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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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