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Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland Collection

(DVD - 2007 )
Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland Collection
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Babes in arms: Learning that his parents are in financial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team rounds up all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money. The future looks rosy until a hurricane washes the whole enterprise away on opening night. Strike up the band: Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way. Babes on Broadway: One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers. Girl crazy: Danny is a rich kid with a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. His father ships him to an all-male college out West, where he meets the dean's granddaughter who is trying to help her grandfather keep his college from folding.
Title: Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland collection
[videorecording (DVD)]
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2007.
Edition: Ultimate collector's ed.
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (433 min.) :,sd., b&w ;,4 3/4 in. +,1 book (47 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm.) + 1 portfolio of 20 behind-the-scenes photos.
Notes: Babes in arms based on the play by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart.
Girl crazy based on the musical play by Guy Bolton and Jack McGowan.
Babes in arms originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; Strike up the band originally released as a motion picture in 1940 ; Babes on Broadway originally released as a motion picture in 1941 ; Girl crazy originally released as a motion picture in 1943.
Booklet written by John Fricke.
Accompanying material may vary.s
Babes in arms special features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; commentary by historian John Fricke; vintage "Our Gang" short "Duel personalities", classic cartoon "The mad maestro"; 1939 newsreel; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonuses: "Leo is on the air" radio promo; 3 radio shows with Rooney and Garland.
Strike up the band special features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; Pete Smith specialty comedy short "Wedding bills"; classic cartoon "Romeo in rhythm"; "Do the la conga" stereo remix version; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonuses: "Leo is on the air" radio promo; "Millions for defense"; "Good news of 1938"; 2 radio shows with Rooney and Garland.
Babes on Broadway special features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; "Pete Smith specialty" comedy short "How to hold your husband-- back"; classic cartoon "Dance of the weed"; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonuses: 2 "Leo is on the air" radio promos; radio show adaptation of "Merton of the movies" with Rooney and Garland; "Chin up! Cheerio! Carry on!" song demo performed by Burton Lane.
Girl crazy special features: All-new introduction by Mickey Rooney; commentary by historian John Fricke; vintage short "Hollywood daredevils"; classic cartoon "The early bird dood it"; "I got rhythm" stereo remix version; theatrical trailer ; Audio bonus: "Bronco busters" outtake.
Bonus disc special features: Private screenings with Mickey Rooney, hosted by TCM's Robert Osborne ; The Judy Garland songbook: a chronological cavalcade of musical numbers: Introduction and "Born in a trunk" from "A star is born" (1954); "Americana" from "Every Sunday"; "Everybody sing" from "Broadway melody of 1938"; "Got a new pair of shoes" from "Thoroughbreds don't cry"; "Swing, Mr. Mendelssohn" from "Everybody sing"; "Down on Melody Farm" from "Everybody sing"; "It never rains but it pours" from "Love finds Andy Hardy; "Zing! Went the strings of my heart" from "Listen, darling"; "A pretty girl milking her cow" from "Little Nellie Kelly"; "Singin' in the rain" from "Little Nellie Kelly"; "After you've gone" from "For me and my gal"; "The joint is really jumpin' down at Carnegie Hall" from "Thousands cheer"; "Where there's music" finale from "Presenting Lily Mars"; "The boy next door" from "Meet me in St. Louis"; "The trolley song" from "Meet me in St. Louis"; "The interview" from "Ziegfeld follies"; "On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe" from "The Harvey girls"; "Put your arms around me, honey" from "In the good old summertime"; "I don't care" from "In the good old summertime"; "Friendly star" from "Summer stock"; "Get happy" from "Summer stock"; "Born in a trunk" from "A star is born" (1954) ; Mickey and Judy trailer gallery: "Thoroughbreds don't cry"; "Love finds Andy Hardy"; "Babes in arms"; "Andy Hardy meets debutante"; "Strike up the band"; "Life begins for Andy Hardy"; "Babes on Broadway"; "Girl crazy"; "Thousands cheer"; "Words and music."
Contents: [disc 1]. Babes in arms / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by Busby Berkeley ; produced by Arthur Freed ; screenplay by Jack McGowan and Kay Van Riper (96 min.)
