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Classic romance, (videorecording)

Label
Classic romance
Title
Classic romance
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Anna Karenina: Drama and tragedy ensue in this adaptation of the Leo Tolstoy novel. Married to a rich (and older) man, Anna is swept off her feet by the romantic Vronsky
  • Love affair: Smitten Michel and Terry vow to meet in six months atop the Empire State Building. Michel is crestfallen when Terry does not appear, but little does he know, she has been in a terrible car accident
  • Of human bondage: Based on the W. Somerset Maugham novel, a decent but handicapped Philip Carey falls in love with crude and licentious waitress Mildred Rogers. The relationship is a destructive one and imprisons both people in a vicious circle
  • Indiscretion of an American wife: Having fallen in love while in Rome, Mary Forbes and her Italian lover Giovanni spend the entire movie saying goodbye to each other at the Termini Train Station, as she contemplates leaving her husband and staying in Italy
  • A farewell to arms: In this film based on the Ernest Hemingway novel, Lt. Frederick Henry falls in love with nurse Catherine Barkley during the Italian campaign of WWI
  • The last time I saw Paris: Down-and-out on his luck, Charles Wills is wallowing in self-pity as he begins to lose the love and respect of his wife Helen
  • Made for each other: John and Jane's marriage is doomed from the beginning: meddling in-laws, a honeymoon cut short, a dwindling bank account-- will their child's illness manage to keep this sympathetic couple together?
  • Marie Galante: Stranded in the Yucatan, Marie Galante takes a job as a caf©♭ singer in order to pay her way back home. Secret agent Crawbett comes to Marie's rescue and falls in love with her in the process
  • Algiers: Rich American tourist Gabrielle falls in love with notorious thief Pepe Le Moko. Thinking that her lover has been killed, Gabrielle decides to board a ship and leave for home, however, Pepe is still alive, but being detained by the authorities
Related
Cataloging source
APW
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated; may not be suitable for all audiences
PerformerNote
  • Anna Karenina: Vivien Leigh
  • Love affair: Charles Boyer, Irene Dunne
  • Of human bondage: Bette Davis, Leslie Howard
  • Indiscretion of an American wife: Montgomery Clift, Jennifer Jones
  • A farewell to arms: Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes
  • The last time I saw Paris: Elizabeth Taylor, Van Johnson, Eva Gabor, Roger Moore
  • Made for each other: James Stewart, Carole Lombard
  • Marie Galante: Spencer Tracy
  • Algiers: Hedy Lamarr, Charles Boyer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1967
  • 1899-1978
  • 1898-1990
  • 1908-1989
  • 1893-1943
  • 1919-2009
  • 1901-1961
  • 1900-1993
  • 1932-2011
  • 1916-2008
  • 1921-1995
  • 1927-2017
  • 1907-1997
  • 1908-1942
  • 1900-1967
  • 1913-2000
  • 1828-1910
  • 1874-1965
  • 1899-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Leigh, Vivien
  • Boyer, Charles
  • Dunne, Irene
  • Davis, Bette
  • Howard, Leslie
  • Clift, Montgomery
  • Jones, Jennifer
  • Cooper, Gary
  • Hayes, Helen
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Johnson, Van
  • Gábor, Eva
  • Moore, Roger
  • Stewart, James G.
  • Lombard, Carole
  • Tracy, Spencer
  • Lamarr, Hedy
  • Tolstoy, Leo
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • St. Clair Vision (Firm)
  • St. Clair Entertainment Group
Runtime
863
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Love
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Courtship
  • Dating (Social customs)
  • Interpersonal conflict
  • Spouses
Technique
live action
Label
Classic romance, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Anna Karenina originally released as a motion picture in 1948 ; Love affair originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; Of human bondage originally released as a motion picture in 1934 ; Indiscretion of an American wife originally released as a motion picture in 1953 ; A farewell to arms originally released as a motion picture in 1932 ; The last time I saw Paris originally released as a motion picture in 1954 ; Made for each other originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; Marie Galante originally released as a motion picture in 1934 ; Algiers originally released as a motion picture in 1938
  • Special features: Disc 1: Romance movie trivia quiz ; Disc 2: Classic romance movie trailers ; Disc 3: A history of the Hollywood kiss
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: Anna Karenina (111 min. : b&w) -- Love affair (87 min. : b&w) -- Of human bondage (84 min. : b&w). Disc 2: Indiscretion of an American wife (64 min. : b&w) -- A farewell to arms (88 min. : b&w) -- The last time I saw Paris (116 min. : col.). Disc 3: Made for each other (92 min. : b&w) -- Marie Galante (84 min. : b&w) -- Algiers (99 min. : b&w)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (863 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
777966882895
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
  • PDS88289-3VD
  • PDMVD89729
  • PDMVD89739
  • PDMVD89749
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm64999269
System details
DVD, all regions; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, re-mastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Classic romance, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Anna Karenina originally released as a motion picture in 1948 ; Love affair originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; Of human bondage originally released as a motion picture in 1934 ; Indiscretion of an American wife originally released as a motion picture in 1953 ; A farewell to arms originally released as a motion picture in 1932 ; The last time I saw Paris originally released as a motion picture in 1954 ; Made for each other originally released as a motion picture in 1939 ; Marie Galante originally released as a motion picture in 1934 ; Algiers originally released as a motion picture in 1938
  • Special features: Disc 1: Romance movie trivia quiz ; Disc 2: Classic romance movie trailers ; Disc 3: A history of the Hollywood kiss
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: Anna Karenina (111 min. : b&w) -- Love affair (87 min. : b&w) -- Of human bondage (84 min. : b&w). Disc 2: Indiscretion of an American wife (64 min. : b&w) -- A farewell to arms (88 min. : b&w) -- The last time I saw Paris (116 min. : col.). Disc 3: Made for each other (92 min. : b&w) -- Marie Galante (84 min. : b&w) -- Algiers (99 min. : b&w)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (863 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
777966882895
Other physical details
sd., b&w and col.
Publisher number
  • PDS88289-3VD
  • PDMVD89729
  • PDMVD89739
  • PDMVD89749
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm64999269
System details
DVD, all regions; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, re-mastered
Video recording format
DVD

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