SummaryA gambler travels to New York City to raise the $25,000 he needs to marry his fiancée, only to become entangled with a beautiful dancing instructor.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 979.|
Gamblers -- Drama.
Dance teachers -- Drama.
Swing (Dance) -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [New York, New York] :2019
|Edition||Blu-ray special edition, Full screen.|
Scott, Allan, 1906-1995, screenwriter.
Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996, film producer.
Stevens, George, 1904-1975, film director.
Astaire, Fred, actor.
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995, actor.
Moore, Victor, 1876-1962, actor.
Broderick, Helen, 1891-1959, actor.
Blore, Eric, 1887-1959, actor.
Furness, Betty, 1916-1994, actor.
Metaxa, Georges, 1899-1950, actor.
Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945, composer.
RKO Radio Pictures, presenter, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Victor Moore, Helen Broderick, Eric Blore, Betty Furness, Georges Metaxa.
Director of photography, David Abel ; editor, Henry Berman ; music, Jerome Kern.
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Accompanying material may include folded insert featuring an essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith.
Special features: Audio commentary from 1986 featuring John Mueller, author of Astaire dancing: the musical films; archival interviews with performers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers and choreographer Hermes Pan; new interview with George Stevens Jr.; In full swing, a new program on the film's choreography and soundtrack featuring jazz and film critic Gary Giddins, dance critic Brian Seibert, and Dorothy Fields biographer Deborah Grace Winer; new interview with film scholar Mia Mask on the "Bojangles of Harlem" number.
Blu-ray Disc; region A; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; monaural; requires Blu-ray Disc player.
Academy Award, Best Original Song, 1937
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.