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Author: Alan CroslandHumphrey PearsonArthur LakeBetty CompsonJoe E BrownAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : Turner Entertainment Co. : Warner Home Video, 2009.
Series: Archive collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Tonight will be a hit ... or tomorrow will be a bust! ... backstage musicals became one of the staples of the era and amid all the voh-de-oh-doing and tap-tapping came this movie that Time called 'the most interesting of its type to date.' Adding to the interest: a narrative structure that cuts between the onstage production of a make-or-braek show and the in-the-wings scrambling to mount it -- and to find out who  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Feature films
Comedy films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Crosland; Humphrey Pearson; Arthur Lake; Betty Compson; Joe E Brown; Vitaphone Corp.; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 671261503
Notes: Based on the play by Humphrey Pearson.
Originally shot in 2-col. Technicolor.
DVD release of the 1929 motion picture.
Credits: Photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editor, Jack Killifer.
Cast: Arthur Lake, Betty Compson, Joe E. Brown, Sally O'Neil, William Bakewell, Louise Fazenda, Sam Hardy, Harry Gribbon, Lee Moran, Wheeler Oakman, Fairbanks twins, Purnell B. Pratt, Thomas Jefferson, Ethel Waters, Otto Hoffman, Henry Fink, Josephine Houston.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Archive collection.
Responsibility: the Vitaphone Corporation a subsidiary of Warner Brothers presents ; directed by Alan Crosland ; scenario-dialogue, Robert Lord.

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"Tonight will be a hit ... or tomorrow will be a bust! ... backstage musicals became one of the staples of the era and amid all the voh-de-oh-doing and tap-tapping came this movie that Time called 'the most interesting of its type to date.' Adding to the interest: a narrative structure that cuts between the onstage production of a make-or-braek show and the in-the-wings scrambling to mount it -- and to find out who heisted the night's gate receipts; ..."--Container.

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