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Written on the wind

Author: Douglas SirkAlbert ZugsmithGeorge ZuckermanRock HudsonLauren BacallAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : Criterion Collection, [2001]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 96.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Film adaptations
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Feature
Adaptation
Family
Drama
Named Person: Robert Wilder; Robert Wilder
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Sirk; Albert Zugsmith; George Zuckerman; Rock Hudson; Lauren Bacall; Robert Stack; Dorothy Malone; Robert Wilder; Universal-International (Firm); Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 1559409134 9781559409131
OCLC Number: 47211993
Language Note: In English with optional English SDH subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel by Robert Wilder.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956.
Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77:1).
Special features include: The melodrama archive, annotated filmography of Douglas Sirk; theatrical trailers for Written on the wind and All that heaven allows; in insert, liner notes by Laura Mulvey.
Credits: Director of photography, Russell Matty ; editor, Russell F. Schoengarth ; music, Frank Skinner.
Cast: Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Robert Keith, Grant WIlliams, Edward C. Platt.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1957: Best Supporting Actress (Dorothy Malone)
Target Audience: Not rated by MPAA.
Description: 1 videodisc (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Special features include: New widescreen digital transfer ; The melodrama archive, annotated filmography of Douglas Sirk ; theatrical trailers for Written on the wind and All that heaven allows ; liner notes by Laura Mulvey.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 96.
Responsibility: Universal-International presents ; screenplay by George Zuckerman ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Douglas Sirk.
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"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container.

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