Broadway : the American musical [DVD videorecording] / a co-production of Ghost Light Films, Thirteen/WNET New York, NHK, and BBC in association with Carlton International ; director, Michael Kantor ; writers, Marc Fields ... [et al.] ; producers, Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal.
Contributor(s): Kantor, Michael | Andrews, Julie.Material type: FilmPublisher: [United States] : Hollywood, Calif. : PBS Home Video ; Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2004Description: 3 videodiscs (ca. 120 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 1415702365.Other title: American musical [DVD videorecording] | B'way [DVD videorecording] [At head of title:].Subject(s): Broadway (New York, N.Y.) | Theater -- United States | Musicals | Musicals -- Production and direction | Musical theater | Documentary films | Documentary television programs | DVDs for the hearing impairedDDC classification: 792/.0973
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DVD ; Dolby digital.
Host: Julie Andrews.
This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical.
disc 1. Episode one, Give my regards to Broadway (1893-1927) ; Episode two, Syncopated city (1919-1933) -- disc 2. Episode three, I got plenty o' nuttin' (1930-1942) ; Episode four, Oh, what a beautiful mornin' (1943-1960) -- disc 3. Episode five, Tradition (1957-1979) ; Episode six, Putting it together (1980-2004).