Busby Berkeley Collection
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Busby Berkeley Collection

Director: Busby Berkeley, Earl Duvall, Frank Tashlin, Friz Freleng

Cast: Busby Berkeley, Earl Duvall, Frank Tashlin, Friz Freleng

     
 
This set contains nine classic MGM musicals featuring work from the studio's celebrated choreographer/director Busby Berkeley. Included are Dames, Footlight Parade, 42nd Street, Gold Diggers of 1933, Gold Diggers of 1935, Gold Diggers of 1937, Hollywood Hotel and Varsity Show.

Overview

This set contains nine classic MGM musicals featuring work from the studio's celebrated choreographer/director Busby Berkeley. Included are Dames, Footlight Parade, 42nd Street, Gold Diggers of 1933, Gold Diggers of 1935, Gold Diggers of 1937, Hollywood Hotel and Varsity Show.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/12/2010
UPC:
0883929148004
Rating:
NR
Source:
Warner Home Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
17:06:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; ; Notes on Busby Berkeley; Busby Berkeley Musicals Trailer Gallery; Theatrical Trailer; Radio Promos; Gold Diggers Art Gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Mel Blanc Actor
Dick Powell Charles "Chuck" Daly,Dick Curtis,Henry Bowers,Rosmer Peck,Jimmy Higgens,Scotty Blair,Brad Roberts,Billy Lawler
Fred Astaire Actor
Rudy Vallée Terry Moore
James Cagney Chester Kent
Joan Blondell Mabel Anderson,Carol King,Nan Prescott,Norma Parry
Joe Dougherty Porky Pig
Lita Grey Chaplin Actor
Warner Baxter Julian Marsh
Warren William J. Lawrence Bradford
Bebe Daniels Dorothy Brock
Berenice Hansen Little Kitty
Fred Waring Ernie Mason
Ginger Rogers Actor,Ann Lowell/Anytime Annie
Gloria Stuart Amy Prentiss
Rosemary Lane Kay Morrow,Virginia Stanton
Sammy Davis Actor
Adolphe Menjou Nicoleff
Aline MacMahon Trixie Lorraine
George Brent Pat Denning
Harlan Briggs Actor
Hugh Herbert Maurice Giraud,Chester Marshall
Lola Lane Mona Marshall
Priscilla Lane Betty Bradley
Ruby Keeler Barbara Hemingway,Bea Thorn,Peggy Sawyer,Polly Parker
Tommy Bond Beans
Victor Moore J.J. Hobart
Allen Jenkins Duke Dennis
Billy Bletcher Claim Jumper
Glenda Farrell Betty Hawes,Genevieve Larkin
Johnnie Davis Georgia
Robert Cummings Actor
Walter Catlett Prof. Sylvester Biddle
ZaSu Pitts Mathilda Hemingway
Carleton Macy Actor
Gloria Dickson Mona
Grant Mitchell Louis Lamson
Guy Kibbee Horace P. Hemingway,Silas Gould,Abner Dillon
Lee Dixon Boop Oglethorpe
Ted Healy Fuzzy,William Williams
Una Merkel Lorraine Fleming
Alan Mowbray Alexander Dupre

Technical Credits
Busby Berkeley Director
Earl Duvall Director
Frank Tashlin Director
Friz Freleng Director
Lloyd Bacon Director
Mervyn LeRoy Director
Ray Enright Director
Roy Mack Director
Rudolf Ising Director
Tara Tremaine Director
Tex Avery Director
Tom Palmer Director
William Keighley Director

