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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
Series: Bette Davis collection.
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: Feature films
Film noir
Detective and mystery films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
DVDs for the hearing impaired
Drama
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.
Series Title: Bette Davis collection.
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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