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The Resource A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (DVD videorecording)

A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (DVD videorecording)

Label
A letter to three wives
Title
A letter to three wives
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Delicious Americana showing reactions of three women who receive a letter from the town flirt who has run off with one of their husbands. Based on John Klempner's novel
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 1949: Best director; Best adapted screenplay.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Arthur C. Miller ; editor, J. Watson Webb Jr. ; music, Alfred Newman ; costume designer, Kay Nelson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Jeanne Crain, Linda Darnell, Ann Sothern, Kirk Douglas, Paul Douglas, Barbara Lawrence, Jeffrey Lynn, Connie Gilchrist, Florence Bates, Hobart Cavanaugh
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-1965
  • 1909-2001
  • 1916-
  • 1907-1959
  • 1928-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1901-1985
  • 1888-1954
  • 1886-1950
  • 1898-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mankiewicz, Joseph L
  • Crain, Jeanne
  • Darnell, Linda
  • Sothern, Ann
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Douglas, Paul
  • Lawrence, Barbara
  • Lynn, Jeffrey
  • Gilchrist, Connie
  • Bates, Florence
  • Cavanaugh, Hobart
  • Miller, Arthur C
  • Klempner, John
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
103
Series statement
Studio classics
Series volume
27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Klempner, John
  • Klempner, John
  • Letters
  • Adultery
  • Married people
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Adapted by Vera Caspary from a Cosmopolitan Magazine novel by John Klempner
  • Special features: commentary by Christopher Mankiewicz with Joseph L. Mankiewicz biographers Kenneth Geist and Cheryl Lower "Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network Movietone News Footage (Oscar presentations); restoration comparison; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543131397
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57300248
  • 728725
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Adapted by Vera Caspary from a Cosmopolitan Magazine novel by John Klempner
  • Special features: commentary by Christopher Mankiewicz with Joseph L. Mankiewicz biographers Kenneth Geist and Cheryl Lower "Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network Movietone News Footage (Oscar presentations); restoration comparison; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543131397
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57300248
  • 728725
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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