The Resource Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD videorecording)

Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Island in the sun
Title
Island in the sun
Statement of responsibility
20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
Member of
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned ; subtitles in English and Spanish
PerformerNote
Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Harry Belafonte
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1979
  • 1911-1985
  • 1908-1966
  • 1909-1984
  • 1917-2013
  • 1922-1965
  • 1933-
  • 1927-
  • 1898-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Hayes, Alfred
  • Rossen, Robert
  • Mason, James
  • Fontaine, Joan
  • Dandridge, Dorothy
  • Collins, Joan
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Belafonte, Harry
  • Waugh, Alec
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Darryl F. Zanuck Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Fox Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • West Indies
  • Nineteen fifties
  • Waugh, Alec
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh
  • Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network; original theatrical trailer
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543221876
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 22321870
  • 10103565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63145961
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh
  • Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network; original theatrical trailer
  • For specific features see interactive menu
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
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 (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543221876
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 22321870
  • 10103565
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63145961
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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