Hollywood singing and dancing [DVD videorecording] : a musical history / [presented by] Great Musical Treasures ; director and producer, Mark McLaughlin ; writers, Mark McLaughlin, Phillip Dye, Denise Hamilton, Tasha Lowe-Newsome.
Contributor(s): McLaughlin, Mark | Dye, Phillip | Hamilton, Denise | Lowe-Newsome, Tasha | Jones, Shirley | DeLuise, Dom | Lyles, A. C | Miller, Ann | Reynolds, Debbie | Garrett, Betty | Fleming, Rhonda | Minnelli, Liza | Leslie, Joan | Scheerer, Robert | Channing, Carol | Russell, Jane | Champion, Marge | Saddler, Donald | Banas, Bob | Jones, Shirley | Boone, Pat | MacLaine, Shirley | Moreno, Rita | Grey, Joel | Badham, John | Marshall, Rob | Zadan, Craig | Osborne, Robert | Rooney, Mickey | Hunter, Tab | Caron, Leslie | Great Musical Treasures, LLC.Material type: FilmPublisher: [United States] : Great Musical Treasures, c2008Description: 2 videodiscs (108 min.) : sd., b&w. and col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Musical films -- History | Motion pictures -- United States -- HistoryGenre/Form: Documentary films. | Nonfiction films. | Feature films.DDC classification: 792.6 LOC classification: PN1995.9.M86 | H6559 2008
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DVD, all regions, standard format (4:3), NTSC; Dolby digital 5.1 stereo, Dolby digital stereo.
Host, Shirley Jones. Interviewees: Dom Deluise, A.C. Lyles, Ann Miller, Debbie Reynolds, Betty Garrett, Rhonda Fleming, Liza Minnelli, Joan Leslie, Robert Scheerer, Carol Channing, Jane Russell, Marge Champion, Donald Saddler, Robert Banas, Shirley Jones, Pat Boone, Shirley MacLaine, Rita Moreno, Joel Grey, John Badham, Rob Marshall, Craig Zadan, Robert Osborne, Mickey Rooney, Tab Hunter, Leslie Caron.
Directors of photography, Maury Dahlen, Jose Bugarin ; editor, Julie Antepli ; original music, Erik Lundmark.
Contains clips from All That Jazz, An American in Paris, Babes on Broadway, Cabaret, Chicago, Cover Girl, Dames, Damn Yankees, Dreamgirls, Fashions of 1934, Fiddler on the Roof, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Gigi, Gold Diggers of 1935, Grease, Gypsy, Hair, The Harvey Girls, The King and I, The Little Colonel, Meet Me in St. Louis, Oklahoma!, Oliver!, On the Town, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Royal Wedding, Saturday Night Fever, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Singin' in the Rain, Sweet Charity, Till the Clouds Roll By, Tommy, Umbrellas of Cherbourg, Westside Story, The Wizard of Oz, Yankee Doodle Dandy.
Special features (disc 2): "Q&A at premiere" featuring Shirley Jones and director Mark McLaughlin (34 min.); "Promotional featurettes" footage from various theatrical release marketing campaigns (55 min.); original interview segments (66 min.); archival behind-the-scenes footage from films like Dames, Can-Can, Oliver, Thoroughly modern Millie and Funny girl; plus the premieres of Camelot, The king and I and more.
Host Shirley Jones presents a series of highlight moments from various Hollywood musicals. Beginning in the earliest days of the genre, the viewer is taken through a history of the musical film to contemporary releases such as "Chicago" and "Dreamgirls". Clips of the films are accompanied by current and archival interviews with crew and cast members, who provide anecdotes and other production details.
Disc 1. Something that musicals do -- The dawn of an era -- The 1940s, rallying the country -- The majestic MGM -- The 1950s, a golden age -- The end of an era -- Bob Fosse and the 1970s -- Musicals was a dirty word -- Musicals in the new millennium -- Epilogue. -- Disc 2. Bonus features.