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Busby Berkeley Collection: 42nd Street
1. 42nd Street, You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me [1:21]
2. Dorothy Brock [1:52]
3. Marsh's Last Shot [2:57]
4. Audition Day [2:17]
5. Newcomer/Juvenile [4:06]
6. " ...a show!" [2:24]
7. It Must Be June [4:31]
8. Denning Dilemma [5:19]
9. You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me [2:29]
10. Peggy and Pat [4:04]
11. Good Night's Rest [4:38]
12. Bad Night's Workout [1:02]
13. Goodbye [2:37]
14. Philadelphia [2:45]
15. You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me [2:46]
16. Night before Opening [5:09]
17. Party Tensions [2:37]
18. Dorothy Dilemma [2:41]
19. "My Ankle!" [4:45]
20. Annie Saves the Day [2:40]
21. Peggy's Big Chance [3:18]
22. Between the Lines [1:30]
23. Now it's your turn [2:15]
24. "Come back a star" [2:14]
25. Shuffle Off to Buffalo [5:26]
26. Young and Healthy [4:23]
27. 42nd Street [5:48]
28. The Credit [1:04]
Disc #2 -- Gold Diggers of 1933
1. Credits [1:00]
2. We're in the Money [2:42]
3. The Depression, Dearie [4:17]
4. Dibs for dress-up [2:01]
5. The Shadow Waltz (1) [2:28]
6. I've Got to Sing a Torch Song [5:23]
7. A Show but no money [3:28]
8. Money Man [5:21]
9. Pettin' in the Park (1) [1:26]
10. Trixie's Suspician [2:03]
11. Opening Night Substitute [3:58]
12. Pettin' in the Park (2) [7:48]
13. Gold Diggers Present and Past [4:44]
14. Parasitic Showgirls [4:51]
15. Double Hat Trick [4:49]
16. Attack of Chiseling [2:18]
17. Two Fannys [3:56]
18. Let's Dance [3:29]
19. All a Misunderstanding [2:11]
20. Sleepin in her Bed [4:42]
21. Change of Heart [3:33]
22. True Love [4:49]
23. The Shadow Waltz (2) [6:34]
24. Three Happy Couples [2:20]
25. Remember My Forgotten Man [7:06]
Disc #3 -- Footlight Parade
1. Credits [2:00]
2. Out of Work and Wedlock [3:39]
3. Chester Kent Prologues [4:24]
4. Mrs. Gould's Protégé [3:56]
5. Catty Complications [4:00]
6. Wet-Nursing [3:42]
7. Vivian's Outline [5:05]
8. Styles and Ideas [5:25]
9. Ah, the Moon Is Here [4:09]
10. All Business [2:47]
11. Sittin' on a Backyard Fence [4:54]
12. Musical Comedy Idea [4:43]
13. You've Got a Job [2:39]
14. Three-day lockdown [4:24]
15. Couple of Holdouts [1:07]
16. Watery Inspiration [4:08]
17. I'm the Dealer [2:55]
18. Francis' last Straw [2:13]
19. Honeymoon Hotel [2:02]
20. By a Waterfall [9:33]
21. Stage Fright [11:10]
22. Shanghai Lil [2:29]
23. Wedding Idea [11:01]
Disc #4 -- Dames
1. Credits [1:16]
2. The Way to Ezra Ounce [3:26]
3. Ounce Family Tree [3:48]
4. When You Were a Smile On Your Mother's Lips [2:38]
5. Sleeping in Horace's Bed [6:33]
6. Sales Pitch [4:21]
7. DS = Drug Store [1:53]
8. I Only Have Eyes for You (1) [2:14]
9. Alcoholic Contentment [3:02]
10. The Nerve Of Mabel [3:43]
11. Try to See it My Way (1) [2:46]
12. Girded for Battle [3:20]
13. Wind in the Pipes [4:02]
14. Out of the Closet [1:22]
15. Backing Out of the Backer [5:12]
16. Handling Barbara and the Press [2:43]
17. Opening Night [5:10]
18. The Girl at the Ironing Board [7:31]
19. In Only Have Eyes for You (2) [11:03]
20. Dames [10:58]
21. Try to See It My Way (2) [1:01]
22. The Signal [2:15]
Disc #5 -- Gold Diggers 1935
1. Credits [1:33]
2. Wentworth Plaza Preparations [3:16]
3. Their Cuts [3:01]
4. The Prentiss Family [5:19]
5. Snuffling Out Thorpe [3:26]
6. Mosey Woos Ann [3:29]
7. Paid Escort [3:48]
8. I'm Going Shopping with You [5:48]
9. Such a Director [3:18]
10. No Honor Among Crooks [3:35]
11. The Words Are in My Heart (1) [4:14]
12. The Show Must Go On [1:54]
13. More Cutting Remarks [4:37]
14. Humbie in Love [1:37]
15. Someone They Like Better [2:07]
16. Rehearsal Intrigues [4:24]
17. Secretarial Schemer [3:30]
