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The Resource The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (DVD)

The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (DVD)

Label
The music man
Title
The music man
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A con man in the guise of a traveling salesman gets off the train in River City, Iowa. He convinces the town to finance a children's marching band instead of a pool hall. Special features include: 'Right Here in River City' Documentary and Introduction by Shirley Jones
Awards note
Winner (tie), Best Film - Musical Comedy, 1962 Golden Globes ; Winner, Best Music Adaptation or Treatment (Ray Heindorf), 1962 Academy Awards.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; film editor, William Ziegler ; orchestrations by Ray Heindorf, Frank Comstock, Gus Levene ; music supervised and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; choreographer, Onna White
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English dialogue; English or French subtitles. Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M87 2010
PerformerNote
Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Ronny Howard, Charles Lane
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1919-2003
  • 1914-1989
  • 1918-1987
  • 1934 Mar. 31-
  • 1902-1984
  • 1924-2003
  • 1897-1987
  • 1901-1976
  • 1954-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hargrove, Marion
  • DaCosta, Morton
  • Preston, Robert
  • Jones, Shirley
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Hackett, Buddy
  • Gingold, Hermione
  • Ford, Paul
  • Howard, Ron
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
151
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Band directors
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Love
  • Iowa
  • Musical films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Fiction films
  • Film adaptations
Technique
live action
Label
The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Cast & Crew ; featurette Right here in River city: The making of Meredith Willson's The music man, Introduction by Shirley Jone; Theatrical trailer ; Winthrop Paroo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn759867851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Isbn
9780780663886
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929152599
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759867851
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1961
  • Special features: Cast & Crew ; featurette Right here in River city: The making of Meredith Willson's The music man, Introduction by Shirley Jone; Theatrical trailer ; Winthrop Paroo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn759867851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Isbn
9780780663886
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929152599
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759867851
System details
DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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