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The Resource The mayor of Hell, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corp. ; screenplay by Edward Chodorov ; directed by Archie Mayo, (DVD)

The mayor of Hell, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corp. ; screenplay by Edward Chodorov ; directed by Archie Mayo, (DVD)

Label
The mayor of Hell
Title
The mayor of Hell
Statement of responsibility
[presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corp. ; screenplay by Edward Chodorov ; directed by Archie Mayo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Politicos award gangster Patsy Gargan a cushy job as a honcho at a woefully run boys reform school-- no experience necessary, no expectations, no problems
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photographer, Barney McGill ; art director, Esdras Hartley ; editor, Jack Killifer ; Vitaphone Orchestra conductor, Leo F. Forbstein
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.G3
LC item number
M3967 2008
PerformerNote
James Cagney, Madge Evans, Arthur Byron, Allen Jenkins, Dudley Digges, Frankie Darro
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1988
  • 1891-1968
  • 1899-1986
  • 1909-1981
  • 1872-1943
  • 1900-1974
  • 1879-1947
  • 1918-1976
  • d. 1942
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Chodorov, Edward
  • Mayo, Archie L.
  • Cagney, James
  • Evans, Madge
  • Byron, Arthur
  • Jenkins, Allen
  • Digges, Dudley
  • Darro, Frankie
  • McGill, Barney
  • Forbstein, Leo F
  • Auster, Islin
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Vitaphone Corp
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangsters
  • Gangs
  • Reformatories
  • Boys
  • Juvenile delinquents
  • Auster, Islin
  • Gangs
  • Reformatories
  • Boys
  • Juvenile delinquency
  • Auster, Islin
Technique
live action
Label
The mayor of Hell, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corp. ; screenplay by Edward Chodorov ; directed by Archie Mayo, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on a story by Islin Auster
  • Videodisc release of the 1933 motion picture
  • Special features: Commentary by film historian Greg Mank; Warner night at the movies 1933; Short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, musical short "The audition," classic cartoon "The organ grinder," trailers of "The mayor of Hell" and 1933's "The kennel murder case"; Bonus trailers of the storyline-linked "Crime school" and "Hell's kitchen."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
  • a425580
  • ocn213415910
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781419866630
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929002719
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 1000035745
  • 3000014987
  • 2000001514
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213415910
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The mayor of Hell, [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures and the Vitaphone Corp. ; screenplay by Edward Chodorov ; directed by Archie Mayo, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on a story by Islin Auster
  • Videodisc release of the 1933 motion picture
  • Special features: Commentary by film historian Greg Mank; Warner night at the movies 1933; Short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel, musical short "The audition," classic cartoon "The organ grinder," trailers of "The mayor of Hell" and 1933's "The kennel murder case"; Bonus trailers of the storyline-linked "Crime school" and "Hell's kitchen."
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
  • a425580
  • ocn213415910
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781419866630
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929002719
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 1000035745
  • 3000014987
  • 2000001514
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213415910
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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