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The RKO story--tales from Hollywood. [Episode two, Let's face the music and dance] = Hollywood--the golden years. Episode two, Let's face the music and dance

Author: Charles Chabot; Rosemary Wilton; Edward Asner; LC Off-Air Taping Collection (Library of Congress); Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: Great Britain : BBC-2-TV, United States : A&E Network, United States : WETA-TV, [1987-07-03?] ; 1988-08-21 ; 1991-07-15.
Edition/Format:   Video : Videocassette : U-matic   Visual material : English
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The story behind the making of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals at RKO is told through film clips from their movies and interviews with Astaire, Rogers, and people involved in the productions.
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Genre/Form: Documentaries and factual films and video
Mini-series
Television
Named Person: Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers
Material Type: Videorecording
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)
OCLC Number: 32236294
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.
Golden years.
RKO story.
Responsibility: a BBC Television production in association with RKO Pictures ; produced by Charles Chabot and Rosemary Wilton.

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The story behind the making of the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers musicals at RKO is told through film clips from their movies and interviews with Astaire, Rogers, and people involved in the productions.

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