You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story

United Kingdom, 1990

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A glorious celebration of one of the world’s most loved song-writers. The many facets of Porter’s persona and music are presented in the film by friends and colleagues who include Gene Kelly, Bob Hope, Cyd Charisse and Dionne Warwick. Songs featured include “I get a kick out of you”, “I love Paris”, “Night and day” and “Let’s do it, let’s fall in love”. The film also includes excerpts from some of Hollywood’s most popular musicals.

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Credits

director

Allan Albert

producer

Kirk D'Amico

production company

Channel 4

VPI-Videfilm Productions International

WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)

Duration

00:56:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302390

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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