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1 videodisc (approximately 135 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
The youngest of King Triton's daughters, and the most defiant, Ariel longs to find out more about the world beyond the sea, and while visiting the surface, falls for the dashing Prince Eric. While mermaids are forbidden to interact with humans, Ariel must follow her heart. She makes a deal with the evil sea witch, Ursula, which gives her a chance to experience life on land, but ultimately places her life and her father's crown in jeopardy.
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
When Rodney was a teenager his mother just dropped him off at the home of Connie Stevens and left him. Eventually he landed his first show-business job as a double for Davey Jones on "The Monkeys". Rodney ended up using his skills as a consummate hanger-on and his genuine enthusiasm for rock & roll to become a central figure in the L.A. music scene and is lauded for his good taste and good nature. Rodney is perhaps the least-known celebrity in Hollywood,...
6) Sister act
1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
In this comedy a nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a soulful chorus complete with a Motown repertoire. The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity.
10) Frozen (2014)
1 videodisc (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister Elsa, the Snow Queen, and put an end to her icy spell. Encountering mystical trolls, a funny snowman named Olaf, Everest-like extremes and magic at every turn, Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom from destruction.
1 videodisc (163 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
A collection of 21 song-and-dance numbers choreographed & directed by Busby Berkeley, excerpted from movie musicals originally released by Warner Bros. Pictures between 1933-1937.
1 videodisc (141 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Tells the story of a disfigured musical genius who haunts the catacombs beneath the Paris Opera, waging a reign of terror over its occupants. When he falls fatally in love with Christine, the Phantom devotes himself to creating a new star for the Opera, exerting a strange sense of control over the young soprano as he nurtures her extraordinary talents.
14) Joyful noise
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the church choir to lift their spirits by winning the national Joyful Noise Competition. But the discord between its two leading ladies threatens to tear everything apart.
1 video recording (97 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
In 1956, Frank Tashlin brought the talent for zany visual gags and absurdist pop-culture satire that he'd honed as a master of animation to the task of capturing, in glorious DeLuxe Color, a brand-new craze: rock and roll. This blissfully bonkers jukebox musical tells the story of a mobster's bombshell girlfriend the one and only Jayne Mansfield, in a showstopping first major film role and the washed-up talent agent who seeks to revive his career...
17) The lion king
Simba begins life as an honored prince, son of the powerful King Mufasa. The cub's happy childhood turns tragic when his evil uncle Scar murders Mufasa and drives Simba away from the kingdom. In exile, the young lion befriends the comically bumbling pair of Pumbaa the warthog and Timon the meerkat and lives a carefree jungle life. As he approaches adulthood, however, he is visited by the spirit of his father, who instructs him to defeat the nefarious...
3 videodiscs (ca. 120 min. each) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
This documentary series details the razzle-dazzle history of a unique American art form. Each episode chronicles a different era and features the Broadway shows and songs that defined the period. The series draws on feature films, rare television moments, archival news footage, original cast recordings, still photos, diaries, journals, first person accounts, and on-camera interviews with many of the principals involved in creating the American musical....
20) Pal Joey
Based on the hit Rodgers and Hart musical of the same name, follow Joey Evans, a charming nightclub singer who is very popular with the chorus girls in his show. Joey has a comfortable relationship with Vera, a former dancer who is now a rich widow. But when Linda enters his life, Joey suddenly has to choose between convenience and something far more substantial. Newly remastered. Special features includes Backstage and At Home with Kim Novak. Relates...
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