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The bad and the beautiful

Author: Vincente MinnelliJohn HousemanCharles SchneeLana TurnerKirk DouglasAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), [Atlanta, GA] : Turner Classic Entertainment, Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [1952] [2002] [2002] ©2002
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulative movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Show business films
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Fiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings
Drama
Adaptations cinématographiques
Teatro
Named Person: George Bradshaw
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vincente Minnelli; John Houseman; Charles Schnee; Lana Turner; Kirk Douglas; Walter Pidgeon; Dick Powell; Barry Sullivan; Gloria Grahame; Gilbert Roland; Leo G Carroll; Vanessa Brown; David Raksin; Robert Surtees; George Bradshaw; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Warner Home Video (Firm); Turner Entertainment Co.
ISBN: 0790747561 9780790747569
OCLC Number: 48972457
Language Note: Dialogue in English and French with subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Thai, and Korean; closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1952.
Based on the stories "Memorial to a bad man" and "Of good and evil" by George Bradshaw.
Special features: All-new feature-length Turner Classic Movies documentary, Lana Turner ... a daughter's memoir; scoring session music cues; theatrical trailers of this and its sequel, Two weeks in another town; interactive menus; production notes; and scene access.
Credits: Director of photography, Robert Surtees; editor, Conrad A. Nervig; music, David Raksin.
Cast: Lana Turner, Kirk Douglas, Walter Pidgeon, Dick Powell, Barry Sullivan, Gloria Grahame, Gilbert Roland, Leo G. Carroll, Vanessa Brown.
Awards: Academy Awards, 1953: Best supporting actress (Grahame), best art direction b&w, best b&w cinematography, best writing screenplay, best costume design b&w.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (119 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Side A. Feature, standard version, presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition --
Side B. Special features.
Other Titles: Bad and the beautiful (Motion picture : 1952)
Responsibility: Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; screenplay by Charles Schnee ; produced by John Houseman ; directed by Vincente Minnelli.

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Biting drama that tells the story of a ruthless, manipulative movie producer who lets nothing and nobody stand in his way. Now he's broke and needs the help of the very people he used and betrayed on his climb to the top.

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