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The country girl

Author: George SeatonWilliam PerlbergBing CrosbyGrace, Princess of MonacoWilliam HoldenAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2004]
Series: Paramount DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Clifford Odets
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Seaton; William Perlberg; Bing Crosby; Grace, Princess of Monaco; William Holden; Anthony Ross; Gene Reynolds; John F Warren; Ira Gershwin; Harold Arlen; Victor Young; Clifford Odets; Paramount Pictures Corporation.
ISBN: 0792198069 9780792198062
OCLC Number: 55620116
Language Note: English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the play by Clifford Odets.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Credits: Director of photography, John F. Warren ; art directors, Roland Anderson, Hal Pereira ; editor, Ellsworth Hoagland ; song/lyrics, Ira Gershwin ; music, Harold Arlen ; score, Victor Young ; costume designer, Edith Head.
Cast: Bing Crosby, Grace Kelly, William Holden, Anthony Ross, Gene Reynolds, Jacqueline Fontaine, Eddie Ryder, Robert Kent, John W. Reynolds.
Awards: Academy Awards, USA, 1955: Oscar - Best Actress in a Leading Role (Grace Kelly); Best Writing, Screenplay (George Seaton).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 104 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Series Title: Paramount DVD collection.
Other Titles: Country girl (Motion picture : 1954)
Responsibility: the Perlberg-Seaton production ; Paramount Pictures ; produced by William Perlberg, George Seaton ; written for the screen and directed by George Seaton.
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Frank Elgin is an alcoholic actor and singer who gets a second change at stardom. His long suffering wife, Georgie, and their marriage is put to the test. Frank is desperate to make a come back and Bernie Dodd is the hotshot Broadway director in need of a "name" star for his new stage production. Georgie is both weary of her husband's weaknesses and Dodd's motives. When Georgie appears to be dragging Frank down, Bernie tries to force her to leave.

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