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DVD - 2000

A Broadway musical director has troubles during rehearsal, promotes the understudy and has a successful opening night. Chiefly memorable for the incredible musical numbers.

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Series
The Busby Berkeley collection
Subjects
Genres
Feature films
Comedy films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Published
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment : Warner Home Video 2000, c1933.
Edition
Standard version
Language
English
Item Description
"Standard Version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition"--Container.
Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes.
Originally produced as motion picture in 1933.
Re-issued on DVD as part of the Busby Berkeley collection.
Special features: 3 documentary shorts: Harry Warren: America's foremost composer; Hollywood newsreel; A trip through a Hollywood studio; notes on Busby Berkeley.
Physical Description
1 videodisc (89 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Production Credits
Dances staged by Busby Berkeley ; words and music, Al Dubin, Harry Warren ; photography, Sol Polito.
ISBN
1419823167
0790750147
1419823191
9781419823190
Other Authors
Lloyd Bacon, 1890-1955 (-), Rian James, 1899-1953, James Seymour, Al Dubin, Harry Warren, 1893-1981
Review by Publisher Summary 1

When the leading lady of a Broadway musical breaks her ankle, she is replaced by a young unknown actress, who becomes the star of the show.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

The night before the premier of a Broadway show, the star breaks her ankle and one of the chorus girls steps in to take her part.