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Fame : the original movie / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; written by Christopher Gore ; produced by David De Silva and Alan Marshall ; directed by Alan Parker.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionWidescreen ed.
Publication InfoBurbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2009.
Description1 videodisc (133 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Other author/creatorGore, Christopher.
Other author/creatorDe Silva, David.
Other author/creatorMarshall, Alan, 1938-
Other author/creatorParker, Alan, 1944-
Other author/creatorCara, Irene, 1959-
Other author/creatorCurreri, Lee.
Other author/creatorDean, Laura, 1963-
Other author/creatorFranceschi, Antonia.
Other author/creatorRay, Gene Anthony.
Other author/creatorAllen, Debbie.
Other author/creatorSeresin, Michael.
Other author/creatorHambling, Gerry.
Other author/creatorGore, Michael, 1951-
Other author/creatorFalco, Louis.
Other author/creatorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Portion of title Fame, the original movie
Partial contents Original soundtrack: Fame / Irene Cara (Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford)-- Out here on my own / Irene Cara (Michael Gore, Lesley Gore) -- Hot lunch jam / Irene Cara (Michael Gore, Lesley Gore, Robert F. Colesberry) -- Dogs in the yard / Paul McCrane (Dominic Bugatti, Frank Musker) -- Red light / Linda Clifford (Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford) -- Is it ok if I call you mine? / Paul McCrane (Paul McCrane) -- Never alone / Contemporary Gospel Chorus, the High School of Music and Art (Anthony Evans)-- Ralph and Monty Dressing room piano (Michael Gore) -- I sing the body electric / Laura Dean, and others -- Miles from here / Paul McCrane (Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford) -- Out here on my own (instrumental version) / (Michael Gore, Lesley Gore) -- Fame (instrumental version)./ (Michael Gore, Dean Pitchford)
Abstract Story about students at the High School of Performing Arts, New York. Dance sequences include an audition, classes, a ballet solo by Antonia Franceschi, and the ensemble numbers "Fame" and "I sing the body electric."
General noteTitle from disc surface.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1980.
General noteAccompanied by original soundtrack compact disc.
General noteSpecial features: Class reunion commentary with branching video highlights, featuring director Alan Parker and cast members Lee Curreri, Laura Dean, Gene Anthony Ray and Maureen Teefy; vintage featurette "On location with Fame"; "Fame field trip" visits the school that inspired the movie; theatrical trailer.
CreditsDirector of photography, Michael Seresin ; editor, Gerry Hambling ; music, Michael Gore ; choreography, Louis Falco.
Cast Irene Cara (Coco Hernandez), Lee Curreri (Bruno Martelli), Laura Dean (Lisa Monroe), Antonia Franceschi (Hilary Van Doren), Gene Anthony Ray (Leroy Johnson), Debbie Allen (Lydia), and others.
Audience Rated R.
Technical detailsDVD.
LanguageIn English or French; optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Awards noteAcademy Award for Best Music, Original Song, 1980
Awards noteAcademy Award for Best Music, Original Score, 1980
Awards noteGolden Globe for Best Original Song, 1980
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
UPC 883929063390
Publisher number3000023059 Warner Bros.

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