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Author: Gene KellyStanley DonenAdolph GreenBetty ComdenRoger EdensAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., ©2000, ©1949.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Standard versionView all editions and formats
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Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Shore leave
Feature films
Musical films
Comedy films
Filmed dance
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Adolph Green; Betty Comden; Betty Comden; Adolph Green
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gene Kelly; Stanley Donen; Adolph Green; Betty Comden; Roger Edens; Arthur Freed; Frank Sinatra; Betty Garrett; Ann Miller; Jules Munshin; Vera-Ellen; Florence Bates; Alice Pearce; George Meader; Leonard Bernstein; Lennie Hayton; Conrad Salinger; Saul Chaplin; Harold Rosson; Cedric Gibbons; Jack Martin Smith; Ralph E Winters; Douglas Shearer; Edwin B Willis; Warren Newcombe; Helen Rose; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Loew's Incorporated.; Warner Home Video (Firm); Turner Entertainment Co.
ISBN: 0790744821 9780790744827 0790772876 9780790772875
OCLC Number: 44510914
Language Note: In English or dubbed French with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the musical play whose book was by Adolph Green and Betty Comden from an idea by Jerome Robbins (for his 1944 ballet Fancy Free, which he had set to Bernstein's music), directed on the stage by George Abbott and produced by Oliver Smith and Paul Feigay.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1949.
Also issued as part of the box set: Gene Kelly collection.
Special features: Cast & crew filmographies; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music by Leonard Bernstein ; lyrics by Adolph Green, Betty Comden and Leonard Bernstein ; musical director, Lennie Hayton ; orchestrations, Conrad Salinger ; vocal arrangements, Saul Chaplin ; additional songs music by Roger Edens, lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden ; director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Jack Martin Smith ; film editor, Ralph E. Winters ; recording supervisor, Douglas Shearer ; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis ; special effects, Warren Newcombe ; costumes by Helen Rose.
Cast: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, Vera-Ellen, Florence Bates, Alice Pearce, George Meader.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital mono.
Other Titles: Gene Kelly collection.
Responsibility: a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer silver anniversary picture ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screen play by Adolph Green and Betty Comden ; associate producer Roger Edens ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen.

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Three sailors have a 24-hour shore leave to enjoy New York. They are especially concerned with the female inhabitants of the city, and each finds his own to cuddle up with. Chip tries but can't resist the advances of a cab driver, Ozzie gladly fills the role of a lovely anthropologist's "prehistoric man," and Gabey finds the model who poses for the Miss Turnstiles advertisements, who isn't quite the glamorous celebrity he envisioned.

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