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The Resource Heaven knows, Mr. Allison., Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston

Heaven knows, Mr. Allison., Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston

Label
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison.
Title
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison.
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston
Title variation
Heaven knows, Mister Allison
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Member of
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Awards note
New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 1957: NYFCC Award - Best Actress (Deborah Kerr)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; art director, Stephen Grimes ; editor, Russell Lloyd ; original music, Georges Auric ; costume designer, Elizabeth Haffenden
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Includes English (mono and stereo), French (stereo) and Spanish (mono) language tracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.N96
LC item number
H43 2003 VideoDVD
PerformerNote
Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1960
  • 1902-1984
  • 1906-1987
  • 1921-2007
  • 1915-2014
  • 1927-1988
  • 1916-2008
  • 1899-1983
  • 1906-1976
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adler, Buddy
  • Frenke, Eugen
  • Mahin, John Lee
  • Huston, John
  • Kerr, Deborah
  • Mitchum, Robert
  • Morris, Oswald
  • Grimes, Stephen
  • Lloyd, Russell
  • Auric, Georges
  • Haffenden, Elizabeth
  • Shaw, Charles
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
106
Series statement
Fox war classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Nuns
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Marina, Cuerpo de
  • Monjas
  • Guerra Mundial II, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison., Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Charles Shaw
  • Special features: Movietime news; Theatrical trailer; Fox war classics
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1192146
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543072096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2007209
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1192146
  • (OCoLC)52156165
System details
DVD, Region 1, mono and stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison., Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Based on the novel by Charles Shaw
  • Special features: Movietime news; Theatrical trailer; Fox war classics
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1192146
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen edition
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543072096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2007209
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1192146
  • (OCoLC)52156165
System details
DVD, Region 1, mono and stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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