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Porgy and Bess

Author: Trevor NunnWillard WhiteCynthia HaymonGregg BakerSimon RattleAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, CA : EMI Classics Video, 2001.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An African-American love story between a loose woman and a disabled man.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Nunn; Willard White; Cynthia Haymon; Gregg Baker; Simon Rattle; Craig Rutenburg; George Gershwin; Ira Gershwin; Glynebourne Festival Chorus.; London Philharmonic Orchestra.
OCLC Number: 178804504
Language Note: Sung in English with optional subtitles in French, German, or Italian.
Notes: Based on the opera by George and Ira Gershwin.
Features: outline of the story in four languages.
Credits: On-line editor, Adrian Vdal ; choreographer, Charles Gugins ; lighting director, Chris Townsend.
Performer(s): Willard White, Cynthia Haymon, Gregg Baker, Cynthia Clarey; London Philharmonic, Simon Rattle conducting; the Glydebourne Chorus, chorus master, Craig Rutenburg.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (184 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital stereo
Other Titles: Gershwin's Porgy and Bess.
Responsibility: a Picture Music International Production ; a Primetime/BBC and Homevale/Greg Smith production ; produced by Greg Smith ; directed by Trevor Nunn.

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An African-American love story between a loose woman and a disabled man.

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