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The bigamist

Author: Ida LupinoCollier YoungLarry MarcusLou SchorEdmond O'BrienAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International Corp., ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This film is considered by many critics to be the best work of Hollywood's foremost woman filmmaker of the 1950s. In this surprisingly sympathetic portrait, a traveling salesman played by Edmond O'Brien "comes across as a victim of his own sensitivity. Caught between two complementary spouses, O'Brien's dazed indecisiveness dominates the narrative. As always in Lupino's films, a strong social consciousness informs  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ida Lupino; Collier Young; Larry Marcus; Lou Schor; Edmond O'Brien; Joan Fontaine; Edmund Gwenn; Kino International Corporation.; Filmakers, Inc. (Hollywood, Calif.)
OCLC Number: 38066040
Notes: "Kino on video."
Based on an original story by Larry Marcus and Lou Schor.
Videocassette release of the motion picture originally produced in 1953.
Credits: Screenplay by Collier Young ; director of photography, George Diskant ; music, Leith Stevens ; film editor, Stanford Tischler.
Cast: Joan Fontaine, Ida Lupino, Edmund Gwenn, Edmond O'Brien.
Description: 1 videocassette (80 min.) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: the Filmakers ; produced by Collier Young ; directed by Ida Lupino.

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This film is considered by many critics to be the best work of Hollywood's foremost woman filmmaker of the 1950s. In this surprisingly sympathetic portrait, a traveling salesman played by Edmond O'Brien "comes across as a victim of his own sensitivity. Caught between two complementary spouses, O'Brien's dazed indecisiveness dominates the narrative. As always in Lupino's films, a strong social consciousness informs all choices: Joan Fontaine is an upper-crust 'lady, ' reverently attached to her dying father, while Lupino herself plays a tough-talking working woman, waitressing in a cheap Chinese restaurant"--Container.

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