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Romantic comedy films
Screwball comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Leo McCarey; Howard Hawks; George Stevens; George Cukor; Irwin Shaw; Sidney Buchman; Viña Delmar; Charles Lederer; Donald Ogden Stewart; Jules Furthman; Cary Grant; Irene Dunne; Rosalind Russell; Jean Arthur; Katharine Hepburn; Ralph Bellamy; Gene Lockhart; Helen Mack; Porter Hall; Alex D'Arcy; Cecil Cunningham; Ronald Colman; Edgar Buchanan; Glenda Farrell; Charles Dingle; Doris Nolan; Lew Ayres; Edward Everett Horton; Richard Barthelmess; Rita Hayworth; Thomas Mitchell; Joseph B Walker; Ted Tetzlaff; Franz E Planer; Al Clark; Gene Havlick; Otto Meyer; Viola Lawrence; Ben Oakland; Morris Stoloff; Friedrich Hollaender; Dimitri Tiomkin; Ben Hecht; Philip Barry; Arthur Richman; Columbia Pictures Corporation.; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
|Language Note:||The awful truth: English dialogue. Optional English or French subtitles. His girl Friday: English dialogue. Optional English or French subtitles. The talk of the town: English dialogue. Optional English or French subtitles. Holiday: English dialogue. Optional English, French, Korean, Spanish or Portuguese subtitles. Only angels have wings: English dialogue. Optional English or French subtitles.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
The awful truth is based on a play by Arthur Richman.
His girl Friday is from the play "The Front Page" by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur as produced by Jed Harris.
The talk of the town is based on a story by Sidney Harmon.
Holiday is based on the play by Philip Barry.
|Credits:||The awful truth: Photography, Joseph Walker ; editor, Al Clark ; music, Ben Oakland.
His girl Friday: Photography, Joseph Walker ; editor, Gene Havlick ; music, M.W. Stoloff.
The talk of the town: Photography, Ted Tetzlaff ; editor, Otto Meyer ; music, Frederick Hollander.
Holiday: Photography, Franz Planer ; editors, Otto Meyer, Al Clark ; music, Morris Stoloff.
Only angels have wings: Photography, Joseph Walker ; editor, Viola Lawrence ; music, Dimitri Tiomkin.
|Cast:||The awful truth: Cary Grant, Irene Dunne, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham.
His girl Friday: Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Lockhart, Helen Mack, Porter Hall.
The talk of the town: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Ronald Colman, Edgar Buchanan, Glenda Farrell, Charles Dingle.
Holiday: Cary Grant, Katharine Hepburn, Doris Nolan, Lew Ayres, Edward Everett Horton.
Only angels have wings: Cary Grant, Jean Arthur, Richard Barthelmess, Rita Hayworth, Thomas Mitchell.
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||5 videodiscs (approximately 517 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||[Disc 1]. The awful truth / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; a Leo McCarey production ; screenplay by Viña Delmar ; directed by Leo McCarey (1937 ; ca. 91 min.) --
[Disc 2]. Howard Hawks' His girl Friday / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Charles Lederer ; directed by Howard Hawks (1928 ; ca. 92 min.) --
[Disc 3]. George Stevens' The talk of the town / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play by Irwin Shaw, Sidney Buchman ; adaptation by Dale van Every ; produced and directed by George Stevens (1942 ; ca. 117 min.) --
[Disc 4]. Holiday / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play, Donald Ogden Stewart, Sidney Buchman ; produced by Everett Riskin ; directed by George Cukor (1938 ; ca. 96 min.) --
[Disc 5]. Howard Hawks' Only angels have wings / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; screen play, Jules Furthman ; directed by Howard Hawks (1939 ; ca. 121 min.).
|Other Titles:||Only angels have wings (Motion picture)
His girl Friday (Motion picture)
Awful truth (Motion picture : 1937)
Talk of the town (Motion picture : 1942)
Holiday (Motion picture : 1938)
His girl Friday: A newspaper editor and his ex-wife star reporter exchange verbal insults in his effort to keep her on the job by offering her a prison story scoop.
The talk of the town: A suspected murderer hides out with an unsuspecting professor and his landlady, and tries to convince the legal-minded professor there is a human side to all laws. To further complicate matters, the young woman falls in love with both men.
Holiday: An iconoclastic young man engaged to a snooty heiress discovers he's really in love with his fiancee's down-to-earth sister.
Only angels have wings: Story of the men working for a South American mail and freight business in the 1930s. They are trying to win a lucrative government contract to carry mail, and must perform satisfactorily despite bad weather, injuries, poor cash flow and a woman trying to win the boss's heart.
- Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
- Reporters and reporting -- Drama.
- Women journalists -- Drama.
- Separated people -- Drama.
- Fugitives from justice -- Drama.
- False arrest -- Drama.
- Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.
- Betrothal -- Drama.
- Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Drama.
- Sisters -- Drama.
- Air mail service -- South America -- Drama.
- Aeronautics, Commercial -- South America -- Freight -- Drama.
- Aeronautics, Commercial -- Freight.
- Air mail service.
- False arrest.
- Fugitives from justice.
- Man-woman relationships.
- Murder -- Investigation.
- Reporters and reporting.
- Separated people.
- Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
- Women journalists.
- South America.