18. Money Mismanagement [4:10]
19. Mother's Marriage Vow [2:41]
20. The Words Are in My Heart (2) [8:15]
21. See You on the Front Page [2:32]
22. Meet the Missus and the Press [1:55]
23. Lullaby of Broadway [13:57]
24. Doctor in the Family [2:02]
Disc #6 -- Gold Diggers of 1937
1. Plenty of Credits [1:28]
2. Life Insurance Song [3:31]
3. Jolly Maids to Gold Diggers [3:36]
4. Getting Acquainted [4:38]
5. Close Shave [3:33]
6. Zip for Insurance [2:57]
7. Speaking of the Weather: Song [4:12]
8. Gen's Referral [4:34]
9. JJ's Jitters [3:28]
10. Million-Dollar Policy [4:23]
11. Signed Like a Baby [3:50]
12. With Plenty of Money and You [3:03]
13. Medical Exam Jam [4:06]
14. Bum ticker, passing grade [3:22]
15. Death of the Party [4:12]
16. Life Begins at 59 [3:54]
17. Let's Put Our Heads Together [3:36]
18. Speaking of the Weather: Dance [3:05]
19. Pooled Resources [2:36]
20. Debutante Gen [6:04]
21. Ideas About the Show [2:44]
22. Sickening Truth [3:34]
23. Rallying the Troupe [3:18]
24. Money and Matrimony [4:51]
25. All's Fair in Love and War [11:32]
26. Cast List [:27]
Disc #7 -- Varsity Show
1. Credits [1:03]
2. We're Working Our Way Through College (1) [3:03]
3. Old King Cole [2:57]
4. Let's Get Chuck [4:04]
5. Pass on a Proposition [6:37]
6. Back at the Frat [2:39]
7. We're Working Our Way Through College (2) [4:21]
8. Who's Running the Show [5:02]
9. I'm Dependable [2:49]
10. On with the Dance [3:26]
11. You've Got Something There (1) [5:08]
12. It's Contagious [3:06]
13. You've Got Something There (2) [3:54]
14. Caught in the Act [3:34]
15. Students on Strike [3:47]
16. Show on the Move [4:08]
17. Theatre Invasion [3:01]
18. Calling all Cops [3:24]
19. Have You Got Any Castles, Baby? [2:30]
20. Buck and Bubbles Medley [2:30]
21. Finale: Medley [3:19]
22. Finale: College Songs [3:14]
23. Finale: Love Is on the Air Tonight [1:35]
24. Cast List [:33]
Disc #8 -- Busby Berkeley Collection: Hollywood Hotel
1. Credits [1:16]
2. Hooray for Hollwyood [5:26]
3. Reception Committee [3:54]
4. Hollywood Hotel [3:19]
5. Mad Mona [3:59]
6. Not Playing Her Part [5:02]
7. Walton the Matchmaker [4:51]
8. Makeup Magic [2:09]
9. Glamour Girl [5:36]
10. Party Splatter [4:17]
11. I'm Like a Fish Out Of Water [6:25]
12. Star Mistreatment [4:44]
13. Dogged Double Trouble [4:43]
14. Silhouetted in the Moonlight (1) [3:08]
15. Old Pals Intersect [4:02]
16. Let That Be a Lesson to You [8:07]
17. Job Offer [2:51]
18. Voice Only [3:59]
19. Sing, Sing, Sing [3:17]
20. I've Got a Heartful of Music [2:10]
21. I've Hitched My Wagon to a Star (1) [3:11]
22. Missing Person [7:06]
23. On the Air [1:34]
24. Silhouetted in the Moonlight (2) [3:07]
25. Dark Eyes [4:22]
26. I've Hitched My Wagon to a Star (2) [2:12]
27. Sing, You Son of a Gun; Finale [3:41]
28. Cast List [:49]
Disc #9 -- Gold Diggers In Paris
1. Credits [1:38]
2. Assignment America [3:21]
3. I Wanna Go Back to Bali (1) [3:08]
4. Listen to the Mockingbird [2:12]
5. Too Much Business [3:25]
6. The Representative and the Ex [4:15]
7. Sign Here [3:04]
8. Leoni and the Lady [5:52]
9. Pier Pressure [1:35]
10. Padrinsky's Pique [2:27]
11. Daydreaming (All Night Long) [2:58]
12. Colonel Corn [3:03]
13. Old Hank [2:25]
14. From the Dog's Mouth [6:32]
15. A Stranger in Paree [4:40]
16. We Own the Joint [2:12]
17. Tiger Rag [2:40]
18. Kay's Genius [2:07]
19. Americans in Distress [3:45]
20. Little Fixer [4:37]
21. From Pals to Targets [2:26]
22. Scrapbook Scrap [3:24]
23. Mona's Aliases [3:40]
24. Going Crazy [2:07]
25. Doing It Our Way [4:02]
26. Getting the Wrong Guys [5:21]
27. The Latin Quarter [5:57]
28. I Wanna Go Back to Bali (2) [2:02]
29. Couldn't Fool Us [1:26]
30. Cast List [:45]

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