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Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Author: Ernest LehmanMike NicholsHaskell WexlerSam O'SteenAlex NorthAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Two-disc special ed. ; widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts.
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Genre/Form: Drama
Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Suspense films
Thriller
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ernest Lehman; Mike Nichols; Haskell Wexler; Sam O'Steen; Alex North; Richard Sylbert; M A Merrick; George James Hopkins; Irene Sharaff; Elizabeth Taylor; Richard Burton; George Segal; Sandy Dennis; Richard Barr; Clinton Wilder; Edward Albee; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 1419835890 9781419835896
OCLC Number: 76789943
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue with optional English, French, Korean, Portuguese or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the book by Edward Albee.
Produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1966.
Special features: Disc 1. Commentary by cinematographer Haskell Wexler; Commentary, Mike Nichols looks back with Steven Soderbergh. Disc 2. "Elizabeth Taylor: intimate portrait" vintage biographical profile; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: a daring work of raw excellence" featurette; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: too shocking for its time" featurette; Sandy Dennis screen test; 1966 Mike Nichols interview; Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery.
Credits: Director of photography, Haskell Wexler ; film editor, Sam O'Steen ; music composed and conducted by Alex North ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; sound by M.A. Merrick ; set decorator, George James Hopkins ; costumes designed by Irene Sharaff.
Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis.
Awards: Winner of 5 Academy Awards including Best Actress, Elizabeth Taylor; Best Supporting Actress, Sandy Dennis.
Target Audience: Not rated; CHV rating: 14A.
Description: 2 videodiscs (131 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer.
Contents: Special features: Widescreen version presented in a "matted" format --
Commentary by directors Mike Nichols and Steven Soderberg --
Commentary by cinematographer Haskel Wexler --
Vintage biographical profile "Elizabeth Taylor --
an intimate portrait" --
2 new featurettes: "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: A daring work of raw excellence" ; "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: Too shocking for its time". --
1966 Mike Nichols interview --
Sandy Dennis screen test --
Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery --
Language: English mono ; French mono --
Subtitles (feature film only): English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean.
Other Titles: Ernest Lehman's production of Edward Albee's
Qui a peur de Virginia Woolf?
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols.

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A couple is invited to the home of a professor and his sharp-tongued wife, and are treated to verbal battles by their hosts.

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