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Title Broadway, the American musical [videorecording] / 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.

Imprint Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Pittsburg 1st Fl DVD Collection  DVD Broadway    ---  Available
Description 3 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents 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) -- episode five: Tradition (1957-1979) -- episode six: Putting it together (1980-present).
Performer Host: Julie Andrews; interviews with: Stephen Sondheim, Hal Prince, Frank Rich, Jerome Robbins, Marvin Hamlisch, Donna McKechnie, Jerry Orbach, Chita Rivera.
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.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Theater -- U.S.
Musicals.
Musicals -- Production and direction.
Musical theater.
DVD-Video discs.
Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Added Author Kantor, Michael, 1961-
Andrews, Julie, 1935-
Sondheim, Stephen.
Prince, Harold, 1928-
Rich, Frank.
Robbins, Jerome, 1918-1998.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN 1415702365
Standard No. 097368857148
Music No. 885714 Paramount

 
    
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