A place in the sun [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures
DVDs | Paramount Home Video | c2001 | Fullscreen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD P DRAMA (NFR))
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, c2001.
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Paramount DVD collection
DVD; Dolby 5.1 surround.
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelly Winters, Keefe Brasselle.
Screenplay, Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; producer/director, George Stevens ; director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Franz Waxman.
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.
National Film Registry.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Special features: retrospective cast & crew interviews ; commentary ; 'George Stevens: filmmakers who knew him' ; theatrical trailer.