You're the Top: The Cole Porter Story

United Kingdom, 1990

Film
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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.

Credits

producer

Kirk D'Amico

production company

Channel 4

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

VPI-Videfilm Productions International

Duration

00:56:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1990

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37168

Language

English

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - United States

Music & Performing Arts → Popular music

Music & Performing Arts → Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

People → Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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