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The Devil and Daniel Webster [videorecording] / an RKO Radio picture
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD D DRAMA DUE 08-07-15

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Imprint
[United States] : Criterion Collection, c2003.
Descript
1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Criterion collection ; 214
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 214.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, James Craig, Anne Shirley, John Qualen, Jeff Corey, Gene Lockhart, Lindy Wade.
Credits
Producer/director, William Dieterle ; screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941; re-released in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil.
Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain.
Note
Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder and Bernard Herrmann biographer Stephen C. Smith ; a reading of Benét's original short story by actor/director Alec Baldwin ; comparison with an earlier preview version titled "Here is a man" ; the Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of the "Devil and Daniel Webster" and "The sea serpent" ; the music of the film in an interactive essay by Christopher Husted ; behind-the-scenes photos ; essays by Tom Piazza and Benét.
Local Note
MW, 2-04
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Alt Author
Note
Originally released under title: All that money can buy
Container title: William Dieterle's The Devil & Daniel Webster
Alt Title
Daniel and the Devil.
ISBN
0780027000
ISBN/ISSN
037429149324
Music #
DEV040 Criterion Collection
214 Criterion Collection
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