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Broadway The Golden Age DVD. (Region 1)

Broadway: The Golden Age is a 2003 documentary film by Rick McKay, telling the story of the "golden age" of Broadway by the oral history of the legendary actors of the 40s and 50s, incorporating rare lost footage of actual performances and never-before-seen personal home movies and photos.

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  • Format: DVD Region 1
  • Artist: Carol Burnett,Carol Channing, Robert Goulet, Angela Lansbury, Shirley MacLaine, Chita Rivera, Stephen Sondheim, Elaine Stritch, Gwen Verdon
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Runtime: 111
  • Barcode: 828766544190
  • Release Date: 2004

The Golden Age is both a celebration of current Broadway stars and a tribute to Broadway legends past. Through a plethora of interviews and vast amounts of archival footage McKay presents a variety of factoids anecdotes and memories from over 100 Broadway actors writers and directors.

Directed by Rick McKay who traveled across five continents during the documentary's production Broadway: The careers of Laurette Taylor, Kim Hunter, Jessica Tandy, and Marlon Brando, are all animatedly retold as is some of the Broadway of olde such as Angela Lansbury's struggle to land a role in Mame and the shocked reaction to West Side Story on its opening night. In addition to footage and discussion regarding highly successful Broadway stars a variety of actors recount their experiences and struggles in finding even a small amount of critical recognition. The cast includes Shirley MacLaine, Bea Arthur, Edie Adams, Alec Baldwin, Kaye Ballard and many others.

This is a REGION ONE DVD coded for viewing in the U.S. and Canada. It may NOT be viewable in other countries unless you have a player designed to play REGION ONE or ALL REGIONS. If in doubt check with the manufacturer of your DVD player before ordering.

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