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Author: George StevensHoward LindsayAllan ScottPandro S BermanFred AstaireAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Turner Home Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, Ca. : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Standard versionView all editions and formats
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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.
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Genre/Form: Musical films
Comedy films
Romance films
Feature films
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Film adaptations
Drama. fast
Film adaptations. fast
Films
Teatro
Named Person: Erwin Gelsey; Erwin Gelsey; Erwin Gelsey
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Stevens; Howard Lindsay; Allan Scott; Pandro S Berman; Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers; Victor Moore; Helen Broderick; Eric Blore; Betty Furness; Georges Metaxa; Jerome Kern; Dorothy Fields; Nathaniel Shilkret; Van Nest Polglase; John Harkrider; David Abel; Vernon L Walker; Darrell Silvera; Hermes Pan; Bernard Newman; Hugh McDowell; Henry Berman; Erwin Gelsey; John E Mueller; RKO Radio Pictures.; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Bros. Entertainment.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 078063988X 9780780639881 0780650786 9780780650787
OCLC Number: 61257494
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned.
Notes: From a story by Erwin Gelsey.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936.
Also issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1.
Special features: commentary by Astaire biographer John Mueller; "The swing of things: Swing time step by step by step" featurette; "Hotel á la swing" musical short; "Bingo Crosbyana" classic cartoon; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Music by Jerome Kern ; lyrics by Dorothy Fields ; musical director, Nathaniel Shilkret ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; "Silver sandal" set and "Bojangles" costumes by John Harkrider ; photographed by David Abel ; photographic effects by Vernon Walker ; set dressing by Darrell Silvera ; dance director, Hermes Pan ; gowns by Bernard Newman ; recorded by Hugh McDowell, Jr. ; edited by Henry Berman.
Cast: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Metaxa.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital, mono.
Contents: Special features include: commentary by John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing; new featurette "The swing of things: swing time step by step"; musical "Short hotel a la swing"; classic cartoon "Bingo Crosbyana"; theatrical trailer.
Other Titles: Swing of things: Swing time step by step.
Hotel á la swing.
Bingo Crosbyana.
Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1.
Swing time (Motion picture)
Responsibility: a Radio Picture ; directed by George Stevens ; screen play by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; a Pandro S. Berman production.

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A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer.

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