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The great moment

Author: Preston SturgesJoel McCreaBetty FieldHarry CareyWilliam DemarestAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal, 2006, ©1944.
Series: Preston Sturges, the filmmaker collection, disc 6.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Full frameView all editions and formats
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"This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.T.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia."
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Film adaptations
Biographical films
Historical films
Medical films (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
History
Named Person: René Fülöp-Miller; W T G Morton; René Fülöp-Miller; W T G Morton
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Preston Sturges; Joel McCrea; Betty Field; Harry Carey; William Demarest; Louis Jean Heydt; Julius Tannen; Edwin Maxwell; Porter Hall; Franklyn Pangborn; Grady Sutton; Donivee Lee; Victor Young; B G De Sylva; René Fülöp-Miller; Universal Studios Home Video (Firm); Paramount Pictures, Inc.
ISBN: 1417024143 9781417024148
OCLC Number: 76832254
Language Note: English captioned for the hearing impaired ; Spanish and French subtitles.
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1944.
Based on a biography of the Dutch dentist W.T.G. Morton: Triumph over pain, by René Fülöp-Miller.
Special features: theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Victor Milner ; music, Victor Young ; editor, Stuart Gilmore.
Cast: Joel McCrea, Betty Field, Harry Carey, William Demarest, Louis Jean Heydt, Julian Tannen, Edwin Maxwell, Porter Hall, Franklin Pangborn, Grady Sutton, Donivee Lee.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 81 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; Dolby digital 2.0 mono ; NTSC region 1 coding ; aspect ratio: 1.33:1.
Series Title: Preston Sturges, the filmmaker collection, disc 6.
Responsibility: a Paramount Picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges ; [executive producer, Buddy G. Da Silva ; producer, Preston Sturges].

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"This stirring biopic follows the fascinating life of W.T.G. Morton (Joel McCrea), a 19th century dentist who successfully develops the first anesthesia."

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