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A place in the sun

Author: George StevensMichael WilsonHarry BrownMontgomery CliftElizabeth TaylorAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, ©2001
Series: Paramount DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Theodore Dreiser; Patrick Kearney
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Stevens; Michael Wilson; Harry Brown; Montgomery Clift; Elizabeth Taylor; Shelley Winters; Keefe Brasselle; William C Mellor; Franz Waxman; Theodore Dreiser; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; Paramount Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0792172841 9780792172840
OCLC Number: 47780385
Language Note: English closed-captions for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
Credits: Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Franz Waxman.
Cast: Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelly Winters, Keefe Brasselle, Anne Revere.
Awards: Academy Awards, Oscar, 1952: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Writing, Screenplay.
Named to the National Film Registry in 1991 by the Library of Congress.
Target Audience: MPAA: Not rated.; Canadian home video rating: 14A.
Description: 1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, Region 1 ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround.
Series Title: Paramount DVD collection.
Other Titles: George Stevens and His Place in the Sun.
George Stevens: filmmakers Who Knew Him.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Michael Wilson and Harry Brown ; produced and directed by George Stevens.

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A poor young man is determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of a beautiful socialite. A factory girl has dark secret that threatens his professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, he is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.

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