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Dames [videorecording]

Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. and the Vitaphone Corporation present ; directed by Ray Enright ; numbers created & directed by Busby Berkeley ; screen play by Delmer Daves ; story by Robert Lord & Delmer Daves
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
A musical comedy film about an eccentric multimillionaire who hates musicals, his granddaughter who stars in them, and their friends & family members caught in the middle. Includes dances choreographed by Busby Berkeley.
Director
Ray Enright; Busby Berkeley
Performers
Joan Blondell, Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Zasu Pitts, Guy Kibbee, Hugh Herbert, Arthur Vinton, Phil Regan, Arthur Aylesworth, Johnny Arthur, Leila Bennett, Berton Churchill.
Release Date
1934
Run Time
90 min.
Language
In English; with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles
Closed-captioned
Rating
Not rated by the MPAA
Notes
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1934.
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition" -- Container.
  • Special features (79 min.): "Busby Berkeley's kaleidoscopic eyes" featurette (2006, 12 min.); "And she learned about 'Dames'" short film (1934, 9 min.); "Good morning, Eve!" short musical film (1934, 19 min.); "Don Redman & his Orchestra" short performance film (1934, 10 min.); "Those beautiful dames" cartoon (1934, 7 min.); "I only have eyes for you" cartoon (1937, 8 min.); "Direct from Hollywood" radio promo ([1934?], 11 min.); theatrical trailer (3 min.).
  • "Turner Entertainment Co." -- Disc label.
Uniform Title
Dames (Motion Picture)
Variant Title
Also known as: Gold diggers of 1934
Title on set box: Busby Berkeley collection
Related Title
Busby Berkeley's kaleidoscopic eyes.
She learned about Dames.
Good morning, Eve!
Those beautiful dames.
I only have eyes for you.
Edition
Standard format
ISBN
1419823191 (set), 9781419823190 (set)
Credits
Photography by George Barnes, Sol Polito ; edited by Harold McLernon ; music & lyrics by Warren & Dubin, Fain & Kahal, Dixon & Wrubel ; music performed by the Vitaphone Orchestra, as conducted by Leo F. Forbstein.
Published
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2006.
Publisher no.
  • 67848 Warner Home Video
  • 67846 Warner Home Video (Set)
Related Resources
Internet Movie Database Summary and Reviews:
Description
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, region 1, dual-layer; Dolby digital mono.
Technical Details
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