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Murnau, Borzage and Fox

Author: John CorkLisa van EyssenJohn H MayerBob LozaBruce BarkerAll authors
Publisher: Los Angeles, CA : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC, ©2008.
Series: Murnau, Borzage and Fox.
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"Think of three men ... an obsessed Jewish businessman (William Fox), a visionary German artist (F.W. Murnau), and an idealistic American Catholic (Frank Borzage). For a few short years their fates were intertwined and together these three men, the mogul, the artist, and the romantic would change the face of cinema" (from film introduction). Includes commentary by film critics and historians with extensive archival  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction films
Documentary films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Biography
Named Person: William Fox; F W Murnau; Frank Borzage
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: John Cork; Lisa van Eyssen; John H Mayer; Bob Loza; Bruce Barker; Richard Tatum; David Thomson; Paul Schrader; Miles Kreuger; Jeanine Basinger; John Belton; Brian Dauth; María Elena De las Carreras; Janet Bergstrom; Richard B Jewell; Brigitte Salmen; Werner Sudendorf; William A Wellman; Sam Gill; Robert S Birchard; Hervé Dumont; Ken Hanke; Cloverland (Firm); Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
ISBN: 6312440575 9786312440574
OCLC Number: 286913640
Language Note: In English with optional subtitles in Spanish, French and English; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Accompanied by two books: Murnau, Borzage and Fox; and, 4 devils : the lost film of F.W. Murnau; the 1st book contains essay "William Fox presents F.W. Murnau and Frank Borzage" by Janet Bergstrom.
Issued as part of 12 disc boxed set of the same name.
Special features: still galleries.
Credits: Cinematography, Robert Rasmussen, Lisa Thompson ; editors, Brad Grossman, Lisa Thompson ; original music composed, conducted and orchestrated by Christopher Caliendo.
Performer(s): Narrator, John H. Mayer ; voices of Bob Loza, Bruce Barker, Richard Tatum ; featuring interviews with John Belton, David Kiehn, Jonathan Kuntz, David Thomson, Robert S. Birchard, Tony Maietta, Susan Fox-Rosellini, John M. McDonald, Rick Jewell, Miles Kreuger, Paul Schrader, Paul Wurtzel, Jeanine Basinger, Sharon Rosen Leib, Sprague Anderson, Hervé Dumont, Maria Elena de las Carreras, Juanita Borzage Moss, Kent Jones, Marian Seldes, Marcel Pereira, Brian Dauth, Ken Hanke, Janet Bergstrom, Brigitte Salmen, Werner Sudendorf, Martin Koerber, William Wellman, Jr., Sam Gill, Jeffrey Vance, Carrie Barrett, Donald Rosellini, Stuart Whitman.
Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. w/ b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 books (128 p., 128 p. ; ill. ; 31 cm.)
Details: DVD; stereo.
Contents: Three men --
Two films --
The mogul --
The Edison trust --
William Fox presents --
The romantic --
The artist --
Rendezvous --
Lazy bones --
The German genius --
The revolution --
Sound on film --
Revelation --
7th heaven --
Sunrise --
The rise of Movietone --
A sort of success --
Street angel --
The transition --
4 devils --
City girl --
Sound over silents --
A dangerous man --
The imperfect conclusion --
Lucky star --
Introducing Will Rogers --
The river --
The disintegration --
Murnau's legacy --
The last stand --
Coda.
Series Title: Murnau, Borzage and Fox.
Other Titles: 4 Devils: the lost film of F.W. Murnau.
Four devils: the lost film of F.W. Murnau.
Murnau, Borzage & Fox
Responsibility: a Cloverland production ; directed by John Cork, Lisa van Eyssen ; written by Steven Smith ; produced by John Cork, Lisa van Eyssen.

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"Think of three men ... an obsessed Jewish businessman (William Fox), a visionary German artist (F.W. Murnau), and an idealistic American Catholic (Frank Borzage). For a few short years their fates were intertwined and together these three men, the mogul, the artist, and the romantic would change the face of cinema" (from film introduction). Includes commentary by film critics and historians with extensive archival film footage.

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