Starting time code: 01:54:54

Ending time code: 01:57:14

Length: 140 sec

Beginning: during sequence

Ending: ending of sequence

Outlines: nothing significant

Completeness: complete, satisfying and uninterrupted

Structure: medley

Shots: 5

Average shot length: 28 sec

Performance: song+dance

Number directed by: Walter Lang

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

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): stage tradition, history of spectacle , navy , community - communion and folk , parade , meta

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

Imaginary place: no data

Ethnic stereotypes: no

Exoticism: not exotic

Music & dance

Song: There’s No Business Like Show Business , Alexander's Ragtime Band

Musical ensemble: sextet , chorus , quintet

Dubbing: no

Tempo: tempo varies

Musical styles: no data

Arrangers: no data

Dance director: Robert Alton

Dance ensemble: sextet , chorus , quintet

Dancing type: tempo varies

Dance subgenre: precision ensemble , theater dance

Dance content: no data


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

Quotation: no data