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DVD Movies - 2nd Floor
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Universal City, CA : Universal Studios, 2000.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
025192111624, B00004XMTJ


General Note
Originally produced on the stage by Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Theatre Company ; original stage production conceived and directed by Trevor Nunn.
General Note
Based on "Old Possum's book of practical cats" by T.S. Eliot.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Nic Knowland ; designed by John Napier ; orchestrations by David Cullen and Andrew Lloyd Webber ; music co-produced by Nigel Wright ; editors, Dave Gardener, David Mallet, Nick Morris ; musical director & conductor, Simon Lee ; art directors, Peter Bingermann, David Munns ; make up designer, Karen Dawson Harding ; wig designer, Jennifer Dean.
Elaine Paige (Grizabella), John Mills (Gus the Theatre Cat), Ken Page (Old Deuteronomy), Rosemarie Ford (Bombalurina), Michael Gruber (Munkustrap), John Partridge (Rum Tum Tugger), Aeva May (Demeter) Geoffrey Garratt (Skimbleshanks), James Barron (Bustopher Jones), Jo Gibb (Rumpleteazer), Drew Varley (Mungojerrie), Susie McKenna (Jennyanydots), Jacob Brent (Mistoffelees), Susan Jane Tanner (Jellylorum), Phyllida Crowley Smith (Victoria), Bryn Walters (Macavity), Veerle Casteleyn (Jemima), Tommi Sliiden (Coricopat), Kaye Brown (Tantomile), Karl Morgan (Pouncival), Leah Sue Morland (Electra), Jo Bingham (Etcetera), Fergus Logan (Tumblebrutus), Tony Timberlake (Asparagus), Jason Gardiner (Alonzo), Femi Taylor (Exotica), Frank Thompson (Rumpus Cat), Rebecca Parker (Cassandra).
Date/Time and Place of Event
Staged and produced for video recording in 1998; filmed at the Adelphi Theatre in London.
The Jellicle Cats gather in their junkyard, preparing for the Jellicle Ball, for this is the night when patriarch Old Deuteronomy will choose a cat to be reborn into a new life on the Heavyside Layer. There are stories, songs, and dances from Victoria the White Cat, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger, Grizabella, Jemima, Gus the Theatre Cat, Jellylorum, Skimbleshanks, Macavity, Demeter and Bombalurina, Demeter, Alonzo, Mr. Mistoffelees, and others. The songs explain how Cats are named, whom they fight, how they work and play, entertain, and how they love and why.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details
DVD; 1.78:1 widescreen format; dual layer; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
In English; closed-captioned.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Lloyd Webber, A., Lynne, G., Mallet, D. (., Paige, E., Mills, J., Page, K., Ford, R., Gruber, M., Partridge, J., May, A., Garratt, G., Barron, J., Gibb, J., Varley, D., McKenna, S., Brent, J., Tanner, S. J., Smith, P. C., Walters, B., Casteleyn, V., Sliiden, T., Brown, K. (., Morgan, K., Morland, L. S., Bingham, J., Logan, F., Timberlake, T., Gardiner, J., Taylor, F., Thompson, F. (., Lucchesi, G., Ferrand, R., Picheta, A., & Eliot, T. S. 1. (2000). Cats (Commemorative edition.). Universal Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Andrew Lloyd Webber et al.. 2000. Cats. Universal Studios.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Andrew Lloyd Webber et al.. Cats Universal Studios, 2000.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Lloyd Webber, Andrew, et al. Cats Commemorative edition., Universal Studios, 2000.

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