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Dance, girl, dance [videorecording (DVD)] / an RKO Radio Picture ; RKO Radio Pictures presents ; produced by Erich Pommer ; screenplay by Tess Slesinger and Frank Davis ; story by Vicki Baum ; directed by Dorothy Arzner.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at NC Cardinal.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fletcher Branch 791.43 D / Feature (Text) 33258006459908 Adult Video Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419848038
  • ISBN: 9781419848032
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Standard version]
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. : c2007.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Dance, Girl, Dance was originally produced as a motion picture in 1940.
Formatted Contents Note:
Feature (ca. 89 min.) -- Just a cute kid (ca. 20 min., 1940) -- Malibu Beach party [a Merrie Melodies cartoon] (1940, ca. 8 min. ; Warner Bros. present ; supervision, I. Freleng ; story by Jack Miller ; animation, Gil Turner ; musical direction, Carl W. Stalling).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Dance, girl, dance : Music director, Edward Ward ; dances staged by Ernst Matray ; lyrics by Chester Forrest and Robert Wright ; director of photography, Russell Metty ; edited by Robert Wise.
Just a cute kid: Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and The Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Noel Smith ; screen play by Hal Yates, from a story by Damon Runyan [sic]; director of photography, James Van Trees ; film editor, Doug Gould.
Participant or Performer Note:
Dance, girl, dance : Maureen O'Hara, Louis Hayward, Lucille Ball, Virginia Field, Ralph Bellamy, Mary Carlisle, Katharine Alexander, Edward Brophy, Walter Abel, Harold Huber, Maria Ouspenskaya.
Just a cute kid: Cliff Edwards, Dana Dale, Frank Faylen, Olin Howland.
Summary, etc.:
"Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string...and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. Directed by Dorothy Arzner, classic Hollywood's sole major female director." -- Container.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; Dolby Digital mono.; full screen presentation, preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical presentation, 1.33:1 ; dual-layer disc.
Language Note:
In English ; optional subtitles in English or French ; closed-captioned.
Awards Note:
Dance, girl, dance was named to the National Film Registry in 2007 by the Library of Congress.
Subject: Dancers > Drama.
Friendship > Drama.
Female friendship > Drama.
Burlesque (Theater) > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Runyon, Damon, 1880-1946 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Musical films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Romantic comedy films.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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