Starting time code: 01:12:36

Ending time code: 01:15:30

Length: 174 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: during sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: montage

Shots: 20

Average shot length: 9 sec

Performance: instrumental+dance

Number directed by: no data

Performer(s): Maurice Chevalier , Jeanette MacDonald

Cast: All White cast

Stars who don't participate: no data


Diegetic spectators: yes

Diegetic status of the number: social event

Diegetic status of the music: diegetic musicians seem responsible for the whole accompaniment


Topic(s): making-up , community - fiesta and social dancing

Diegetic place: Paris

Imaginary place: none

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: european

Music & dance

Song: Melody of Laughter , The Merry Widow Waltz

Musical ensemble: band or orchestra , chorus

Dubbing: no

Tempo: moderato

Musical styles: waltz , operetta

Arrangers: Herbert Stothart

Dance director: Albertina Rasch

Dance ensemble: duet , chorus

Dancing type: moderato

Dance subgenre: ballroom and social dancing , precision ensemble

Dance content: waltz


Source: Adapted from a stage number of the same show , borrowed from the musical repertoire

Quotation: no data