Classic musical shorts from the dream factory

Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Musicals DVD Classic
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Musicals
 
Call Number  DVD Classic
 
 
Summary
An assortment of MGM theatrical shorts spanning two decades and showcasing big bands, classic comedians, and vaudeville greats.
Contents
Disc 1, Metrotone shorts. Angelia mia ; Hottest man in the band (Walt Roesner and the Capitolians) ; Get out and under the moon ; My pet (the Five Locust Sisters) ; [untitled] (Leo Beers) ; Mary Ann ; Beloved (Joseph Regan) ; [untitled] (Fuzzy Knight and his little piano) ; Too busy ; I'd rather cry over you (the Ponce Sisters) ; [untitled] (Frances White) ; Afraid of you ; We love it (Marion Harris) ; Pasta vazoola ; Hungry women ; Chinese firecracker ; Way down South in heaven (Gus Van and Joe Schenck) ; Gus Edwards' Kiddie revue ; The song writers' review
Disc 2, Colortone shorts. Crazy house ; The devil's cabaret ; Over the counter ; Wild people ; What price jazz ; My grandfather's clock ; The spectacle maker
Disc 3, All-star Technicolor. Star night at the Cocoanut Grove ; Starlit days at the Lido ; Pirate party on Catalina Island ; La fiesta de Santa Barbara ; Sunkist stars at Palm Springs ; Cinema circus
Disc 4, All-stars and big bands. Hollywood party ; Sunday night at the Trocadero ; Billy Rose's Casa Mañana review ; Martin Block's musical merry-go-round series. Freddy Martin and Keenan Wynn ; Tex Beneke ; Ray Noble and Buddy Clark ; Les Brown and Virginia O'Brien ; Frankie Carle ; Art Lund, Les Brown, and Tex Beneke.

Additional Information
Subjects Musicals -- Excerpts.
Revues -- Excerpts.
Big band music.
Popular music -- 1931-1940.
Popular music -- 1941-1950.
Short films.
Musical films.
Comedy sketches.
Filmed performances.
Publisher Burbank, CA :2010
Edition Full screen.
Contributors Roesner, Walt, performer.
Beers, Leo, performer.
Regan, Joseph, -1931, performer.
Knight, Fuzzy, 1901-1976, performer.
White, Frances, 1896-1969, performer.
Harris, Marion, 1896-1944, performer.
Edwards, Gus, 1879-1945, composer.
Rose, Billy, 1899-1966, performer.
Martin, Freddy, 1906-1983, performer.
Wynn, Keenan, 1916-1986, performer.
Beneke, Tex, performer.
Noble, Ray, 1903-1978, performer.
Clark, Buddy, 1911-1949, performer.
Brown, Les, 1912-2001, performer.
O'Brien, Virginia, 1921-2001, performer.
Carle, Frankie, 1903-2001, performer.
Lund, Art, performer.
Capitolians (Musical group), performer.
Five Locust Sisters, performer.
Ponce Sisters, performer.
Van and Schenck, performer.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), publisher.
Participants/Performers Various performers.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
System Details DVD-R (may not be compatible with all players); full screen (4x3, 1.33:1); Dolby digital mono.
Description 4 videodiscs (490 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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