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

The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; 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 presents ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta
Title variation
Meredith Willson's the music man
Contributor
Actor
Author
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Lyricist
Production company
Screenwriter
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
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, Ray Heindorf, Frank Comstock, Gus Levene ; vocal arrangements, Charles Henderson ; music supervised and conducted by Ray Heindorf ; choreographer, Onna White
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G; Canadian home video rating: G
Language note
English dialogue with optional English or French subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Ronny Howard, Charles Lane
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1984
  • 1919-2003
  • 1914-1989
  • 1918-1987
  • 1934 March 31-
  • 1924-2003
  • 1897-1987
  • 1901-1976
  • 1954-
  • 1905-2007
  • 1902-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Hargrove, Marion
  • DaCosta, Morton
  • Preston, Robert
  • Jones, Shirley
  • Hackett, Buddy
  • Gingold, Hermione
  • Ford, Paul
  • Howard, Ron
  • Lane, Charles
  • Lacey, Franklin
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
151
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Band directors
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Love
  • Iowa
  • Band directors
  • Love
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Iowa
Technique
live action
Label
The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on Meredith Willson's The music man with his music and lyrics, book written in collaboration with Franklin Lacey
  • Special features: Cast & crew; Right here in River City featurette; Behind the scenes; Introduction by Shirley Jones; Winthrop Paroo, a biography of Ron Howard
  • Disc label states playing time as 176 min
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn759867851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Isbn
9780780663886
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929152599
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 16768
  • 3000033518
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759867851
System details
DVD; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby digital surround 5.1; "letterbox" widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1962
  • Based on Meredith Willson's The music man with his music and lyrics, book written in collaboration with Franklin Lacey
  • Special features: Cast & crew; Right here in River City featurette; Behind the scenes; Introduction by Shirley Jones; Winthrop Paroo, a biography of Ron Howard
  • Disc label states playing time as 176 min
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn759867851
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Isbn
9780780663886
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929152599
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 16768
  • 3000033518
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)759867851
System details
DVD; dual-layer format; region 1; Dolby digital surround 5.1; "letterbox" widescreen format
Video recording format
DVD

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