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Title Elmer Gantry [videorecording] ; Convicts ; Birdman of Alcatraz.

Imprint [S.I.] : TGG Direct, LLC, 2010.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Fl DVD Collection  791.4375 El63 2010    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 389 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby pro logic II.
Contents Elmer Gantry -- Convicts -- Birdman of Alcatraz.
Cast Elmer Gantry: Burt Lancaster, Jean Simmons, Dean Jagger, Arthur Kennedy, Shirley Jones, Patti Page.
Convicts: Robert Duvall, Lukas Haas, James Earl Jones.
Birdman of Alcatraz: Burt Lancaster, Karl Malden, Thelma Ritter, Neville Brand, Betty Field, Telly Savalas, Edmond O'Brien.
Credits Elmer Gantry: United Artists Pictures Inc. ; produced by Bernard Smith ; screenplay written and directed by Richard Brooks ; cinematographer, John Alton ; editor, Marjorie Fowler ; music, Andre Previn.
Convicts: M.C.E.G. presents a Jonathan D. Krane production ; produced by Jonathan D. Krane and Sterling VanWagenen ; screenplay by Horton Foote ; directed by Peter Masterson.
Birdman of Alcatraz: United Artists Pictures Inc. ; Harold Hecht presents ; screenplay by Guy Trosper ; produced by Stuart Millar and Guy Trosper ; directed by John Frankenheimer ; photographed by Burnett Guffey ; art director, Ferdie Carrere ; edited by Edward Mann ; music by Elmer Bernstein.
Note "3 pack drama"--Container.
Elmer Gantry: originally produced as a motion picture in 1960 (number 1001582).
Convicts: originally produced as a motion picture in 1990.
Birdman of Alcatraz: originally produced as a motion picture in 1962 (number 1001580).
Elmer Gantry: Based on the book of the same title by Sinclair Lewis.
Convicts: Based upon the play by Horton Foote.
Birdman of Alcatraz: Based on the book of the same title by Tom Gaddis.
Summary Elmer Gantry: One man's fervent pursuit of wealth and power leads him to religion for profit in the evangelist tents of the 1920's Midwestern Corn Belt.
Convicts: The story of young orphan, Horace Robedaux, who ends up working as a laborer on a sugar plantation and befriends the prisoners who work the fields.
Birdman of Alcatraz: The true story of a convicted killer who avoids the depths of despair by becoming a world-renowned authority on birds during his imprisonment.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Awards Elmer Gantry: Academy Awards for Best Actor (Lancaster), Best Supporting Actress (Jones) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Brooks), 1961.
Subject Stroud, Robert, 1890-1963 -- Drama.
Prisons -- California -- Drama.
United States Penitentiary, Alcatraz Island, California -- Drama.
Evangelists -- United States -- Drama.
Evangelistic work -- United States -- Drama.
Middle West -- Drama.
Avarice -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Added Author Trosper, Guy, 1911-1963.
Millar, Stuart, 1929-2006.
Frankenheimer, John, 1930-2002.
Lancaster, Burt, 1913-1994.
Malden, Karl.
Ritter, Thelma.
Brand, Neville, 1920-1992.
Field, Betty, 1918-1973.
Savalas, Telly, 1924-1994.
O'Brien, Edmond, 1915-1985.
Bernstein, Elmer.
Smith, Bernard, 1907-1999.
Brooks, Richard, 1912-1992.
Simmons, Jean, 1929-2010.
Jagger, Dean, 1903-1991.
Kennedy, Arthur, 1914-1990.
Jones, Shirley, 1934-
Page, Patti, 1927-
Alton, John.
Fowler, Marjorie.
Previn, Andre, 1929-
Masterson, Peter, 1934-2018.
Duvall, Robert.
Haas, Lukas, 1976-
Jones, James Earl, 1931-
Melnick, Peter Rodgers, 1958-
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Elmer Gantry.
Foote, Horton. Convicts.
Gaddis, Thomas E. Birdman of Alcatraz.
MCEG Sterling Incorporated.
United Artists Corporation.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.

 
    
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