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The Resource The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)

The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)

Label
The letter
Title
The letter
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
Cataloging source
OEK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Max Steiner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with English, French, and Spanish sub-titles ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1908-1989
  • 1906-1991
  • 1888-1941
  • 1874-1965
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wyler, William
  • Davis, Bette
  • Marshall, Herbert
  • Stephenson, James
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Special features: Alternate ending ; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater adaptation and 3/5/44 Lux Radio Theater adaptation ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
  • a322011
  • ocm57425732
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.)
Isbn
9780790747200
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569522527
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65225
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures, Inc. ; screenplay by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (DVD)
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Special features: Alternate ending ; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater adaptation and 3/5/44 Lux Radio Theater adaptation ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
  • a322011
  • ocm57425732
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.)
Isbn
9780790747200
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569522527
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
65225
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1, standard version; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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