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

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

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, Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Slice of Americana about three women on a group vacation receiving a letter from a flirt who has run off with one of their husbands- but who leaves the wives guessing as to whose husband has been stolen
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, Best Director and Screenplay of 1949, Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Arthur 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
  • In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned, main feature only
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.L476 2005
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
  • 1903-1982
  • 1923-1965
  • 1909-2001
  • 1916-2020
  • 1907-1959
  • 1930-2013
  • 1909-1995
  • 1901-1985
  • 1888-1954
  • 1886-1950
  • 1916-2000
  • 1901-1970
  • 1899-1987
  • 1940-
  • 1898-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Siegel, Sol C.
  • Mankiewicz, Joseph L
  • Crain, Jeanne
  • Darnell, Linda
  • Sothern, Ann
  • Douglas, Kirk
  • Douglas, Paul
  • Lawrence, Barbara
  • Lynn, Jeffrey
  • Gilchrist, Connie
  • Bates, Florence
  • Cavanaugh, Hobart
  • Miller, Arthur C
  • Webb, J. Watson
  • Newman, Alfred
  • Caspary, Vera
  • Mankiewicz, Christopher
  • Geist, Kenneth L
  • Klempner, John
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
103
Series statement
20th Century Fox studio classics
Series volume
27
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Klempner, John
  • Letters
  • Adultery
  • Married people
Technique
live action
Label
A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Adapted by Vera Caspary from the novel : Letter to five wives / by John Klempner
  • Also issued in boxed set Studio Classics
  • Special features: optional commentary by Christopher Mankiewicz with Joseph L. Mankiewicz biographers Kenneth Geist and Cheryl Lower ; "Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel", an A & E Network Biography program (45 min.); Fox Movietone News (Oscar footage); restoration comparison; theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm57300248
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543131397
  • 024543640769
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
TWT2223139D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57300248
  • (OCoLC)57300248
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; stereo., mono.; full-screen format (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Adapted by Vera Caspary from the novel : Letter to five wives / by John Klempner
  • Also issued in boxed set Studio Classics
  • Special features: optional commentary by Christopher Mankiewicz with Joseph L. Mankiewicz biographers Kenneth Geist and Cheryl Lower ; "Linda Darnell: Hollywood's Fallen Angel", an A & E Network Biography program (45 min.); Fox Movietone News (Oscar footage); restoration comparison; theatrical trailer (3 min.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
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
Control code
ocm57300248
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543131397
  • 024543640769
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
TWT2223139D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o57300248
  • (OCoLC)57300248
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; stereo., mono.; full-screen format (1.33:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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