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The women (1939)
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Call no.:
DVD 023 151
Title:
The women
Originally produced:
1939
Format:
DVD
Summary:
Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another.
Credits:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Anita Loos and Jane Murfin ; produced by Hunt Stromberg ; directed by George Cukor.
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2002].
Languages:
In English or French, with optional subtitles in French, Spanish or Portuguese.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Details:
1 DVD (133 min.) : sound, black & white with color sequence
Studio(s):
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director(s):
Cukor, George
Screenwriter(s):
Loos, Anita
Murfin, Jane
Producer(s):
Stromberg, Hunt
Cast:
Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, Phyllis Povah, Joan Fontaine, Virginia Weidler, Lucile Watson.
Production:
Directors of photography, Oliver T. Marsh, Joseph Ruttenberg; film editor, Robert J. Kern; musical score by Edward Ward.
Notes:
Based on the play by Clare Boothe.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1939.
Special features: two documentaries: From the ends of the Earth, and Hollywood : style center of the world; alternate b&w fashion show sequence; scoring session music cues; original theatrical trailer; and, the original theatrical trailer for the 1956 musical remake, The opposite sex.
Subjects:
Boothe, Clare, 1903-1987 Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships Drama.
Adultery Drama.
Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
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Location: Van Pelt Video Collection
Format: DVD
Region: NTSC (North America)
Genre: Comedy films
Genre: Feature films
Year: 1930s
Spoken language: English
Spoken language: French
Subtitles: French
Subtitles: Portuguese
Subtitles: Spanish
Accessibility: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Title: Women
Director: Cukor, George
Actor: Crawford, Joan
Actor: Russell, Rosalind
Actor: Shearer, Norma
Musical score composer: Ward, Edward
Production studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Screenplay: Original
Film technique: Live action