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The Resource The girl can't help it, produced and directed by Frank Tashlin

The girl can't help it, produced and directed by Frank Tashlin

Label
The girl can't help it
Title
The girl can't help it
Statement of responsibility
produced and directed by Frank Tashlin
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
In 1956, Frank Tashlin brought the talent for zany visual gags and absurdist pop-culture satire that he'd honed as a master of animation to the task of capturing, in glorious DeLuxe Color, a brand-new craze: rock and roll. This blissfully bonkers jukebox musical tells the story of a mobster's bombshell girlfriend the one and only Jayne Mansfield, in a showstopping first major film role and the washed-up talent agent who seeks to revive his career by turning her into a musical sensation. The only question is: Can she sing? A CinemaScope feast of eye-popping midcentury design, it bops along to a parade of performances by rock-and-roll trailblazers including Little Richard, Fats Domino, Julie London, Eddie Cochran, the Platters, and Gene Vincent who light up the screen with the uniquely American sound that was about to conquer the world
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Jayne Mansfield, Tom Ewell, Edmond O'brien
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1933-1967
  • 1909-1994
  • 1915-1985
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tashlin, Frank
  • Mansfield, Jayne
  • Ewell, Tom
  • O'Brien, Edmond
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
Criterion collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangsters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Singers
Technique
live action
Label
The girl can't help it, produced and directed by Frank Tashlin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video recording (97 min.)
Isbn
9781681439280
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515271011
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3349DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1296994641
System details
DVD, wide screen (2.35:1); mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The girl can't help it, produced and directed by Frank Tashlin
Publication
Note
  • Title from sell sheet
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1956
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 video recording (97 min.)
Isbn
9781681439280
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515271011
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC3349DDVD
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1296994641
System details
DVD, wide screen (2.35:1); mono
Video recording format
DVD

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