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The Resource Magnificent obsession, [presented by] Universal International Pictures ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Herman ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (DVD videorecording)

Magnificent obsession, [presented by] Universal International Pictures ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Herman ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Magnificent obsession
Title
Magnificent obsession
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Universal International Pictures ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Herman ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention from a rescue team. They have to use the town's only resuscitator. At that same moment the beloved, local doctor has a heart attack and dies while waiting for the life-saving device. Bob becomes inextricably linked with Dr. Phillips' widow in a series of wild twists, turns, trials and tribulations
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editor, Milton Carruth ; original music, Frank Skinner
Intended audience
Rated UNK
Language note
Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger, Gregg Palmer, Sara Shane, Paul Cavanagh, Judy Nugent
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1980
  • 1897-1987
  • 1917-2007
  • 1925-1985
  • 1927-
  • 1906-1974
  • 1885-1974
  • 1927-
  • 1895-1964
  • 1877-1951
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Blees, Robert
  • Mason, Sarah Y.
  • Herman, Victor
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Wyman, Jane
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Rush, Barbara
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Kruger, Otto
  • Palmer, Gregg
  • Shane, Sara
  • Cavanagh, Paul
  • Nugent, Judy
  • Douglas, Lloyd C.
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
457
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DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Magnificent obsession, [presented by] Universal International Pictures ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Herman ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Booklet features a new essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
  • Special features: audio commentary featuring film scholar Thomas Doherty; Magnificent obsession (1935, 102 min.), a new digital transfer of John M. Stahl's complete earlier version of the film; "Douglas Sirk: from UFA to Hollywood (1991): a rare 80-minute documentary by German filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt in which Sirk reflects upon his career; video interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow, paying tribute to Sirk; theatrical trailer."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Second-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604651102
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034821
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1789D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)270770163
  • .o10227337
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1); widescreen (2.0:1); Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.; restored high definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Magnificent obsession, [presented by] Universal International Pictures ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Herman ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Booklet features a new essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
  • Special features: audio commentary featuring film scholar Thomas Doherty; Magnificent obsession (1935, 102 min.), a new digital transfer of John M. Stahl's complete earlier version of the film; "Douglas Sirk: from UFA to Hollywood (1991): a rare 80-minute documentary by German filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt in which Sirk reflects upon his career; video interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow, paying tribute to Sirk; theatrical trailer."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Second-disc special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604651102
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034821
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1789D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)270770163
  • .o10227337
System details
DVD, full screen (1.33:1); widescreen (2.0:1); Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.; restored high definition digital transfer
Video recording format
DVD

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