Broadway melody of 1940

Book Cover
Average Rating


Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...


LocationCall NumberStatus
Dennis Public Library - AdultDVD BROADWAYOn Shelf
Eastham Public Library - AdultDVD MUSICAL BROOn Shelf

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

Syndetics Unbound

More Details

[Burbank, CA] : Warner Home Video, [2003], c1940.


General Note
Originally released as a motion picuture in 1940.
General Note
Special features: All-new digital transfer; Ann Miller hosts Cole Porter in Hollywood: Begin the Beguine; Our Gang short The Big Premiere; theatrical trailer; behind-the-scenes notes.
Creation/Production Credits
Lyrics and music, Cole Porter.
Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell, George Murphy, Frank Morgan, Ian Hunter, Florence Rice, Lynne Carver.
A backstage yarn about two hoofers, Johnny Brett and King Shaw, who are an ambitious dance team working in a dance hall for little or nothing. A mistake in names shoots King instead of Johnny into the lead of a Broadway musical. On opening night King is unable to perform due to intoxication, and Johnny is forced to perform to save his partner's reputation. The show's producers realize their mistake in identity and all is resolved.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
English or French soundtrack; subtitles in English, French & Spanish.

Reviews from GoodReads

Loading GoodReads Reviews.


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cummings, J., Gordon, L., Oppenheimer, G., Taurog, N., Porter, C., Astaire, F., Powell, E., Murphy, G., Morgan, F., Hunter, I., Rice, F., & Carver, L. (20031940). Broadway melody of 1940 . Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jack Cummings et al.. 20031940. Broadway Melody of 1940. [Burbank, CA]: Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Jack Cummings et al.. Broadway Melody of 1940 [Burbank, CA]: Warner Home Video, 20031940.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cummings, Jack, et al. Broadway Melody of 1940 Warner Home Video, 20031940.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.