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A place in the sun [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures
DVDs DVDs | Paramount Home Video | c2001 | Fullscreen version.
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Imprint
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, c2001.
Edition
Fullscreen version.
Descript
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Paramount DVD collection
System Det
DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround.
Note
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelly Winters, Keefe Brasselle.
Credits
Screenplay, Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; producer/director, George Stevens ; director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Franz Waxman.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.
Based on the novel An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel.
Awards
National Film Registry.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Clift is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.
Note
Special features: retrospective cast & crew interviews ; commentary ; 'George Stevens: filmmakers who knew him' ; theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 2-06
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ISBN
0792172841
ISBN/ISSN
097360581546
Music #
05815 Paramount
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