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|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joan Crawford; Gene Raymond; Franchot Tone; Edward Arnold; Clark Gable; Ian Hunter; Peter Lorre; Melvyn Douglas; Conrad Veidt; Zachary Scott; Sydney Greenstreet; Michael Wilding; Gig Young; Clarence Brown; Lawrence Weingarten; John Meehan; Frank Borzage; Joseph L Mankiewicz; Lawrence Hazard; George Cukor; Victor Saville; Donald Ogden Stewart; Elliot Paul; Michael Curtiz; Jerry Wald; Robert Wilder; Charles Walters; Henry Berman; Sidney A Franklin; John Michael Hayes; Jan Lustig; Richard Sale; Francis de Croisset; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Bros.; Turner Entertainment Co.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
|Language Note:||English and French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|Notes:||Title from container.
Five motion pictures featuring Joan Crawford, originally released between 1934 and 1953.
Full screen (discs 1-4) and widescreen (disc 5) presentations.
Special features: Disc 1: vintage comedy short, "Goofy movies #4"; classic cartoon, "Toyland broadcast"; theatrical trailer -- Disc 2: new featurette, "Gable & Crawford"; vintage short, "More about Nostradamus"; classic cartoon, "The lonesome stranger"; theatrical trailer -- Disc 3: vintage short, "You can't fool a camera"; classic cartoon, "Little Cesario"; audio-only bonus, two radio adaptations, one with Bette Davis and one with ida Lupino; theatrical trailer -- Disc 4: new featurette, "Crawford at Warners"; classic cartoon, "Curtain razor"; audio-only bonus, radio adaptation with the film's stars; theatrical trailer -- Disc 5: new featurette, "Tough baby: Torch song"; classic cartoon, "TV of tomorrow"; vintage Crawford "Jimmy Fund public service announcement" trailer; audio-only bonus, Crawford recording sessions; theatrical trailer.
|Cast:||Sadie McKee: Joan Crawford, Gene Raymond, Franchot Tone, Edward Arnold, Esther Ralston.
Strange cargo: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Ian Hunter, Peter Lorre, Paul Lukas, Albert Dekker, J. Edward Bromberg, Eduardo Ciannelli.
A woman's face: Joan Crawford, Melvyn Douglas, Conrad Veidt, Osa Massen, Reginald Owen, Albert Basserman, Marjorie Main, Donald Meek.
Flamingo Road: Joan Crawford, Zachary Scott, Sydney Greenstreet, David Brian.
Torch song: Joan Crawford, Michael Wilding, Gig Young, Marjorie Rambeau.
|Description:||5 videodiscs (ca. 495 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Details:||DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital, mono.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Sadie McKee / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by John Meehan ; produced by Lawrence Weingarten ; directed by Clarence Brown (1934 ; 93 min., b&w) --
Disc 2. Strange cargo / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screen play by Lawrence Hazard ; based on the book "Not too narrow ... not too deep" by Richard Sale ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz ; directed by Frank Borzage (1940 ; 113 min., b&w) --
Disc 3. A woman's face / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Victor Saville ; screenplay by Donald Ogden Stewart and Elliot Paul, from the play "Il etait une fois" by Francis de Croisset ; directed by George Cukor (1941 ; 106 min., b&w) --
Disc 4. Flamingo Road / a Warner Bros. release ; screen play by Robert Wilder ; based on a play by Robert and Sally Wilder ; directed by Micharl Curtiz ; produced by Jerry Wald (1949 ; 94 min., b&w) --
Disc 5. Torch song / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screen play by John Michael Hayes and Jan Lustig ; based on a story by I.A.R. White ; directed by Charles Walters ; produced by Henry Berman and Sidney Franklin, Jr. (1953 ; 89 min., col.).
|Other Titles:||Sadie McKee (Motion picture)
Strange cargo (Motion picture)
Woman's face (Motion picture)
Flamingo Road (Motion picture)
Torch song (Motion picture)
Strange cargo: gritty drama of escaped cons and a dame confronting the elements and each other after a daring prison break.
A woman's face: Anna Holm, a professional blackmailer, despises herself and the world because of a disfiguring facial scar.
Flamingo Road: a tough carnival dancer is stranded in a small town and soon makes an enemy of the politically powerful, local sheriff.
Torch song: a hard as nails Broadway musical star who chews up people for lunch learns humility and finds love in the arms of a blind pianist.