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The Resource Swing Time, a Radio Picture ; directed by George Stevens ; screen play by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; a Pandro S. Berman production

Swing Time, a Radio Picture ; directed by George Stevens ; screen play by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; a Pandro S. Berman production

Label
Swing Time
Title
Swing Time
Statement of responsibility
a Radio Picture ; directed by George Stevens ; screen play by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; a Pandro S. Berman production
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Author
Choreographer
Commentator
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Musical director
Production personnel
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A performer and gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful aspiring dancer
Related
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Swing time (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music by Jerome Kern ; lyrics by Dorothy Fields ; musical director, Nathaniel Shilkret ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; "Silver sandal" set and "Bojangles" costumes by John Harkrider ; photographed by David Abel ; photographic effects by Vernon Walker ; set dressing by Darrell Silvera ; dance director, Hermes Pan ; gowns by Bernard Newman ; recorded by Hugh McDowell, Jr. ; edited by Henry Berman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: G
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S957 2005
PerformerNote
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Metaxa
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1975
  • 1889-1968
  • 1906-1995
  • 1905-1996
  • 1911-1995
  • 1876-1962
  • 1891-1959
  • 1887-1959
  • 1916-1994
  • 1899-1950
  • 1885-1945
  • 1905-1974
  • 1889-1982
  • 1898-1968
  • 1899-1982
  • 1883-1973
  • 1894-1948
  • 1900-1983
  • 1905-1990
  • 1903-1966
  • 1914-1979
  • 1900-1988
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stevens, George
  • Lindsay, Howard
  • Scott, Allan
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Moore, Victor
  • Broderick, Helen
  • Blore, Eric
  • Furness, Betty
  • Metaxa, Georges
  • Kern, Jerome
  • Fields, Dorothy
  • Shilkret, Nathaniel
  • Polglase, Van Nest
  • Harkrider, John
  • Abel, David
  • Walker, Vernon L.
  • Silvera, Darrell
  • Pan, Hermes
  • Newman, Bernard
  • McDowell, Hugh
  • Berman, Henry
  • Gelsey, Erwin
  • Mueller, John E
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
104
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gelsey, Erwin
  • Gelsey, Erwin
  • Gelsey, Erwin
  • Swing (Dance)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Swing (Dance)
  • Longs métrages
  • Films musicaux
  • Films de danse
  • Films d'amour
  • Swing (Danse)
  • Relations entre hommes et femmes
  • Danza
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Swing (Dance)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Swing Time, a Radio Picture ; directed by George Stevens ; screen play by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; a Pandro S. Berman production
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • From a story by Erwin Gelsey
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1
  • Special features: commentary by Astaire biographer John Mueller; "The swing of things: Swing time step by step by step" featurette; "Hotel á la swing" musical short; "Bingo Crosbyana" classic cartoon; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: commentary by John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing; new featurette "The swing of things: swing time step by step"; musical "Short hotel a la swing"; classic cartoon "Bingo Crosbyana"; theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9780780639881
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939657128
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • T6571
  • T7259
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61257494
  • (OCoLC)ocm61257494
  • 312185
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Swing Time, a Radio Picture ; directed by George Stevens ; screen play by Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott ; a Pandro S. Berman production
Publication
Note
  • From a story by Erwin Gelsey
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1936
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1
  • Special features: commentary by Astaire biographer John Mueller; "The swing of things: Swing time step by step by step" featurette; "Hotel á la swing" musical short; "Bingo Crosbyana" classic cartoon; Theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: commentary by John Mueller, author of Astaire Dancing; new featurette "The swing of things: swing time step by step"; musical "Short hotel a la swing"; classic cartoon "Bingo Crosbyana"; theatrical trailer
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (104 min.)
Isbn
9780780639881
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
053939657128
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • T6571
  • T7259
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)61257494
  • (OCoLC)ocm61257494
  • 312185
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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