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Author: Thornton WilderFrank CravenHarry ChandleeSol LesserSam WoodAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Image Entertainment ; Scarborough, ME : FOCUSfilm Entertainment, 2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The classic film based on Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a small New England town fraught with human drama, family conflict, marriage, life, and death.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Domestic drama
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Thornton Wilder; Frank Craven; Harry Chandlee; Sol Lesser; Sam Wood; William Holden; Martha Scott; Fay Bainter; Beulah Bondi; Thomas Mitchell; Guy Kibbee; Stuart Erwin; Bert Glennon; Sherman Todd; Aaron Copland; William Cameron Menzies; Principal Artists Productions.; Image Entertainment (Firm); FOCUSfilm Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 53809722
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Based on the Pulitzer Prize winning play by Thornton Wilder.
Special features: The short film "The wizard's apprentice," believed to be the inspiration for the Disney classic "Fantasia"; the 1943 short subject film "The town," a study of a typical Midwestern town and its residents by famed director Josef von Sternberg; audio track featuring the entire recreation production of "Our town" for the Lux Radio Theater.
Credits: Cinematography, Bert Glennon ; editor, Sherman Todd ; original music, Aaron Copland ; production designer, William Cameron Menzies.
Cast: William Holden, Martha Scott, Fay Bainter, Beulah Bondi, Thomas Mitchell, Guy Kibbee, Stuart Erwin, Frank Craven.
Awards: Six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture, release year 1940.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, digitally remastered from original negative elements; 1.33:1 aspect ration; mono.
Other Titles: Wizard's apprentice.
Town.
Lux radio theatre (Radio program)
Responsibility: Sol Lesser presents ; Principal Artists Productions ; screenplay by Thornton Wilder, Frank Craven, Harry Chandlee ; produced by Sol Lesser ; directed by Sam Wood.

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The classic film based on Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer Prize-winning play about a small New England town fraught with human drama, family conflict, marriage, life, and death.

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