The Dawn of sound II

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Subjects: Vaudeville--United States
Feature films
Musical films
Film adaptations
Short films
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video : Turner, c1993
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (ca. 6 hrs. 35 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 12 in. + 1 guide
Added Titles: Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945 Sally
Analytic Titles: Hallelujah!
It's a great life
Rogue song
No nymph that trips
Hot heiress
Red Nichols and His Five Pennies
Chasing rainbows
Good news
Five Locust Sisters
Leo Beers, world renowned whistling songster
Gus Edwards' Kiddie revue
Fuzzy Knight and His Little Piano
Gus Van and Joe Schenck
Frances White
Metro Movietone revue
Movietone divertissement
Additional Authors: Vidor, King, 1894-1982
Dillon, John Francis
Miller, Marilyn, 1898-1936
Bolton, Guy, 1884-1979
First National Pictures, Inc
Vitaphone Corp
Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
Notes: ISBN: 0792816765
ISBN: 9780792816768
UPC: 027616306562
Videorecording number: ML103065MGM/UA Home Video
Laser Disc, Extended play, chapter access, CX encoded
Originally produced as motion pictures 1928-1930
Guide has detailed contents list of songs and performers, by chapter
Summary: Collection of early sound film musicals and revues: two complete feature films (the all-black Hallelujah! and the screen version of the Ziegfeld stage hit Sally by Guy Bolton, music by Jerome Kern), excerpts from other features, and a number of "shorts," including some of the Metro Movietone series of famous vaudeville acts of the day
Contents: side 1-side 2, chapter 32. Hallelujah! / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; story and direction, King Vidor (Daniel L. Haynes, Nina Mae McKinney) (ca. 100 min.) -- side 2, chapter 33-36. Excerpts from It's a great life (Duncan Sisters) -- side 2, chapter 37. Excerpt from The rogue song (Laurel & Hardy) -- side 3-side 4, chapter 29. Sally / First National Pictures ; lyrics, Clifford Gray, B.G. DeSylva ; music, Victor Herbert, Jerome Kern ; directed by John Francis Dillon (Marilyn Miller, Alexander Gray, Joe E. Brown) (ca. 100 min.) -- side 4, chapter 30-31. Excerpt from The hot heiress / music & lyrics, Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart ; directed by Clarence Badger (Ben Lyon) -- side 4, chapter 32-33. Excerpt from On with the show / Vitaphone Corporation ; words & music, Grant Clarke & Harry Akst ; directed by Alan Crosland (Ethel Waters) -- side 4. chapter 34-38. Red Nichols and His Five Pennies / Warner Bros
Contents: side 5. Excerpts from Chasing rainbows / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; music and lyrics, Milton Ager and Jack Yellen ; directed by Charles F. Reisner (Charles King, Bessie Love, Jack Benny, Marie Dressler) -- side 5, chapter 8-17. Excepts from Good news / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; words and music, B.G. DeSylva, Nacio Herb Brown, Ray Henderson ; screen direction by Nick Grinde (Bessie Love, Mary Lawlor, Cliff Edwards) --
Contents: Metro Movietone short subjects: side 5, chapter 18-19. The Five Locust Sisters. side 5, chapter 20-21. Leo Beers, world renowned whistling songster. side 5, chapter 22-30. Gus Edwards' Kiddie revue / music, Gus Edwards ; lyrics, George Waggner and Will Cobb -- side 6, chapter 1-2. Fuzzy Knight and His Little Piano. side 6, chapter 3-6. Gus Van and Joe Schenck. side 6, chapter 7-9. Frances White. side 6, chapter 10-14. Metro Movietone revue [#1] (Grace Rogers, Van & Schenck, Harry Rose, The Capitolians). side 6, chapter 15-21. Metro Movietone revue [#2] (Locust Sisters, Johnny Marvin, Rose Marie Sinnett, Harry Rose, George Dewey Washington)
Contents: side 7, chapter 1-7. Metro Movietone revue [#3] (Ponce Sisters, Reynolds Sisters, Joseph Regan, Jack Pepper, Frances White). -- side 7, chapter 8-14. Metro Movietone revue [#4] (Joseph Regan, Ponce Sisters, George Dewey Washington, Jack Pepper). side 7, chapter 15-19. A Movietone divertissement (Tom Waring, Johnny Marvin, Yvette Rugel, Happiness Boys)
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 29060016
ISBN/ISSN: 0792816765