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The West Point story

Author: Roy Del RuthJohn Cherry MonksCharles HoffmanIrving WallaceLouis F EdelmanAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
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Broadway director Bix Bixby is down on his luck. Reluctantly, he is persuaded to go to West Point Military Academy to help the students put on a musical show. Bix takes Eve, his on-again, off-again assistant, with him to the Academy. His ulterior motive is to recruit student star Tom Fletcher for Harry Eberhart's new production. Then, Bixby finds that he himself must live as a cadet.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Adventure films
Musical
Comedy
Adventure
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Roy Del Ruth; John Cherry Monks; Charles Hoffman; Irving Wallace; Louis F Edelman; Le Roy Prinz; Eddie Prinz; Al White, Jr.; Johnny Boyle; Sid Hickox; Charles Clague; Owen Marks; Francis J Scheid; Armour Marlowe; Edwin DuPar; Milo Anderson; Marjorie Best; Frank Perkins; Hugh Martin; Jule Styne; Sammy Cahn; Ray Heindorf; James Cagney; Virginia Mayo; Doris Day; Gordon MacRae; Gene Nelson; Alan Hale; Roland Winters; Raymond Roe; Wilton Graff; Jerome Cowan; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); First National Pictures, Inc.; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Bros. Entertainment.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419848313 9781419848315 1419848321 9781419848322
OCLC Number: 85767301
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on a story by Irving Wallace.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Also issued in a boxed set titled: James Cagney, the signature collection.
Special features: "Warner night at the movies 1950," which includes "Tea for two" theatrical trailer, newsreel, "Grandad of races" sports short, classic cartoon "His bitter half"; "West Point story" theatrical trailer.
Credits: Dance numbers directed by LeRoy Prinz ; staged by Eddie Prinz and Al White ; James Cagney's dances created by Johnny Boyle, Jr. ; director of photography, Sid Hickox ; art director, Charles H. Clarke ; film editor, Owen Marks ; sound by Francis J. Scheid ; set decorator, Armor E. Marlowe ; special effects by Edwin DuPar, wardrobe by Milo Anderson, Marjorie Best ; orchestrations, Frank Perkins ; vocal arrangements, Hugh Martin ; music by Jule Styne ; lyrics by Sammy Cahn ; musical direction by Ray Heindorf.
Cast: James Cagney, Virginia Mayo, Doris Day, Gordon MacRae, Gene Nelson, Alan Hale Jr., Roland Winters, Raymond Roe, Wilton Graff, Jerome Cowan.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.; DVD-9, dual-layer.
Other Titles: James Cagney, the signature collection.
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by John Monks Jr., Charles Hoffman and Irving Wallace ; from a story by Irving Wallace ; produced by Louis F. Edelman ; directed by Roy Del Ruth.

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Broadway director Bix Bixby is down on his luck. Reluctantly, he is persuaded to go to West Point Military Academy to help the students put on a musical show. Bix takes Eve, his on-again, off-again assistant, with him to the Academy. His ulterior motive is to recruit student star Tom Fletcher for Harry Eberhart's new production. Then, Bixby finds that he himself must live as a cadet.

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