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The Resource Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr, (DVD)

Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr, (DVD)

Label
Gaslight
Title
Gaslight
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr
Title variation
  • Gas light
  • Murder in Thornton Square
  • Strange case of murder
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in her London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1945: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Ingrid Bergman); Best Art Direction-Interior Decoration, Black-and-White. Golden Globes, 1945: Best Motion Picture Actress (Ingrid Bergman).
Cataloging source
FGM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes, Tom Stevenson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1957
  • 1889-1954
  • 1899-1983
  • 1893-1976
  • 1899-1978
  • 1915-1982
  • 1905-1994
  • 1865-1948
  • 1925-
  • 1890-1968
  • 1878-1957
  • 1882-1951
  • 1877-1962
  • 1910-
  • 1904 Mar. 17-1962
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Van Druten, John
  • Reisch, Walter
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Cukor, George
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Boyer, Charles
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Whitty, May
  • Lansbury, Angela
  • Everest, Barbara
  • Rameau, Emil
  • Breon, Edmund
  • Hobbes, Halliwell
  • Stevenson, Tom
  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
113
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gas light fixtures
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Husband and wife
  • Wife abuse
  • Psychological abuse
  • Distress (Psychology)
  • Hiding places
  • Jewel thieves
  • Terror
  • Murder
  • Murderers
  • London (England)
  • England
Technique
live action
Label
Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944 [American version]
  • Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn756875181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
8833163803520
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)756875181
System details
DVD-R, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1944 [American version]
  • Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container
  • Special features: theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn756875181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min.)
Isbn
8833163803520
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)756875181
System details
DVD-R, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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