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Administration MO (Text) 33126025450770 DVD Checked out 11/04/2020
Administration MO (Text) 33126025450788 DVD Checked out 11/03/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681435565
  • ISBN: 168143556X
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (89 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Irvington, NY] : The Criterion Collection, [2019]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from title frame.
Based on the story by Edna L. Lee and Harry Lee.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1955.
Special features include audio commentary; Rock Hudson's home movies, an essay film by Mark Rappaport; interview with Douglas Sirk from 1982 French television program Cinéma cinémas; excerpts from Behind the Mirror, a profile of Douglas Sirk, a 1979 BBC documentary; Contract kid: William Reynolds on Douglas Sirk, a 2007 interview; trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
disc one. Feature ; Commentary ; Trailer -- disc two. Rock Hudson's home movies ; Behind the Mirror, a profile of Douglas Sirk ; Contract kid: William Reynolds on Douglas Sirk ; Cinéma cinémas.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Universal-International presents ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk ; screenplay by Peg Fenwick.
Cinematography, Russell Metty ; editor, Frank Gross ; music, Frank Skinner ; gowns, Bill Thomas.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Agnes Moorehead, Conrad Nagel, Virginia Grey, Gloria Talbott, William Reynolds, Charles Drake, Hayden Rorke, Jacqueline de Wit, Leigh Snowden, Donald Curtis, Alex Gerry, Nestor Paiva, Forrest Lewis, Tol Avery, Merry Anders.
Summary, etc.:
The film follows the blossoming love between a well-off suburban widow and her handsome and earthy younger gardener. After their romance prompts the scorn of her selfish children and snooty country club friends, she must decide whether to pursue her own happiness or carry on a lonely, hemmed-in existence for the sake of the approval of others.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; monaural, 1.75:1 aspect ratio, SDH, region 1, Dolby audio.
Language Note:
Optional subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Subject: Widows > Drama.
Young men > Drama.
May-December romances > Drama.
Genre: Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.

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