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Title:
Swing time
Summary:
In this irresistible musical, the legendary dancing duo is at the pinnacle of their art as a feckless gambler and the shrewd dancing instructor in whom he more than meets his match. Director George Stevens laces their romance with humor and clears the floor for the movie's showstopping dance scenes, in which they take seemingly effortless flight in a virtuosic fusion of ballroom and tap styles.
Audience:
Rating: Not rated.
General Note:
Title from web page.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.

Full screen (1.37:1).

Special features: Audio commentary from 1986 featuring John Mueller; archival interviews; new interview with George Stevens, Jr.; In full swing: new program on the film's choreography and soundtrack; new interview with Mia Mask on the "Bojangles of Harlem" number; Plus: an essay by critic Imogen Sara Smith.
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (103 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
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Publisher:
The Criterion Collection,
Publication Date:
2019
Publication Information:
[United States] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]
Call Number:
DVD SWINGTI
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In this irresistible musical, the legendary dancing duo is at the pinnacle of their art as a feckless gambler and the shrewd dancing instructor in whom he more than meets his match. Director George Stevens laces their romance with humor and clears the floor for the movie's showstopping dance scenes, in which they take seemingly effortless flight in a virtuosic fusion of ballroom and tap styles.