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The Resource 42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; dances & ensembles created & staged by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour

42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; dances & ensembles created & staged by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour

Label
42nd Street
Title
42nd Street
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; dances & ensembles created & staged by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour
Title variation
Forty-second Street
Contributor
Actor
Art director
Choreographer
Conductor
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Lyricist
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
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
Member of
Awards note
National Film Registry, 1998
Cataloging source
OC2
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Edited by Frank Ware & Thomas Pratt ; art director, Jack Okey ; photography by Sol Polito ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
English with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned (feature film only)
LC call number
  • PN1995.9.M86
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • F68 2006
  • .F6789 2006
PerformerNote
Warner Baxter (Julian Marsh), Bebe Daniels (Dorothy Brock), George Brent (Pat Denning), Ruby Keeler (Peggy), Guy Kibbee (Abner Dillon), Una 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
  • 1889-1951
  • 1901-1971
  • 1904-1979
  • 1882-1956
  • 1903-1986
  • 1911-1995
  • 1883-1957
  • 1904-1963
  • 1900-1974
  • 1904-1995
  • 1872-1938
  • 1903-1967
  • 1895-1976
  • 1893-1981
  • 1898-1973
  • 1892-1960
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bacon, Lloyd
  • James, Rian
  • Seymour, James
  • 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.
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Dubin, Al
  • Warren, Harry
  • Ware, Frank
  • Pratt, Thomas
  • Okey, Jack
  • Polito, Sol
  • Forbstein, Leo F.
  • Ropes, Bradford
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
89
Series statement
The Busby Berkeley collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • Theater
  • Dancers
  • New York (State)
  • Forty-second Street (New York, N.Y.)
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; dances & ensembles created & staged by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1933
  • Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
  • Special features: Cast & crew; Coda; Featurettes: "Harry Warren: America's foremost composer", "Trip through a Hollywood studio", "Hollywood newsreel"; Theatrical trailer
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
Contents
  • Main feature
  • Special features: three vintage featurettes:
  • Harry Warren: America's foremost composer
  • Hollywood newsreel
  • Trip through a Hollywood studio
Control code
ocm65222579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.)
Isbn
9781419823190
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569678545
  • 012569678521
  • 012569678460
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 67854
  • 67846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65222579
  • (Sirsi)o65222579
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
42nd Street, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Lloyd Bacon ; dances & ensembles created & staged by Busby Berkeley ; words & music by Al Dubin and Harry Warren ; screen play by Rian James & James Seymour
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1933
  • Based on the novel by Bradford Ropes
  • Special features: Cast & crew; Coda; Featurettes: "Harry Warren: America's foremost composer", "Trip through a Hollywood studio", "Hollywood newsreel"; Theatrical trailer
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
Contents
  • Main feature
  • Special features: three vintage featurettes:
  • Harry Warren: America's foremost composer
  • Hollywood newsreel
  • Trip through a Hollywood studio
Control code
ocm65222579
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 89 min.)
Isbn
9781419823190
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569678545
  • 012569678521
  • 012569678460
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
  • 67854
  • 67846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)65222579
  • (Sirsi)o65222579
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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