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Action and adventure films
Films for the hearing impaired
|Document Type:||Visual material, Book|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ross Hunter; Douglas Sirk; Robert Blees; Wells Root; Rudolph Anders; Helen Kleeb; Sarah Y Mason; Victor Heerman; Jane Wyman; Rock Hudson; Barbara Rush; Agnes Moorehead; Otto Kruger; Gregg Palmer; Sara Shane; Paul Cavanagh; Judy Nugent; Thomas Patrick Doherty; Eckhart Schmidt; Allison Anders; Kathryn Bigelow; Geoffrey O'Brien; Lloyd C Douglas; Universal-International (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
|Language Note:||Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.|
|Notes:||Title from opening frames.
"Universal International presents"--At head of title.
Based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas ; based on the screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1954.
Booklet features a new essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien.
Special features: New, restored, High-Definition digital transfer; audio commentary featuring film scholar Thomas Doherty; Magnificent obsession (1935, 102 min.): a new digital transfer of John M. Stahl's complete earlier version of the film starring Irene Dunne and Robert Taylor; "Douglas Sirk: from UFA to Hollywood (1991): a rare 80-minute documentary by German filmmaker Eckhart Schmidt in which Sirk reflects upon his career; video interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow, paying tribute to Sirk; theatrical trailer.
|Credits:||Director of photography, Russell Metty ; editor, Milton Carruth ; original music, Frank Skinner.|
|Cast:||Jane Wyman, Rock Hudson, Barbara Rush, Agnes Moorehead, Otto Kruger, Gregg Palmer, Sara Shane, Paul Cavanagh, Judy Nugent, Helen Kleeb, Richard H. Cutting, Rudolph Anders, Fred Nurney, Alexander Campbell.|
|Description:||2 videodiscs (108 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.|
|Details:||DVD in widescreen (2.00:1) presentation enhanced for 16:9 televisions ; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono ; Region 1 ; NTSC.|
|Contents:||Disc 1. Restored high-definition digital transfer ; Audio commentary ; Video interviews ; Theatrical trailer --
Disc 2. New digital transfer of Stahl's earlier version of the film ; From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers, a documentary / Scmidt, Eckhart.
|Series Title:||Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 457.|
|Other Titles:||Magnificent obsession (Motion picture : 1954)|
|Responsibility:||Universal International ; produced by Ross Hunter ; screenplay by Robert Blees, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Douglas Sirk.|