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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, (videorecording DVD)

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

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
Awards note
Academy Award winner, Best Director Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
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, 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-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mankiewicz, Joseph L
  • Crain, Jeanne
  • Darnell, Linda
  • Sothern, Ann
  • Douglas, Kirk
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Letters
  • Adultery
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
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, (videorecording DVD)
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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543131397
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
27
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm57300248
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, (videorecording DVD)
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
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543131397
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
27
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm57300248
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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