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Captured on film : the true story of Marion Davies

Author: Elaine B ArcherHugh Munro NeelyJohn J FlynnCharlize TheronSidney A FranklinAll authors
Publisher: Harrington Park, NJ : Milestone Film & Video, [2002], ©2001.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Collector's edView all editions and formats
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Blonde, beautiful and talented, Marion Davies was the first and funniest of the screwball comediennes. She combined zany slapstick with exuberant mimicry. This combines archival film clips with interviews and rare home movies to explore her life and work.
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Genre/Form: Silent films
Feature films
Biographical films
Comedy films
Documentary films
Drama
Film adaptations
Named Person: Marion Davies; J M Barrie; J M Barrie; Marion Davies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elaine B Archer; Hugh Munro Neely; John J Flynn; Charlize Theron; Sidney A Franklin; Marion Davies; Conrad Nagel; Helen Jerome Eddy; Flora Finch; Margaret Seddon; Marcelle Corday; Kate Price; Turner Classic Movies (Firm); Timeline Films.; UCLA Film and Television Archive.; Milestone Film & Video.
OCLC Number: 48856927
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
With: Quality Street / director, Sidney Franklin ; from a story by James M. Banrie ; piano score, Philip Carli. Starring Marion Davies, Conrad Nagel, Helen Jerome Eddy, Flora Finch, Margaret Seddon, Marcelle Corday, Kate Price (1927, b & w, 110 min.).
Credits: Director of photography, Harry Dawson ; original score, Nigel Holton.
Performer(s): Narrator: Charlize Theron.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videocassette (65 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: True story of Marion Davies
Quality Street (Motion picture : 1927)
Responsibility: Hugh M. Hefner in association with Turner Classic Movies present a Timeline Films in association with the UCLA Film and Television Archive ; producer, Elaine B. Archer ; writer, Elaina B. Archer, Hugh Munro Neely, John J. Flynn ; director, Hugh Munro Neely.

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Blonde, beautiful and talented, Marion Davies was the first and funniest of the screwball comediennes. She combined zany slapstick with exuberant mimicry. This combines archival film clips with interviews and rare home movies to explore her life and work.

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<i>Captured on Film, the True Story of Marion Davies</i> is an informative and engrossing portrait of one of America’s earliest film screwball comediennes, Marion Davies. This documentary incorporates excellent archival footage, spoken interviews with Ms. Davis, and excerpts with fans, historians,...
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