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The Resource Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy, An Albert M. Tapper production ; produced, written and directed by Michael Kantor ; co-producer Patty Baker, Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill ; a production of Albert M. Tapper, B'WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, and THIRTEEN for WNET

Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy, An Albert M. Tapper production ; produced, written and directed by Michael Kantor ; co-producer Patty Baker, Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill ; a production of Albert M. Tapper, B'WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, and THIRTEEN for WNET

Label
Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy
Title
Broadway musicals
Title remainder
a Jewish legacy
Statement of responsibility
An Albert M. Tapper production ; produced, written and directed by Michael Kantor ; co-producer Patty Baker, Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill ; a production of Albert M. Tapper, B'WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, and THIRTEEN for WNET
Contributor
Broadcaster
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Narrator
Performer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. This entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories and shows
Cataloging source
VVS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Musical supervisor, Andy Einhorn ; editor, Kris Liem; cinematographer, Mead Hunt and others; conceived and developed by Barbara Brilliant
Dewey number
782.1/4097471
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
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PerformerNote
Narrator, Joel Grey ; featuring David Hyde Pierce, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth. Joel Grey, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Dick Van Dyke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1932-
  • 1962-
  • 1915-1977
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tapper, Albert M.
  • Kantor, Michael
  • Brilliant, Barbara
  • Liem, Kris.
  • Hunt, Mead
  • Einhorn, Andy
  • Grey, Joel
  • Pierce, David Hyde
  • Broderick, Matthew
  • O'Hara, Kelli
  • Mostel, Zero
  • Lane, Nathan
  • Streisand, Barbra
  • Menzel, Idina
  • Chenoweth, Kristin
  • B'WAY Films
  • Ghost Light Films
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • Acorn Media (Firm)
  • Great Performances (WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.))
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
  • Theater
  • Jews in the motion picture industry
  • Jewish composers
  • Jewish lyricists
  • Jews
  • United States
  • Musicals
  • Civilization
  • Jewish composers
  • Jewish lyricists
  • Jews
  • Jews in the motion picture industry
  • Musicals
  • Theater
  • New York (State)
  • New York (State)
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy, An Albert M. Tapper production ; produced, written and directed by Michael Kantor ; co-producer Patty Baker, Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill ; a production of Albert M. Tapper, B'WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, and THIRTEEN for WNET
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Premiered nationally on PBS "Great Performances", January 1, 2013
  • Viewer's guide (14 pages) inserted in container includes an introduction by Barbara Brilliant, "Musings on Musicals" by Michael Kantor, and other contributions by Sheldon Harnick, Maury Yeston, Mary Ellin Barrett, John Lahr, Michael Tilson Thomas, Betty Comden, Stephen Whitfield, Jamie Bernstein, Charles Strouse, Mary Rodgers Guettel, Andrew Lippa, John Kander, Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman
  • Bonus disc features extended interviews and performances, and biography of narrator, Joel Grey
Accompanying material
1 guide (14 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. (84 minutes) -- disc 2. Bonus features (176 minutes)
Control code
ocn827716551
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 84 min.)
Isbn
9781598289848
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961898497
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMP-8984
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)827716551
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation, NTSC ; 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Broadway musicals : a Jewish legacy, An Albert M. Tapper production ; produced, written and directed by Michael Kantor ; co-producer Patty Baker, Jan Gura, Sylvia Cahill ; a production of Albert M. Tapper, B'WAY Films LLC, Ghost Light Films, and THIRTEEN for WNET
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Premiered nationally on PBS "Great Performances", January 1, 2013
  • Viewer's guide (14 pages) inserted in container includes an introduction by Barbara Brilliant, "Musings on Musicals" by Michael Kantor, and other contributions by Sheldon Harnick, Maury Yeston, Mary Ellin Barrett, John Lahr, Michael Tilson Thomas, Betty Comden, Stephen Whitfield, Jamie Bernstein, Charles Strouse, Mary Rodgers Guettel, Andrew Lippa, John Kander, Stephen Schwartz, Marc Shaiman
  • Bonus disc features extended interviews and performances, and biography of narrator, Joel Grey
Accompanying material
1 guide (14 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. (84 minutes) -- disc 2. Bonus features (176 minutes)
Control code
ocn827716551
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
2 videodiscs (approximately 84 min.)
Isbn
9781598289848
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
054961898497
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
AMP-8984
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)827716551
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation, NTSC ; 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
laserdisc

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