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The Resource Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Title
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols
Title variation
  • Ernest Lehman's production of Edward Albee's
  • Qui a peur de Virginia Woolf?
Contributor
Actor
Artistic director
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Costume designer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Sound designer
Set designer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts
Awards note
Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Actress, Elizabeth Taylor; Best Supporting Actress, Sandy Dennis.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; music composed and conducted by Alex North ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; sound by M.A. Merrick ; set decorator, George James Hopkins ; costumes designed by Irene Sharaff
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
  • Not rated
  • CHV rating: 14A
Language note
English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.S87
LC item number
W467 2006
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2005
  • 1923-2000
  • 1932-2011
  • 1925-1984
  • 1937-1992
  • 1920-1986
  • 1928-2016
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Nichols, Mike
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • O'Steen, Sam
  • North, Alex
  • Sylbert, Richard
  • Merrick, M. A
  • Hopkins, George James
  • Sharaff, Irene
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Burton, Richard
  • Segal, George
  • Dennis, Sandy
  • Barr, Richard
  • Wilder, Clinton
  • Albee, Edward
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
131
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Husband and wife
  • Cocktail parties
  • Invective
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Edward Albee
  • Produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by cinematographer Haskell Wexler; Commentary, Mike Nichols looks back with Steven Soderbergh. Disc 2. "Elizabeth Taylor: intimate portrait" vintage biographical profile; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: a daring work of raw excellence" featurette; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: too shocking for its time" featurette; Sandy Dennis screen test; 1966 Mike Nichols interview; Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Commentary by directors Mike Nichols and Steven Soderberg -- Commentary by cinematographer Haskel Wexler -- Vintage biographical profile "Elizabeth Taylor -- an intimate portrait" -- 2 new featurettes: "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A daring work of raw excellence" ; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Too shocking for its time". -- 1966 Mike Nichols interview -- Sandy Dennis screen test -- Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery -- Language: English mono ; French mono -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.; widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (131 min.)
Isbn
9781419835896
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569821095
  • 085391192695
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 82109
  • 119269
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm76789943
  • (OCoLC)76789943
  • 1488202
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Edward Albee
  • Produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by cinematographer Haskell Wexler; Commentary, Mike Nichols looks back with Steven Soderbergh. Disc 2. "Elizabeth Taylor: intimate portrait" vintage biographical profile; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: a daring work of raw excellence" featurette; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: too shocking for its time" featurette; Sandy Dennis screen test; 1966 Mike Nichols interview; Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format -- Commentary by directors Mike Nichols and Steven Soderberg -- Commentary by cinematographer Haskel Wexler -- Vintage biographical profile "Elizabeth Taylor -- an intimate portrait" -- 2 new featurettes: "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A daring work of raw excellence" ; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Too shocking for its time". -- 1966 Mike Nichols interview -- Sandy Dennis screen test -- Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery -- Language: English mono ; French mono -- Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.; widescreen version.
Extent
2 videodiscs (131 min.)
Isbn
9781419835896
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569821095
  • 085391192695
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 82109
  • 119269
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm76789943
  • (OCoLC)76789943
  • 1488202
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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