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The Resource Magnificent obsession, Universal International presents ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Magnificent obsession, Universal International presents ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Label
Magnificent obsession
Title
Magnificent obsession
Statement of responsibility
Universal International presents ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Reckless playboy Bob Merrick crashes his speedboat, requiring emergency attention and the use of the town's only resuscitator--at the very moment that beloved local Dr. Phillips has a heart attack and dies waiting for the life-saving device. Bob and the doctor's widow, Helen, find themselves inextricably linked amid a series of increasingly wild twists, turns, trials, and tribulations.--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Magnificent obsession (Motion picture : 1954)
  • Magnificent obsession (Motion picture : 1935)
  • Magnificent obsession (Motion picture : 1935)
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editor, Milton Carruth ; original music, Frank Skinner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Includes English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997.A2
LC item number
C75 2008 v. 457
PerformerNote
Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger, Gregg Palmer, Sara Shane, Paul Cavanagh, Judy Nugent, Helen Kleeb, Richard H. Cutting, Rudolph Anders, Fred Nurney, Alexander Campbell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1987
  • 1917-2007
  • 1925-1985
  • 1927-
  • 1906-1974
  • 1885-1974
  • 1927-2015
  • 1928-
  • 1895-1964
  • 1907-2003
  • 1912-1972
  • 1895-1987
  • 1895-1973
  • 1888-1970
  • 1877-1951
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Blees, Robert
  • Root, Wells
  • Wyman, Jane
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Rush, Barbara
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Kruger, Otto
  • Palmer, Gregg
  • Shane, Sara
  • Cavanagh, Paul
  • Nugent, Judy
  • Kleeb, Helen
  • Cutting, Dick
  • Anders, Rudolph
  • Nurney, Fred
  • Campbell, Alexander
  • Douglas, Lloyd C.
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
108
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
457
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Douglas, Lloyd C.
  • Douglas, Lloyd C.
  • Near-death experiences
  • Men
  • Widows
  • Persistence
  • Men
  • Near-death experiences
  • Persistence
  • Widows
  • Men
  • Lifesaving
  • Widows
  • Men
  • Lifesaving
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Magnificent obsession, Universal International presents ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047203/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas ; based on the screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Special features: Audio commentary; video interviews; theatrical trailer; John M. Stahl's 1935 version of the film; 'From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers' documentary; essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Restored high-definition digital transfer ; Audio commentary ; Video interviews ; Theatrical trailer -- Disc 2. New digital transfer of Stahl's earlier version of the film ; From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers, a documentary / Scmidt, Eckhart
Control code
ocn270770163
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604651102
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034821
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1789D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)270770163
System details
DVD video format, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.00:1), Dolby Digital monaural sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Magnificent obsession, Universal International presents ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0047203/
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas ; based on the screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1954
  • Restored high-definition digital transfer
  • Special features: Audio commentary; video interviews; theatrical trailer; John M. Stahl's 1935 version of the film; 'From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers' documentary; essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Accompanying material
1 booklet.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. Restored high-definition digital transfer ; Audio commentary ; Video interviews ; Theatrical trailer -- Disc 2. New digital transfer of Stahl's earlier version of the film ; From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers, a documentary / Scmidt, Eckhart
Control code
ocn270770163
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 min.)
Isbn
9781604651102
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515034821
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1789D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)270770163
System details
DVD video format, NTSC, region 1, widescreen (2.00:1), Dolby Digital monaural sound
Video recording format
DVD

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