heindorf), 1962 Academy Awards.
Target Audience: MPAA Rating: G.
Description: 1 videodisc (151 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby surround 5.1 stereo; widescreen version, enhanced for 16x9 TVs ; dual-layer disc.
Contents: Color feature film (151 min.) --
Documentary (30 min.).
Other Titles: Right here in River City.
Music man (Motion picture : 1962)
Meredith Willson's The music man
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta.

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Silver-tongued con artist Harold Hill hoodwinks the stubborn townsfolk of River City, Iowa into buying instruments and uniforms for a boy's band, but his game ultimately and romantically backfires.

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