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186. ON YOUR TOES


Film


Music: By Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Lorenz Hart. Musical direction by Leo F. Forbstein.

Choreography: By George Balanchine.

Production: Warner Brothers. Produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner, and Robert Lord (associate). Directed by Ray Enright. Screenplay by Jerry Wald and Richard Macaulay from the Broadway show by George Abbott, Richard Rodgers, and Lorenz Hart. Cinematography by James Wong Howe and Sol Polito (SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE). Film editing by Clarence Kolster. Art direction by Robert M. Haas. Costumes by Orry-Kelly.

Cast: Vera, Vera Zorina; Phil Dolan, Jr., Eddie Albert; Sergei Alexandrovitch, Alan Hale; Konstantine Morrosine, Erik Rhodes; Phil Dolan, Sr., James Gleason; Mrs. Dolan, Queenie Smith; Peggy Porterfield, Gloria Dickson; Ivan Boultonoff, Leonid Kinsky; Phil Jr. as a boy, Donald O'Connor; and others.
LA PRINCESSE ZENOBIA BALLET: Vera Zorina and others.
SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE BALLET: Zorina, Eddie Albert; Lew Christensen, André Eglevsky, and others.

Note: Balanchine directed the filming and editing of his dance sequences. He described the choreography as essentially the same as that for the stage play of 1936.


Video/DVD: 2004, Kultur, Balanchine (SLAUGHTER ON TENTH AVENUE [excerpt]).

Released: 1939.

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