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Sylvia Scarlett

Author: Pandro S BermanGladys UngerJohn CollierMortimer OffnerGeorge CukorAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007] ©1936
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Comedy films
Romantic comedy films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Romance
Comedy
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Pandro S Berman; Gladys Unger; John Collier; Mortimer Offner; George Cukor; Katharine Hepburn; Cary Grant; Brian Aherne; Edmund Gwenn; Compton Mackenzie; Turner Entertainment Co.,; RKO Radio Pictures,; Warner Home Video (Firm),
ISBN: 1419848364 9781419848360
OCLC Number: 128324785
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
From the novel by Compton MacKenzie.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1936.
Credits: Original music by Roy Webb ; editing by Jane Loring ; cinematography by Joseph H. August.
Cast: Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Brian Aherne, Edmund Gwenn.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Other Titles: Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn.
Responsibility: Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor.

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Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of town. The three hook up with a maid and become a travelling performance troupe. Sylvia (as a boy) falls for a smarmy artist-type.

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