[disc 2]. Strike up the band / [presented by] MGM ; screenplay by John Monks, Jr. and Fred Finklehoffe ; directed by Busby Berkeley ; produced by Arthur Freed (120 min.)
[disc 3]. Babes on Broadway / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Fred Finklehofffe and Elaine Ryan ; original story by Fred Finklehoffe ; directed by Busby Berkeley ; produced by Arthur Freed (118 min.)
[disc 4]. Girl crazy / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Fred. F. Finklehoffe ; directed by Norman Taurog ; produced by Arthur Freed (99 min.)
[disc 5]. Bonus disc (157 min.).
Summary: Babes in arms: Learning that his parents are in financial straits, the son of a famous vaudeville team rounds up all the stage kids and puts on a lavish show to raise money. The future looks rosy until a hurricane washes the whole enterprise away on opening night.
Strike up the band: Jimmy and Mary are two talented high school students ready and eager to climb the ladder of success. He's a band leader and she's his lovelorn singer. Together they sing and dance their way to the top, with a few bumps along the way.
Babes on Broadway: One of the famous old musicals that combines captivating music and lavish production numbers by the master, Busby Berkeley. The story is the standard tale of two struggling Broadway hopefuls, and is filled with 16 song and dance numbers.
Girl crazy: Danny is a rich kid with a taste for wine, women and song, but not for higher education. His father ships him to an all-male college out West, where he meets the dean's granddaughter who is trying to help her grandfather keep his college from folding.
Audience: Not rated.
Additional Contributors: Rooney, Mickey
Garland, Judy
Winninger, Charles - 1884-1969.
Kibbee, Guy - 1882-1956.
Preisser, June - 1921-1984.
McPhail, Douglas - 1910-1944.
Brooks, Rand
Whiteman, Paul - 1890-1967.
Bainter, Fay - 1892-1968.
Weidler, Virginia - 1926-1968.
McDonald, Ray
Quine, Richard - 1920-1989.
Meek, Donald - 1880-1946.
Woollcott, Alexander - 1887-1943.
Stratton, Gil
Strickland, Robert E.
Ragland, Rags - 1905-1946.
Allyson, June - 1917-2006.
Walker, Nancy - 1922-1992.
Dorsey, Tommy - 1905-1956.
Edens, Roger - 1905-1970.
Gershwin, George - 1898-1937.
Gershwin, Ira - 1896-1983.
Fricke, John
Berkeley, Busby - 1895-1976.
Freed, Arthur - 1894-1973.
McGowan, John - 1894-1977
Monks, John Cherry
Finklehoffe, Fred F. - 1911-1977. - (Fred Franklin),
Ryan, Elaine
Taurog, Norman - 1899-1981.
Rodgers, Richard - 1902-1979.
Hart, Lorenz - 1895-1943.
Bolton, Guy - 1884-1979.
McGowan, Jack - d. 1977.
Turner Entertainment Co
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Paul Whiteman Orchestra
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
ISBN: 141984850X
9781419848506
Credits: Strike up the band: Music and lyrics, Roger Edens ; composer, George Gershwin ; lyrics, Ira Gershwin.
Performers: ["Babes in arms: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee, June Preisser, Grace Hayes, Betty Jaynes, Douglas McPhail, Rand Brooks, Leni Lynn, John Sheffield.<br/>", "Strike up the band: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra, June Preisser, William Tracy.<br/>", "Babes on Broadway: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, Donald Meek, Alexander Woollcott.<br/>", "Girl crazy: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Gil Stratton, Robert E. Strickland, &quot;Rags&quot; Ragland, June Allyson, Nancy Walker, Guy Kibbee, Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra.<br/>"]
System Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Other Language: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject Headings: Singers Drama. Musicians Drama. Vaudeville Drama. Man-woman relationships Drama. Hurricanes Drama. Bands (Music) Drama. High school students Drama. Broadway (New York, N.Y.) Drama. College students Drama. Families Drama.
Genre/Form: Feature films.
Musical films.
Romantic comedy films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Topical Term: Singers
Musicians
Vaudeville
Man-woman relationships
Hurricanes
Bands (Music)
High school students
College students
Families
Publisher No: 79673
79673.R1--79673.R5
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