Starting time code: 17:22

Ending time code: 26:21

Length: 539 sec

Beginning: beginning of sequence

Ending: ending of sequence

Outlines: echo

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: variations

Shots: 22

Average shot length: 25 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: Walter Lang

Performer(s): Ethel Merman , Donald O'Connor , Dan Dailey , Mitzi Gaynor , Johnnie Ray

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: diegetic musicians seem responsible for the whole accompaniment


Topic(s): stage tradition, history of spectacle , community - fiesta and social dancing , parade , tour, journey , exotic , meta

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

Imaginary place: Germany , Scotland , Paris

Ethnic stereotypes: Scottish , French , German

Exoticism: french , german , scottish

Music & dance

Song: Alexander's Ragtime Band

Musical ensemble: duet , solo(s) , quintet

Dubbing: no

Tempo: tempo varies

Musical styles: ragtime , german , french

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: no data

Dance ensemble: solo(s) , duet , chorus , quintet

Dancing type: tempo varies

Dance subgenre: folk dances , precision ensemble , tap dance , theater dance

Dance content: animal dance/ragtime , can can


Source: borrowed from the musical repertoire

Quotation: no data