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The Resource Broadway, the American musical, a film by Michael Kanton ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films, Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK and BBC in association with Carlton International ; written by JoAnn Young, Marc Fields, Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon ; directed by Michael Kantor, (videorecording)

Broadway, the American musical, a film by Michael Kanton ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films, Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK and BBC in association with Carlton International ; written by JoAnn Young, Marc Fields, Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon ; directed by Michael Kantor, (videorecording)

Label
Broadway, the American musical
Title
Broadway, the American musical
Statement of responsibility
a film by Michael Kanton ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films, Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK and BBC in association with Carlton International ; written by JoAnn Young, Marc Fields, Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon ; directed by Michael Kantor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first comprehensive documentary series to chronicle the entire razzle-dazzle history of this unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era in American history, and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on a wealth of feature films, rare television moments, archive news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, intimate first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
792/.0973
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Host: Julie Andrews; interviews with: Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, Frank Rich, Jerome Robbins, Marvin Hamlisch, Donna McKechnie, Jerry Orbach, Chita Rivera
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1928-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kantor, Michael
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Sondheim, Stephen
  • Prince, Harold
  • Rich, Frank
  • Robbins, Jerome
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
360
Series statement
PBS home video
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theater
  • Musicals
  • Musicals
  • Musical theater
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Broadway, the American musical, a film by Michael Kanton ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films, Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK and BBC in association with Carlton International ; written by JoAnn Young, Marc Fields, Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon ; directed by Michael Kantor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • episode five:
  • Tradition (1957-1979)
  • episode six:
  • Putting it together (1980-present)
  • Episode one:
  • Give my regards to Broadway (1893-19274)
  • episode two:
  • Syncopated city (1920-1933)
  • episode three:
  • I got plenty of nuttin' (1929-1942)
  • episode four:
  • Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (1943-1960)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415702369
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368857148
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
885714
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM56132934
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Broadway, the American musical, a film by Michael Kanton ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films, Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK and BBC in association with Carlton International ; written by JoAnn Young, Marc Fields, Michael Kantor and Laurence Maslon ; directed by Michael Kantor, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
  • episode five:
  • Tradition (1957-1979)
  • episode six:
  • Putting it together (1980-present)
  • Episode one:
  • Give my regards to Broadway (1893-19274)
  • episode two:
  • Syncopated city (1920-1933)
  • episode three:
  • I got plenty of nuttin' (1929-1942)
  • episode four:
  • Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (1943-1960)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 360 min.)
Isbn
9781415702369
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368857148
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
885714
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
OCM56132934
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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