Starting time code: 01:50:30

Ending time code: 01:53:04

Length: 154 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: simple

Shots: 7

Average shot length: 22 sec

Performance: song

Number directed by: Walter Lang

Performer(s): Ethel Merman

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: yes

Diegetic status of the number: stage

Diegetic status of the music: no diegetic music


Topic(s): love at first sight or major encounter during the number , stage tradition, history of spectacle , navy , meta

Diegetic place: Broadway , Hippodrome Theatre (Broadway, NYC)

Imaginary place: none

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: not exotic

Music & dance

Song: There’s No Business Like Show Business

Musical ensemble: solo(s)

Dubbing: no

Tempo: tempo varies

Musical styles: modern jazz

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: no data

Dance ensemble: NA

Dancing type: tempo varies

Dance subgenre: no data

Dance content: no data


Source: borrowed from another stage show (Broadway, vaudeville, ballet...)

Quotation: no data