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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Grant Withers; Regis Toomey; Mary Astor; J Farrell MacDonald; Fred Kohler; Joan Blondell; James Cagney; Barbara Stanwyck; George Brent; Lyle Talbot; Ruth Chatterton; Louis Calhern; Loretta Young; Ricardo Cortez; Franchot Tone; Andy Devine; Una Merkel; Richard Barthelmess; Aline MacMahon; Gordon Westcott; Frankie Darro; Dorothy Coonan; Rochelle Hudson; Edwin Phillips; Ann Hovey; Arthur Hohl; Alec Baldwin; David A Bell; William A Wellman; Anita Loos; Gene Markey; Kathryn Scola; Kenneth A Carlson; Todd Robinson; Richard Schickel; Turner Entertainment Co.; Turner Classic Movies (Firm); Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Vitaphone Corp.; First National Pictures, Inc.; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Turner Classic Movies (Television network); Lorac Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||English dialogue, French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
Other men's women originally released as a motion picture in 1931; The purchase price originally released as a motion picture in 1932; Frisco Jenny originally released as a motion picture in 1932; Midnight Mary originally released as a motion picture in 1933; Heroes for sale originally released as a motion picture in 1933; Wild boys of the road originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Wild Bill: Hollywood maverick created by William A. Wellman, Jr.
Special features: Disc 1: S.S. Dine detective short: "The Wall Street mystery;" 2 classic cartoons "Moonlight for two" and "You don't know what you're doin!;" theatrical trailers of "Other men's wives" and "The purchase price."
Special features: Disc 2: Commentary on "Midnight Mary" by historians Jeffrey Vance and Tony Maietta; S.S. Dine detective short "The studio murder mystery;" vintage Pete Smith short "Goofy movies #1;" classic cartoon "Bosko's parlor pranks;" theatrical trailers of "Frisco Jenny" and "Midnight Mary."
Special features: Disc 3: Commentary on "Heroes for sale" by historian John Gallagher; commentary on "Wild boys of the road" by William Wellman, Jr. and historian Frank Thompson; S.S. Van Dine detective short "The trans-Atlantic mystery;" 2 classic cartoons "One step ahead of my shadow" and "Sittin' on a backyard fence;" theatrical trailers of "Heroes for sale" and "Wild boys of the road."
|Credits:||Wild Bill: Hollywood maverick: Editor, Leslie Jones ; original music, David Bell.
The men who made the movies: William A. Wellman: Editor, Bryan McKenzie.
|Performer(s):||Other men's women cast: Grant Withers, Regis Toomey, Mary Astor, J. Farrell MacDonald, Fred Kohler, Joan Blondell, James Cagney.
The purchase price cast: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lyle Talbot.
Frisco Jenny cast: Ruth Chatterton, Louis Calhern.
Midnight Mary cast: Loretta Young, Ricardo Cortez, Franchot Tone, Andy Devine, Una Merkel.
Heroes for sale cast: Richard Barthelmess, Aline MacMahon, Loretta Young, Gordon Westcott.
Wild boys of the road cast: Frankie Darro, Dorothy Coonan, Rochelle Hudson, Edwin Phillips, Ann Hovey, Arthur Hohl.
Wild Bill: Hollywood maverick narrator, Alec Baldwin.
|Target Audience:||Not rated.|
|Description:||4 videodiscs (573 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Other men's women / a Warner Bros. and Vitaphone Picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (70 min.) --
The purchase price / a Warner Bros. and Vitaphone picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (68 min.). Disc 2. Frisco Jenny / [presented by] First National and Vitaphone Picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (70 min.) --
Midnight Mary / [presented by] Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; original story by Anita Loos ; screenplay by Gene Markey and Kathryn Scola ; directed by William A. Wellman (74 min.). Disc 3. Heroes for sale / a First National and Vitaphone picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (71 min.) --
Wild boys of the road / a First National and Vitaphone picture ; directed by William A. Wellman (68 min.). Disc 4. Wild Bill : Hollywood maverick / Turner presents a Kenneth A. Carlson production, a film by Todd Robinson ; produced by Kenneth A. Carlson ; written and directed by Todd Robinson (94 min.) --
The men who made the movies : William A. Wellman / Turner Classic Movies presents a Lorac production ; directed, written & produced by Richard Schickel (58 min.).
|Series Title:||TCM archives (Series)|
|Other Titles:||Purchase price.
Wall Street mystery.
Moonlight for two.
You don't know what you're doin!
Studio murder mystery.
Goofy movies #1.
Bosko's parlor pranks.
One step ahead of my shadow.
Sittin' on a backyard fence.
Forbidden Hollywood collection.
|Responsibility:||Turner Entertainment Co. ; TCM Archives.|
Disc 2: Frisco Jenny: Jenny was orphaned by the 1906 earthquake and fire and has gone on to become the madame of a prosperous bawdy house. After putting her son up for adoption, he becomes a district attorney dedicated to closing down such houses. She kills an underling who wants her son dead and is now facing execution. Midnight Mary: A mistaken arrest, a prison term, and lack of employment leads to a young woman's involvement with gangsters. In a brothel she meets a wealthy lawyer who falls in love with her. He helps her turn her life around, but her past catches up with her. Now she is on trial for murder.
Disc 3: Heroes for sale: A man stands up during a WWI battle and becomes a hero, but he doesn't get the credit. He becomes injured and soon gets hooked on morphine, causing him to fall apart when he returns home. He eventually marries, but soon the Depression hits. Wild boys of the road: Tom and Ed are high school students whose parents, thanks to the Depression, have lost their jobs. Wanting to help make money, they set off on the rails looking for work. They finally end up in New York and Ed thinks he might have found a job.
Disc 4: Wild Bill: Explores the life and directorial times of William A. Wellman. The men who made the movies: Wellman shares many stories and speaks bluntly of the producers with who he has worked and describes his remarkable star-making and star-spotting abilities. He was responsible for helping actors win Oscars and discovered such notable actors as James Cagney and Gary Cooper.
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