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The Resource Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley, Jeffrey Spivak

Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley, Jeffrey Spivak

Label
Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley
Title
Buzz
Title remainder
the life and art of Busby Berkeley
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey Spivak
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Characterized by grandiose song-and-dance numbers featuring ornate geometric patterns and mimicked in many modern films, Busby Berkeley's unique artistry is as recognizable and striking as ever. From his years on Broadway to the director's chair, Berkeley is notorious for his inventiveness and signature style. Through sensational films like 42nd Street (1933), Gold Diggers of 1933 (1933), Footlight Parade (1933), and Dames (1934), Berkeley sought to distract audiences from the troubles of the Great Depression. Although his bold technique is familiar to millions of moviegoers, Berkeley's life r
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Spivak, Jeffrey
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Screen classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Berkeley, Busby
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Choreographers
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Choreographers
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • United States
Label
Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley, Jeffrey Spivak
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Actress and son -- In formation -- The show fixer -- A cyclopean vision -- The cinematerpsichorean -- The cancerous tire -- Post-traumatic inspiration -- Buzz's babes -- Art and audacity -- The stage debacle -- Inconsolable -- One last at bat -- Jumping, tapping, diving -- Out of sight -- The ringmaster -- Remember my forgotten director -- The figurehead -- The palmy days -- Epilogue -- On Busby Berkeley's memoirs -- Appendix : the works of Busby Berkeley
Control code
ocn703155214
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 367 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813126449
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh714
  • 6d5bd9a0-d2ea-464f-b246-0a438d95e0c6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)703155214
Label
Buzz : the life and art of Busby Berkeley, Jeffrey Spivak
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Actress and son -- In formation -- The show fixer -- A cyclopean vision -- The cinematerpsichorean -- The cancerous tire -- Post-traumatic inspiration -- Buzz's babes -- Art and audacity -- The stage debacle -- Inconsolable -- One last at bat -- Jumping, tapping, diving -- Out of sight -- The ringmaster -- Remember my forgotten director -- The figurehead -- The palmy days -- Epilogue -- On Busby Berkeley's memoirs -- Appendix : the works of Busby Berkeley
Control code
ocn703155214
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 367 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813126449
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hh714
  • 6d5bd9a0-d2ea-464f-b246-0a438d95e0c6
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)703155214

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