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The Resource Gold diggers of 1933, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy ; numbers created & directed by Busby Berkeley ; screen play by Erwin Gelsey & James Seymour ; dialogue by David Boehm & Ben Markson

Gold diggers of 1933, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy ; numbers created & directed by Busby Berkeley ; screen play by Erwin Gelsey & James Seymour ; dialogue by David Boehm & Ben Markson

Label
Gold diggers of 1933
Title
Gold diggers of 1933
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy ; numbers created & directed by Busby Berkeley ; screen play by Erwin Gelsey & James Seymour ; dialogue by David Boehm & Ben Markson
Contributor
Actor
Choreographer
Composer
Director
Lyricist
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Dick Powell and Ruby Keeler play two young hopefuls struggling to make it on Broadway. Even falling in love has its hardships, as Powell's high-brow Eastern family is determined to break them up. More complications set in when his brother falls for Keeler's wise-cracking roommate
Cataloging source
OC2
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography by Sal Polito ; edited by George Amy ; music & lyrics by Harry Warren & Al Dubin ; Vitaphone Orchestra conducted by Leo F. Forbstein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Warren William (Lawrence), Joan Blondell (Carol), Aline MacMahon (Trixie), Ruby Keeler (Polly), Dick Powell (Brad), Guy Kibbee (Peabody), Ned Sparks (Barney), Ginger Rogers (Fay)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1987.
  • 1895-1976
  • 1900-1988.
  • 1895-1948.
  • 1899-1991.
  • 1904-1963
  • 1882-1956
  • 1883-1957
  • 1911-1995.
  • 1893-1981.
  • 1882-1928
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Gelsey, Erwin
  • Seymour, James
  • William, Warren
  • Blondell, Joan
  • MacMahon, Aline
  • Keeler, Ruby
  • Powell, Dick
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Sparks, Ned
  • Rogers, Ginger
  • Warren, Harry
  • Dubin, Al
  • Hopwood, Avery
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
98
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Theatrical producers and directors
  • Theater
  • Musical theater
  • Man-woman relationships
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gold diggers of 1933, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy ; numbers created & directed by Busby Berkeley ; screen play by Erwin Gelsey & James Seymour ; dialogue by David Boehm & Ben Markson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Also released as part of "The Busby Berkeley collection" box set
  • Based on the play: The gold diggers / by Avery Hopwood
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1933
  • Special features include: "42nd Street: from book to screen to stage" featurette; "'Gold diggers': FDR's New Deal...Broadway bound" featurette; "The 42nd Street special" featurette; "Rambling 'round Radio Row #2" featurette; "Seasoned greetings" featurette; "We're in the money" cartoon; "I've got to sing a torch song" cartoon; "Pettin' in the park" cartoon; Busby Berkeley musicals trailer gallery
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569678507
  • 012569678460
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 67850
  • 67846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65222018
  • (Sirsi) o65222018
  • (OCoLC)65222018
  • 450586
  • 450586
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gold diggers of 1933, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. & the Vitaphone Corp. present ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy ; numbers created & directed by Busby Berkeley ; screen play by Erwin Gelsey & James Seymour ; dialogue by David Boehm & Ben Markson
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • Also released as part of "The Busby Berkeley collection" box set
  • Based on the play: The gold diggers / by Avery Hopwood
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1933
  • Special features include: "42nd Street: from book to screen to stage" featurette; "'Gold diggers': FDR's New Deal...Broadway bound" featurette; "The 42nd Street special" featurette; "Rambling 'round Radio Row #2" featurette; "Seasoned greetings" featurette; "We're in the money" cartoon; "I've got to sing a torch song" cartoon; "Pettin' in the park" cartoon; Busby Berkeley musicals trailer gallery
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569678507
  • 012569678460
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 67850
  • 67846
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm65222018
  • (Sirsi) o65222018
  • (OCoLC)65222018
  • 450586
  • 450586
System details
DVD; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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