The Resource Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin, Warner Bros. Pictures, inc. presents ; a Warner Bros., First National picture ; screen play by Howard Koch and Elliot Paul ; produced by Jesse L. Lasky ; directed by Irving Rapper, (videorecording)

Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin, Warner Bros. Pictures, inc. presents ; a Warner Bros., First National picture ; screen play by Howard Koch and Elliot Paul ; produced by Jesse L. Lasky ; directed by Irving Rapper, (videorecording)

Label
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin
Title
Rhapsody in blue
Title remainder
the story of George Gershwin
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, inc. presents ; a Warner Bros., First National picture ; screen play by Howard Koch and Elliot Paul ; produced by Jesse L. Lasky ; directed by Irving Rapper
Title variation
  • Story of George Gershwin
  • Jubilant story of George Gershwin
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Lyricist
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Biographical film about George Gershwin; his rise from music hall pianist to revered composer
Member of
Cataloging source
CGL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Dance numbers created and directed by Le Roy Prinz ; music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin ; orchestral arrangements by Ray Heindorf ; vocal arrangements by Dudley Chambers ; director of photography, Sol Polito ; film editor, Folmer Blangsted ; original story by Sonya Levien
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R4377 2011
PerformerNote
Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn, Oscar Levant, Paul Whiteman, George White, Hazel Scott, Anne Brown, Al Jolson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1999
  • 1880-1958
  • 1891-1958
  • 1925-2015
  • 1921-1993
  • 1906-1972
  • 1890-1967
  • 1890-1968
  • 1912-2009
  • 1886-1950
  • 1904-1982
  • 1892-1960
  • 1895-1983
  • 1908-1980
  • 1888?-1960
  • 1898-1937
  • 1896-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Rapper, Irving
  • Lasky, Jesse L.
  • Paul, Elliot
  • Koch, Howard
  • Alda, Robert
  • Leslie, Joan
  • Smith, Alexis
  • Coburn, Charles
  • Levant, Oscar
  • Whiteman, Paul
  • White, George
  • Scott, Hazel
  • Brown, Anne
  • Jolson, Al
  • Blangsted, Folmar
  • Polito, Sol
  • Chambers, Dudley
  • Prinz, Le Roy
  • Heindorf, Ray
  • Levien, Sonya
  • Gershwin, George
  • Gershwin, Ira
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
151
Series statement
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gershwin, George
  • Composers
  • Musical films
  • Biographical films
  • Feature films
  • DVD-Video discs
Technique
live action
Label
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin, Warner Bros. Pictures, inc. presents ; a Warner Bros., First National picture ; screen play by Howard Koch and Elliot Paul ; produced by Jesse L. Lasky ; directed by Irving Rapper, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."
  • Special feature: Trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky259354424
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Remastered ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 03/17
Other control number
883316399781
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-R, NTSC, full screen (1.37:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rhapsody in blue : the story of George Gershwin, Warner Bros. Pictures, inc. presents ; a Warner Bros., First National picture ; screen play by Howard Koch and Elliot Paul ; produced by Jesse L. Lasky ; directed by Irving Rapper, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1945
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."
  • Special feature: Trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
sky259354424
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Remastered ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 03/17
Other control number
883316399781
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD-R, NTSC, full screen (1.37:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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