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You're the top : the Cole Porter story

Author: Allan AlbertKirk D'AmicoElizabeth CotnoirBobby ShortFred AstaireAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : WinStar Home Entertainment, [1997], ©1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the late Cole Porter's birth, this profile provides an entertaining look at the man who embraced an elite lifestyle and chronicled the world of high society. Includes archival footage and interviews with his contemporaries and critics. Includes excerpts from Night and day; Blow, Gabriel, blow; You do something to me; Let's do it; My heart belongs to daddy; Be a clown; True  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Cole Porter; Cole Porter
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Albert; Kirk D'Amico; Elizabeth Cotnoir; Bobby Short; Fred Astaire; Ginger Rogers; Ethel Merman; Bob Hope; Shirley MacLaine; Mary Martin; Judy Garland; Gene Kelly; Grace, Princess of Monaco; Bing Crosby; Alfred Drake; Patricia Morison; Gertrude Lawrence; Maurice Chevalier; Cole Porter; WinStar Home Entertainment (Firm); VPI-Videfilm Producers International, Ltd.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.); Channel Four (Great Britain)
ISBN: 1572522283 9781572522282
OCLC Number: 43388563
Notes: A coproduction of VPI-Videfilm Producers International, Ltd., WNET/New York, and Channel 4 Television, U.K.
Credits: Executive producer, Susan Lacy ; camera, Roger Grange [and others] ; editor, Brian Williams.
Performer(s): Host/narrator, Bobby Short ; performers: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ethel Merman, Bob Hope, Shirley MacLaine, Mary Martin, Judy Garland, Gene Kelly, Grace Kelly, Bing Crosby, Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Gertrude Lawrence, Maurice Chevalier.
Description: 1 videocassette (56 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Cole Porter story
Responsibility: hosted by Bobby Short ; Allan Albert Productions ; written and directed by Allan Albert ; producer, Kirk D'Amico ; co-producer, Elizabeth Cotnoir.

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To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the late Cole Porter's birth, this profile provides an entertaining look at the man who embraced an elite lifestyle and chronicled the world of high society. Includes archival footage and interviews with his contemporaries and critics. Includes excerpts from Night and day; Blow, Gabriel, blow; You do something to me; Let's do it; My heart belongs to daddy; Be a clown; True love; and Kiss me Kate.

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