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The Resource 42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (videorecording)

42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (videorecording)

Label
42nd Street
Title
42nd Street
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour
Title variation
Forty-second Street
Contributor
Actor
Author of screenplay,
Choreographer
Composer
Director
Lyricist
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The movie musical that introduced the choreography of Busby Berkeley, 42nd Street also contains the classic plot involving a tyrannical director, egotistical leading lady and wide-eyed ingenue, all set to a standout musical score
Cataloging source
OC2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dances & ensembles created by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; photography by Sol Polito ; edited by Frank Ware & Thomas Pratt ; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein
Date time place
Originally produced as motion picture in 1933
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English with optional English or French subtitles ; closed-captioned. (feature film only)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.F6789 2006
PerformerNote
Warner Baxter (Julian Marsh), Bebe Daniels (Dorothy Brock), George Brent (Pat Denning), Ruby Keeler (Peggy), Guy Kibbee (Abner Dillon), Uuna Merkel (Lorraine Fleming), Ginger Rogers (Ann), Ned Sparks (Barry), Dick Powell (Billy Lawler), Allen Jenkins (Mac Elroy), Edward J. Nugent (Terry), Robert McWade (Jones), George E. Stone (Andy Lee)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1890-1955
  • 1899-1953
  • 1893-1981
  • 1895-1976
  • 1889-1951
  • 1901-1971
  • 1904-1979
  • 1882-1956
  • 1903-1986
  • 1911-1995
  • 1883-1957
  • 1904-1963
  • 1900-1974
  • 1904-1995
  • 1872-1938
  • 1903-1967
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bacon, Lloyd
  • James, Rian
  • Seymour, James
  • Warren, Harry
  • Dubin, Al
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Baxter, Warner
  • Daniels, Bebe
  • Brent, George
  • Keeler, Ruby
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Merkel, Una
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Sparks, Ned
  • Powell, Dick
  • Jenkins, Allen
  • Nugent, Edward
  • McWade, Robert
  • Stone, George E.
  • Ropes, Bradford
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
89
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • Theater
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
  • Includes: 3 vintage featurettes: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel, A trip through a Hollywood studio ; Notes on Busby Berkeley
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm65222579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 792.6 42ND ; P ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0909MW71(KA).
Other control number
012569678545
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 67854
  • 67846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 65222579
  • (Sirsi) 65222579
  • (OCoLC)65222579
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo. ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
  • Includes: 3 vintage featurettes: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer, Hollywood newsreel, A trip through a Hollywood studio ; Notes on Busby Berkeley
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm65222579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (89 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
MUSICAL 792.6 42ND ; P ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0909MW71(KA).
Other control number
012569678545
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 67854
  • 67846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 65222579
  • (Sirsi) 65222579
  • (OCoLC)65222579
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital stereo. ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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