Rent Broadway: The American Musical (2004)

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Rent Broadway: The American Musical (aka Broadway: The American Musical: A History of Broadway) Online DVD & Blu-ray Rental
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Synopsis:
"Broadway: The American Musical" is a documentary which gives an insight into the epic of popular American culture as it has changed in every era. It animatedly reflects the talent of a myriad of prominent composers from Irving Berlin to George Washington through to the present day of Stephen Sonheim. Composed of six episodes, it features up-close and intimate interviews with a multitude of A-class personalities within the musical industry which offers a unique comparison of the modern progression of American musicals. Some of the personalities featured include actor/director Tim Robbins, actor Julie Andrews, writer/producer Mel Brooks, and composer Andrew Lloyd Webber to name a few.
Actors:
, , , Philip Furia, Brendan Gill, , , , , , , , Jonathan Sheffer, , Mary Ellen Barrett, , , , Ted Chapin,
Directors:
Producers:
Jeff Dupre, Michael Kantor, Sally Rosenthal, Lucia Touchstone Haring
Writers:
Marc Fields, Michael Kantor, Laurence Maslon, Martin Starger, JoAnn Young
Aka:
Broadway: The American Musical: A History of Broadway
Studio:
Granada
Genres:
TV Documentaries
BBFC:
Release Date:
19/09/2005
Run Time:
342 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.78:1 / 16:9
Colour:
Colour and B & W
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes:
1. Give My Regards to Broadway 1893 - 1927
2. Syncopated City 1919 - 1933
3. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin 1930 - 1942
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes:
4. Oh What a Beautiful Mornin' 1943 - 1960
5. Tradition 1957 - 1979
6. Putting it Together 1980 - 2004

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