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The Resource A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)

A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)

Label
A place in the sun
Title
A place in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Clift is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Awards note
Academy Award winner, Best Director George Stevens, 1951.
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Franz Waxman
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelley Winters, Keefe Brasselle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1932-2011
  • 1904-1975
  • 1871-1945
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Clift, Montgomery
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Stevens, George
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
121
Series statement
Paramount DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Young men
  • Academy Awards (Motion pictures)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel, An American tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer; cast & crew interviews; commentary by George Stevens, Jr. and Ivan Moffat; George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780792172840
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360581546
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05815
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel, An American tragedy, by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Theatrical trailer; cast & crew interviews; commentary by George Stevens, Jr. and Ivan Moffat; George Stevens: Filmmakers who knew him
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780792172840
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360581546
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05815
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, Dolby surround
Video recording format
laserdisc

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