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The Barkleys of Broadway / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; associate producer, Roger Edens ; original screen play by Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; produced by Arthur Freed ; directed by Charles Walters.

Format Video (DVD)
EditionStandard version.
Publication InfoBurbank, CA : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., 2005.
Description1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Supplemental Content Connect to IMDb information for this film
Other author/creatorWalters, Charles, 1911-1982, director.
Other author/creatorEdens, Roger, 1905-1970, producer.
Other author/creatorComden, Betty, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorGreen, Adolph, screenwriter.
Other author/creatorFreed, Arthur, 1894-1973, producer.
Other author/creatorAstaire, Fred, actor.
Other author/creatorRogers, Ginger, 1911-1995, actor.
Other author/creatorLevant, Oscar, 1906-1972, actor.
Other author/creatorBurke, Billie, 1885-1970, actor.
Other author/creatorRobbins, Gale, 1922-1980, actor.
Other author/creatorFran├žois, Jacques, 1920-2003, actor.
Other author/creatorZucco, George, 1886-1960, actor.
Other author/creatorSundberg, Clinton, 1903-1987, actor.
Other author/creatorCooper, Inez, 1922- actor.
Other author/creatorBrewster, Carol, 1927- actor.
Other author/creatorWood, Wilson, 1915-2004, actor.
Other author/creatorWarren, Harry, 1893-1981, composer.
Other author/creatorGershwin, Ira, 1896-1983, lyricist.
Other author/creatorHayton, Lennie, 1908-1971, musical director.
Other author/creatorSalinger, Conrad, composer.
Other author/creatorTucker, Robert (Arranger)
Other author/creatorGershwin, George, 1898-1937, composer.
Other author/creatorAlton, Robert, 1897-1957, choreographer.
Other author/creatorStradling, Harry, 1901-1970, cinematographer.
Other author/creatorGibbons, Cedric, 1895-1960, artistic director.
Other author/creatorCarfagno, Edward C., artistic director.
Other author/creatorAkst, Albert, 1890-1958, film editor.
Other author/creatorShearer, Douglas, 1899-1971, sound designer.
Other author/creatorWillis, Edwin B., set designer.
Other author/creatorNewcombe, Warren, production personnel.
Other author/creatorPan, Hermes, 1905-1990, choreographer.
Other author/creatorIrene, 1901-1962, costume designer.
Other author/creatorValles, 1886-1970, costume designer.
Other author/creatorMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Other author/creatorLoew's Incorporated.
Other author/creatorWarner Home Video (Firm)
Other author/creatorTurner Entertainment Co.
Uniform titleBarkleys of Broadway (Motion picture). French & English.
Abstract Josh and Dinah Barkley are a successful (though argumentative) musical-comedy team, yet Dinah chafes as Galatea to her husband's Pygmalion. When serious playwright Jacques Barredout envisions her as a great dramatic actress, Dinah is not hard to persuade.
General noteOriginally released as a motion picture in 1949.
General noteAlso issued as part of the box set: Astaire & Rogers collection, volume 1.
General noteSpecial features: "Reunited: Astaire and Rogers together again" featurette; "Annie was a wonder" vintage short; "Wags to riches" classic Droopy cartoon; Theatrical trailer.
CreditsMusic by Harry Warren ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; musical direction, Lennie Hayton ; orchestrations, Conrad Salinger ; vocal arrangements, Robert Tucker ; "They can't take that away from me" music by George Gershwin, lyrics by Ira Gershwin ; musical numbers staged and directed by Robert Alton ; director of photography, Harry Stradling ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Edward Carfagno ; film editor, Albert Akst ; recording director, Douglas Shearer ; set decorations, Edwin B. Willis ; special effects, Warren Newcombe ; dance number "Shoes with wings on" directed by Hermes Pan ; Miss Rogers' costumes by Irene ; men's costumes by Valles.
Cast Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Oscar Levant, Billie Burke, Gale Robbins, Jacques Fran├žois, George Zucco, Clinton Sunberg, Inez Cooper, Carol Brewster, Wilson Wood.
Audience Not rated.
Technical detailsDVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono.
LanguageIn English or dubbed French with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formFeature films United States.
Genre/formComedy films.
Genre/formFeature films.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formRomantic comedy films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Genre/formMusical films.
Genre/formVideo recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other titleReunited, Astaire and Rogers together again.
Other titleAnnie was a wonder.
Other titleWags to riches.
Other titleAstaire & Rogers collection, volume 1.
ISBN0780650786 (set)
ISBN9780780650787 (set)
UPC 012569673793
UPC 053939725926 set
Publisher number67379 Warner Home Video
Publisher numberT7259 Warner Home Video (set)
Stock numberMidwest Tapes

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