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Title Flying down to Rio [videodisc]
Imprint Burbank CA : Turner Entertainment Co : Warner Home Video, 2006
Edition Standard version
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 Adult Feature Film DVD  DVD FEATURE FILM FLY     AVAILABLE
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Call # DVD FEATURE FILM FLY
Phys. Description 1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in
System Det DVD; Dolby Digital mono
Note Closed-captioned. In English with optional subtitles in English, French and Spanish
Cast Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Delores Del Rio, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien
Credits Producers, Merian C. Cooper, Lou Brock ; director, Thornton Freeland ; screenplay, Cyril Hume, H.W. Hanneman and Erwin Gelsey ; music, Vincent Youmans ; lyrics, Edward Eliscu and Gus Kahn
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1933
Based on an original story by Lou Brock
Audience Not rated
Summary This film, containing the first of many Fred Astaire - Ginger Rogers partnerships, concerns a troupe of entertainers stranded in Rio. Songs include "The Carioca," "Orchids in the Moonlight," and the title song. Notable for a brilliantly photographed finale with chorus girls on the wings of flying airplanes, the movie was the musical that broke with the rather contrived Busby Berkeley production and moved toward a closer integration of musical and narrative elements. Astaire's dance numbers come not as interruptions but as extensions of the plot
Note Special features: Vintage comedy short: Beer and pretzels with Ted Healy and his Stooges; Classic cartoon: I like mountain music; Theatrical trailer
Subject Entertainers -- Drama
Feature films
Musical films
Comedy films
DVDs
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) -- Drama
Alt Author Freeland, Thornton, 1898-
Astaire, Fred
Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995
Del Rio, Dolores, 1905-
Raymond, Gene
Roulien, Raul, 1905-
Youmans, Vincent, 1898-1946
Eliscu, Edward
Kahn, Gus, 1886-1941
Turner Entertainment Co
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0780654285
9780780654280
Isbn/Issn 053939756821
Music # T7568