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Author: William WylerJack L WarnerHal B WallisHoward KochTony GaudioAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, Turner Entertainment Co. [2005] ©1940
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Standard versionView all editions and formats
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Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film and video adaptations
Teatro
Named Person: W Somerset Maugham
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Wyler; Jack L Warner; Hal B Wallis; Howard Koch; Tony Gaudio; George Amy; Warren Low; Max Steiner; Leo F Forbstein; Hugo Friedhofer; Carl Jules Weyl; Orry-Kelly; Bette Davis; Herbert Marshall; James Stephenson; Frieda Inescort; Gale Sondergaard; Bruce Lester; Elizabeth Earl; Cecil Kellaway; Victor Sen Yung; Willie Fung; Tetsu Komai; W Somerset Maugham; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967),; First National Pictures, Inc.,; Turner Entertainment Co.,; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790747200 9780790747200 1419867105 9781419867101
OCLC Number: 57425732
Language Note: In English with English, French, or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940.
Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham.
Also issued as part of the boxed set: Bette Davis collection, volume one.
Special features include: Alternate ending; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; 3/16/1944 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; Theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editors, George Amy, Warren Low ; art director, Carl Jules Weyl ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; orchestral arrangements by Hugo Friedhofer ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Max Steiner ; executive producer, Hal B. Wallis.
Cast: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaard, Bruce Lester, Elizabeth Earl, Cecil Kellaway, Sen Yung, Willie Fung, Tetsu Komai.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full-screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Other Titles: Letter (Motion picture)
Lux radio theatre (Radio program)
Bette Davis collection, volume one.
Responsibility: presented by Warner Bros. Pictures ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler.

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Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend.

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