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The Resource Gaslight, screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson

Gaslight, screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson

Label
Gaslight
Title
Gaslight
Statement of responsibility
screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson
Title variation
Murder in Thornton Square
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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 their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Gaslight (Motion picture : 1944)
Credits note
Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe. British version: cinematographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, Sidney Cole ; music, Richard Addinsell
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional French soundtrack and optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes. British version: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1957
  • 1889-1954
  • 1899-
  • 1893-1976
  • 1893-1953
  • 1899-1978
  • 1915-1982
  • 1905-1994
  • 1865-1948
  • 1890-1968
  • 1878-1957
  • 1882-1951
  • 1877-1962
  • 1869-1967
  • 1906-1964
  • 1889-1983
  • 1904 March 17-1962
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Van Druten, John
  • Reisch, Walter
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Cukor, George Dewey
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Rawlinson, A. R
  • Boland, Bridget
  • Corfield, John
  • Dickinson, Thorold
  • Boyer, Charles
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Whitty, May
  • Lansbury, Angela
  • Everest, Barbara
  • Rameau, Emil
  • Breon, Edmund
  • Hobbes, Halliwell
  • Walbrook, Anton
  • Wynyard, Diana
  • Ruttenberg, Joseph
  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • British National Films, Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
197
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  • Gas light fixtures
  • Husband and wife
  • Wife abuse
  • Videodiscs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gaslight, screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940
  • Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton
  • Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.] -- Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features
Control code
950321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.)
Isbn
9780790745695
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569514829
Other physical details
sound, black and white, double sided
Publisher number
65148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950321
  • (OCoLC)53816188
System details
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gaslight, screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson
Publication
Note
  • American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940
  • Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton
  • Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.] -- Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features
Control code
950321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.)
Isbn
9780790745695
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569514829
Other physical details
sound, black and white, double sided
Publisher number
65148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 950321
  • (OCoLC)53816188
System details
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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