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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, (videorecording DVD)

The music man, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; music and lyrics by Meredith Willson ; screenplay by Marion Hargrove ; produced and directed by Morton DaCosta, (videorecording 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
Art director
Choreographer
Composer
Costume designer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Lyricist
Presenter
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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
Related
Member of
Awards note
Winner (tie), Best Film - Musical Comedy, 1962 Golden Globes ; Winner, Best Music Adaptation or Treatment (Ray Heindorf), 1962 Academy Awards
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Music man (Motion picture : 1962)
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; art director, Paul Groesse ; film editor, William Ziegler ; choreography by Onna White ; costume design, Dorothy Jeakins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA rating: G ;
  • Canadian Home Video rating: G
Language note
English dialogue; English or French subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • M1503.W642
  • M1527.W55
LC item number
  • M47 1999
  • M87 1999
PerformerNote
Robert Preston, Shirley Jones, Buddy Hackett, Hermione Gingold, Paul Ford, Pert Kelton, The Buffalo Bills, Timmy Everett, Susan Luckey, Ronny Howard, Harry Hickox, Charles Lane, Mary Wickes
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
  • 1910-1995
  • 1906-1987
  • 1902-1984
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Hargrove, Marion
  • DaCosta, Morton
  • Preston, Robert
  • Jones, Shirley
  • Hackett, Buddy
  • Gingold, Hermione
  • Ford, Paul
  • Kelton, Pert
  • Everett, Timmy
  • Luckey, Susan
  • Howard, Ron
  • Hickox, Harry
  • Lane, Charles
  • Wickes, Mary
  • Burks, Robert
  • Groesse, Paul
  • Ziegler, William
  • White, Onna
  • Jeakins, Dorothy
  • Willson, Meredith
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Buffalo Bills (Musical group)
Runtime
151
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Band directors
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Librarians
  • Marching bands
  • 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, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced 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 Lacy
  • Widescreen
  • Filmed in Technirama Technicolor
  • Disc label states playing time as 176 mins
  • Special features: cast & crew; Right here in River City: the making of Meredith Willson?s The music man; behind the scenes; Winthrop Paroo; awards
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
Contents
Color feature film (151 mins.) -- Documentary (30 mins.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 mins.)
Isbn
9780790738154
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391676829
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16768
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3320840
  • (OCoLC)46389897
  • (OCoLC)ocm46389897
  • 1978880
  • 3320840
System details
DVD; dual layer
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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced 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 Lacy
  • Widescreen
  • Filmed in Technirama Technicolor
  • Disc label states playing time as 176 mins
  • Special features: cast & crew; Right here in River City: the making of Meredith Willson?s The music man; behind the scenes; Winthrop Paroo; awards
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
Contents
Color feature film (151 mins.) -- Documentary (30 mins.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Special edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 mins.)
Isbn
9780790738154
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391676829
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
16768
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 3320840
  • (OCoLC)46389897
  • (OCoLC)ocm46389897
  • 1978880
  • 3320840
System details
DVD; dual layer
Video recording format
DVD

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