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

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

Label
A letter to three wives
Title
A letter to three wives
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Three women receive a letter from the town flirt who has run off with one of their husbands. Based on John Klempner's novel
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards for Best Director and Best Screenplay (Mankiewicz)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Arthur C. Miller ; editor, J. Watson Webb Jr. ; music, Alfred Newman ; costume designer, Kay Nelson
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
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
Runtime
103
Series statement
Studio classics
Series volume
27
Technique
live action
Label
A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Adapted by Vera Caspary from a Cosmopolitan Magazine novel by John Klempner
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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 and the A & E Network ; Movietone news footage (Oscar presentations) ; restoration comparison ; theatrical trailer
Control code
sky230166875
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)
Lccn
57300248
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543131397
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a1708883
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A letter to three wives, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screenplay and direction by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Adapted by Vera Caspary from a Cosmopolitan Magazine novel by John Klempner
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
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 and the A & E Network ; Movietone news footage (Oscar presentations) ; restoration comparison ; theatrical trailer
Control code
sky230166875
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 103 min.)
Lccn
57300248
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543131397
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
a1708883
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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