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|Genre/Form:||Documentaries and factual films and video
Criticism, interpretation, etc
|Named Person:||Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers; Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Charles Chabot; Rosemary Wilton; Edward Asner; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
|Notes:||Copyright: British Broadcasting Corporation and RKO Pictures, Inc. Appl. au.: cinematography: British Broadcasting Corporation & RKO Pictures, Inc. Prev.: History of RKO Studios, archive material and clips preexisting. NM: additional cinematography. DCR 1987; PUB 21Jan88; REG 17Dec92; PA608-286.
On same claim with the other five episodes in this mini-series.
Originally released in Great Britain under the title The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. It was released in the U.S. under the title Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance. No information can be found to verify whether the episode title, Let's face the music and dance, is the same on the British release. Copyright application title for series title: The RKO story.
Originally broadcast in U.K. in 7/87 on BBC-2-TV. Program was originally aired in U.S. on 8/21/88 on the A&E Network and then went into syndication in 1989. Date of publication given as 1/21/88 on copyright data sheet.
LC holds probable original U.S. broadcast copy (viewing copy, copy 2, VBK 2082) and repeat U.S. broadcast on PBS station WETA-TV (viewing copy, VBH 6874).
Part 2 of 6; number 102; episode number given as HTGY no. 102 on copyright data sheet.
Sources used: WETA magazine, 7/91; Variety, 8/19/87; The listener, 6/25/87; Sight and Sound, autumn 1987, v. 56, no. 4, p. 236-237; M/B/RS description files; copyright data base; Baseline home page, 6/9/97; A&E program guide, 8/88; copyright data sheet; videocassette label.
|Performer(s):||Narrator: Edward Asner.|
|Description:||1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy. 1 videocassette of 1 (ca. 55 min.) : sd., col. & b&w ; 3/4 in. viewing copy (copy 2)|
|Other Titles:||Tales from Hollywood.
Let's face the music and dance
Hollywood--the golden years.
|Responsibility:||a BBC Television production in association with RKO Pictures ; produced by Charles Chabot and Rosemary Wilton.|
- Astaire, Fred.
- Rogers, Ginger, -- 1911-1995.
- RKO Radio Pictures -- History.
- Musical films -- United States -- History and criticism.
- Dance in motion pictures, television, etc. -- United States -- History.
- Motion picture studios -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
- Motion picture industry -- California -- Los Angeles -- History.
- Motion pictures -- History.
- RKO Radio Pictures.
- Dance in motion pictures, television, etc.
- Motion picture industry.
- Motion picture studios.
- Motion pictures.
- Musical films.
- California -- Los Angeles.
- United States.