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The Resource A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)

A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)

Label
A place in the sun
Title
A place in the sun
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Production personnel
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever
Related
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, Oscar, 1952: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Writing, Screenplay.
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 1991 by the Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
JED
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • MPAA: Not rated
  • Canadian home video rating: 14A
Language note
English closed-captions for the hearing impaired
LC call number
  • PN1997
  • PS3507.R55
LC item number
  • .P523 2001
  • A582 2001
PerformerNote
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelly Winters, Keefe Brasselle, Anne Revere
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1975
  • 1914-1978
  • 1917-1986
  • 1932-2011
  • 1903-1963
  • 1906-1967
  • 1871-1945
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stevens, George
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Brown, Harry
  • Clift, Montgomery
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Winters, Shelley
  • Brasselle, Keefe
  • Mellor, William C.
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Paramount Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
121
Series statement
Paramount DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Kearney, Patrick
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Young men
  • New York (State)
Technique
live action
Label
A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780792172840
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360581546
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05815
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2258638
  • (OCoLC)47780385
  • (OCoLC)ocm47780385
  • 2258638
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A place in the sun, Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (121 min.)
Isbn
9780792172840
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097360581546
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
05815
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2258638
  • (OCoLC)47780385
  • (OCoLC)ocm47780385
  • 2258638
System details
DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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