Seven brides for seven brothers


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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2004].
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (ca. 102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
General Note
Based on the story "The sobbin' women" by Stephen Vincent Benet.
General Note
Special features: Disc 1: feature with commentary by Stanley Donen; MGM Jubilee Overture 1954 MGM "30th Anniversary" theatrical short subject; Stanley Donen trailer gallery; Disc 2: Rarely seen 1.77:1 alternate widescreen version of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers; updated and revised cast and crew documentary "Sobbin' women": the making-of 'Seven brides for seven brothers', hosted by Howard Keel and featuring new interviews with Jane Powell and Jacques D'Amboise; Radio City Music Hall premiere from July 22, 1954; "MGM's 30th Anniversary" (1954) newsreel.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, George Folsey ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Gene de Paul ; costume designer, Walter Plunkett ; choreographer, Michael Kidd ; special effects, A. Arnold Gillespie, Warren Newcombe.
Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall, Marc Platt, Matt Mattox, Jacques d'Amboise, Julie Newmeyer.
Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does Milly discover that Adam has six other brothers all living with him in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading a story, Adam develops an idea that will create the solution to his brothers' loneliness - kidnap the women they want!
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.55:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
English dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Donen, S., Hackett, A., Goodrich, F., Kingsley, D., Powell, J., Keel, H., Richards, J., Tamblyn, R., Rall, T., Folsey, G. J., De Paul, G., & Benét, S. V. (2004). Seven brides for seven brothers (Two-disc special ed.). Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Stanley. Donen et al.. 2004. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Warner Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Stanley. Donen et al.. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Warner Home Video, 2004.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Donen, Stanley., et al. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Two-disc special ed., Warner Home Video, 2004.

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