Classic musical shorts from the dream factory

Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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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
An assortment of MGM theatrical shorts spanning two decades and showcasing big bands, classic comedians, and vaudeville greats.
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 :Warner Home Video,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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