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The Resource Broadway : the American musical, a film by Michael Kantor ; directed by Michael Kantor ; produced by Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films and Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK, and BBC in association with Carlton International, (videorecording)

Broadway : the American musical, a film by Michael Kantor ; directed by Michael Kantor ; produced by Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films and Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK, and BBC in association with Carlton International, (videorecording)

Label
Broadway : the American musical
Title
Broadway
Title remainder
the American musical
Statement of responsibility
a film by Michael Kantor ; directed by Michael Kantor ; produced by Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films and Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK, and BBC in association with Carlton International
Title variation
  • American musical
  • Broadway, the American musical
  • B'way
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
OCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Kris Liem, Adam Zucker (ep. 4-5), Nancy Novak (ep. 6) ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Mead Hunt
Dewey number
792/.0973
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
ML1711.8.N3
LC item number
B762 2004
PerformerNote
Host: Julie Andrews
Runtime
360
Series statement
PBS home video
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Broadway : the American musical, a film by Michael Kantor ; directed by Michael Kantor ; produced by Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films and Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK, and BBC in association with Carlton International, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Episode one, Give my regards to Broadway (1893-1927) / written by Marc Fields and Michael Kantor & Laurence Maslon ; Episode two, Syncopated city (1919-1933) / written by Marc Fields -- disc 2. Episode three, I got plenty o' nuttin' (1930-1942) / [written by Michael Kantor] ; Episode four, Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (1943-1960) / written by JoAnn Young -- disc 3. Episode five, Tradition (1957-1979) / written by JoAnn Young ; Episode six, Putting it together (1980-2004) / written by Michael Kantor & Laurence Maslon
Control code
ocm56877428
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 120 min. each)
Isbn
9781415702369
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368857148
  • 841887051507
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 88571
  • BWAY600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56877428
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen format ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Broadway : the American musical, a film by Michael Kantor ; directed by Michael Kantor ; produced by Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal ; a co-production of Ghost Light Films and Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK, and BBC in association with Carlton International, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Episode one, Give my regards to Broadway (1893-1927) / written by Marc Fields and Michael Kantor & Laurence Maslon ; Episode two, Syncopated city (1919-1933) / written by Marc Fields -- disc 2. Episode three, I got plenty o' nuttin' (1930-1942) / [written by Michael Kantor] ; Episode four, Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (1943-1960) / written by JoAnn Young -- disc 3. Episode five, Tradition (1957-1979) / written by JoAnn Young ; Episode six, Putting it together (1980-2004) / written by Michael Kantor & Laurence Maslon
Control code
ocm56877428
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 120 min. each)
Isbn
9781415702369
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368857148
  • 841887051507
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
  • 88571
  • BWAY600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)56877428
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen format ; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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