Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2008.
1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
In English, with optional subtitles in English, English (SDH) or French.
Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi, George Coulouris, Henry Daniell.
Screenplay, Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue, Lillian Hellman ; director, Herman Shumlin ; music, Max Steiner ; directors of photography, Merritt Gerstad, Hal Mohr ; editor, Rudi Fehr.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1943.
From the stage play by Lillian Hellman.
Special features: Commentary by film historian Bernard F. Dick; "Warner night at the movies 1943" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra" musical short; "The wise quacking duck" classic cartoon; trailers.
Academy Awards, USA: 1944, Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Lukas)
Golden Globes, USA: 1944, Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actor (Paul Lukas)
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington D.C. after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full of money. He also finds out from friends at the German Embassy that Kurt is working with an anti-Nazi underground group in Germany. He tries to blackmail Kurt. Kurt shoots him and must flee. When Sara hears no more of Kurt, she knows that her oldest son Joshua will soon leave to work in the underground.