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Freaks

Author: Tod BrowningIrving G ThalbergWillis GoldbeckLeon GordonAl BoasbergAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers.
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Genre/Form: Circus film
Circus films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Fiction films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tod Browning; Irving G Thalberg; Willis Goldbeck; Leon Gordon; Al Boasberg; Edgar Allan Woolf; Merritt Gerstad; Basil Wrangel; Wallace Ford; Leila Hyams; Olga Baclanova; Roscoe Ates; Henry Victor; Harry Earles; Daisy Earles; Rose Dione; Daisy Hilton; Violet Hilton; Tod Robbins; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,; Turner Entertainment Co.,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0790746549 9780790746548
OCLC Number: 56091591
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Suggested by Tod Robbins' story, 'Spurs.'"
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.
Credits: Produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; directed by Tod Browning ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf ; cinematography, Merritt B. Gerstad ; editing, Basil Wrangell.
Cast: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates, Henry Victor, Harry Earles, Daisy Earles, Rose Dione, Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton, Schlitze, Josephine Joseph, Johnny Eck, Frances O'Connor, Peter Robinson, Olga Roderick, Rardion, Martha Morris, Elizabeth Green, Angelo Rossitto, Edward Brophy, Mat McHugh.
Awards: Named to the National Film Registry in 1994 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (66 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono ; dual-layer disc.
Contents: Special features: Special message prologue; Commentary by author David J. Skal; "Freaks: the sideshow cinema" documentary; 3 alternate endings.
Other Titles: Freaks (Motion picture)
Tod Browning's amazing production of Freaks
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Tod Browning's production.

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A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers.

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