Broadway musicals a Jewish legacy


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Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (84 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Premiered nationally on PBS "Great Performances", January 1, 2013.
General Note
Bonus disc features extended interviews and performances, and biography of narrator, Joel Grey.
Creation/Production Credits
Musical supervisor, Andy Einhorn ; editor, Kris Liem; cinematographer, Mead Hunt and others; conceived and developed by Barbara Brilliant.
Narrator, Joel Grey ; featuring, David Hyde Pierce, Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Zero Mostel, Nathan Lane, Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, Kristin Chenoweth. Joel Grey, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Dick Van Dyke.
Examines the unique role of Jewish composers and lyricists in the creation of the modern American musical. This entertaining documentary mingles cultural history with illuminating perspectives on the origins and meanings of some of Broadway's most beloved songs, stories and shows.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (16:9) presentation, NTSC ; 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital.
In English, with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Tapper, A. M., Kantor, M., Brilliant, B., Liem, K., Hunt, M., Einhorn, A., Grey, J., Pierce, D. H., Broderick, M., O'Hara, K., Mostel, Z., Lane, N., Streisand, B., & Menzel, I. (2012). Broadway musicals: a Jewish legacy . Acorn Media Group.

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

Albert M. Tapper et al.. 2012. Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy. Acorn Media Group.

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

Albert M. Tapper et al.. Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Acorn Media Group, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Tapper, Albert M., et al. Broadway Musicals: A Jewish Legacy Acorn Media Group, 2012.

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