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The Resource Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)

Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)

Label
Sylvia Scarlett
Title
Sylvia Scarlett
Statement of responsibility
Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of town. The three hook up with a maid and become a travelling performance troupe. Sylvia (as a boy) falls for a smarmy artist-type
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • English dialogue, English or French subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
S95853 2007
PerformerNote
Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Brian Aherne, Edmund Gwenn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1996
  • -1940
  • 1901-1980
  • 1899-1983
  • 1907-2003
  • 1904-1986
  • 1875-1959
  • 1883-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Unger, Gladys
  • Collier, John
  • Offner, Mortimer
  • Cukor, George
  • Hepburn, Katharine
  • Grant, Cary
  • Aherne, Brian
  • Gwenn, Edmund
  • Mackenzie, Compton
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • RKO Radio Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Home Video
Runtime
94
Series statement
Katharine Hepburn 100th anniversary collection
Series volume
disc 5
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Thieves
  • Male impersonators
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Comedy films
  • Feature films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the novel by Compton MacKenzie
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9781419848360
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 053939783322
  • 085391137047
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • T7833
  • 113704 (set)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn128324785
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the novel by Compton MacKenzie
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Isbn
9781419848360
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 053939783322
  • 085391137047
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • T7833
  • 113704 (set)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocn128324785
System details
  • DVD
  • Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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