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One touch of Venus

Author: Lester CowanHarry KurnitzFrank TashlinWilliam A SeiterRobert WalkerAll authors
Publisher: Santa Monica, Calif. : Distributed by Lionsgate, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée.
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Genre/Form: Comedy films
Drama
Fantasy films
Feature films
Film adaptations
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Teatro
Named Person: Venus, (Roman deity); Venus, (Roman deity)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lester Cowan; Harry Kurnitz; Frank Tashlin; William A Seiter; Robert Walker; Ava Gardner; Dick Haymes; Eve Arden; Olga San Juan; Tom Conway; Ogden Nash; S J Perelman; Kurt Weill; Republic Entertainment Inc.; Republic Pictures Corporation.; Lions Gate Films.
OCLC Number: 261224668
Language Note: English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Based on the musical play, with lyrics by Ogden Nash ; suggested by the novel "The tinted Venus" by S.J. Perelman and Ogden Nash.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1948.
Credits: Music, Kurt Weill.
Cast: Robert Walker, Ava Gardner, Dick Haymes, Eve Arden, Olga San Juan, Tom Conway.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 84 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., digitally mastered.
Responsibility: Republic Entertainment ; Republic Pictures ; produced by Lester Cowan ; screenplay by Harry Kurnitz and Frank Tashlin ; directed by William A. Seiter.

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A young window dresser's problems begin when he kisses a statue of Venus, which comes to life. This Venus turns out to be the genuine article on an earthly assignment. Her presence causes everyone around her to fall in love, except for the window dresser, who is terrified of her advances toward him. The young man suddenly becomes the object of a furious employer and a jealous fiancée.

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