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The Resource The Devil and Daniel Webster, an RKO Radio picture ; [producer/director, William Dieterle ; screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording DVD)

The Devil and Daniel Webster, an RKO Radio picture ; [producer/director, William Dieterle ; screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording DVD)

Label
The Devil and Daniel Webster
Title
The Devil and Daniel Webster
Statement of responsibility
an RKO Radio picture ; [producer/director, William Dieterle ; screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét]
Title variation
All that money can buy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Member of
Cataloging source
LAS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, James Craig, Anne Shirley, John Qualen, Jeff Corey, Gene Lockhart, Lindy Wade
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1943
  • 1893-1972
  • 1890-1956
  • 1884-1950
  • 1912-1985
  • 1918-1993
  • 1898-1943
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • Dieterle, William
  • Totheroh, Dan
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Huston, Walter
  • Craig, James
  • Shirley, Anne
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection DVD videodiscs
Series volume
214
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Devil
  • Lawyers
  • Farmers
  • Webster, Daniel
Technique
live action
Label
The Devil and Daniel Webster, an RKO Radio picture ; [producer/director, William Dieterle ; screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941; re-released in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder and Bernard Herrmann biographer Stephen C. Smith; a reading of Benét's original short story by actor/director Alec Baldwin; comparison with an earlier preview version titled "Here is a man"; the Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of the "Devil and Daniel Webster" and "The sea serpent"; the music of the film in an interactive essay by Christopher Husted; behind-the-scenes photos; essays by Tom Piazza and Benét
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780027008
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149324
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DEV040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm53120479
  • 274529
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; RSDL dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Devil and Daniel Webster, an RKO Radio picture ; [producer/director, William Dieterle ; screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1941; re-released in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder and Bernard Herrmann biographer Stephen C. Smith; a reading of Benét's original short story by actor/director Alec Baldwin; comparison with an earlier preview version titled "Here is a man"; the Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of the "Devil and Daniel Webster" and "The sea serpent"; the music of the film in an interactive essay by Christopher Husted; behind-the-scenes photos; essays by Tom Piazza and Benét
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780027008
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149324
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DEV040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm53120479
  • 274529
System details
DVD; Dolby digital mono.; RSDL dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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