The Resource Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)

Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)

Label
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin
Title
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin
Statement of responsibility
produced by Bret Wood
Title variation
Knights of the Algonquin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An homage to the great American satirist Robert Benchley and two other witty literati who shared his company at the Hotel Algonquin's legendary round table and personified the sophisticated literary scene of New York in the 1920's and 1930's. Includes 14 short films
Member of
Cataloging source
N$V
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R63478 2006
PerformerNote
Robert Benchley (works 1-11) ; Alexander Woollcott and Leo G. Carroll (work 12), Donald Ogden Stewart (works 13, 14)
Runtime
136
Series statement
The Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced between 1928 and 1942 as separate motion pictures by Paramount Pictures (works 1-9, 12-14) and Fox Movietone (works 10,11)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
The trouble with husbands / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1940) (10 min.) -- The forgotten man / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (11min.) -- Crime control / produced and directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner ; editor, Robert Blauvelt (1941) (10 min.) -- How to take a vacation / produced and directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner ; editor, Robert Blauvelt (1941) (10 min.) -- Nothing but nerves / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (10 min.) -- Waiting for baby / produced and directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (10 min.) -- The man's angle / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1942) (9 min.) -- Keeping in shape / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1942) (8 min.) -- The witness / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (9 min.) -- The treasurer's report / directed by Thomas Chalmers (1928) (9 min.) -- Sex life of a polyp (1928) (11 min.) -- Mr. W's little game / directed by Lynn Shores (1934) (10 min.) -- Traffic regulations (1929) (6 min.) -- Humorous flights / directed by Fred Fleck (1929) (10 min.)
Control code
ocm65337971
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329044626
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K446
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o65337971
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced between 1928 and 1942 as separate motion pictures by Paramount Pictures (works 1-9, 12-14) and Fox Movietone (works 10,11)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
The trouble with husbands / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1940) (10 min.) -- The forgotten man / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (11min.) -- Crime control / produced and directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner ; editor, Robert Blauvelt (1941) (10 min.) -- How to take a vacation / produced and directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner ; editor, Robert Blauvelt (1941) (10 min.) -- Nothing but nerves / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (10 min.) -- Waiting for baby / produced and directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (10 min.) -- The man's angle / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1942) (9 min.) -- Keeping in shape / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1942) (8 min.) -- The witness / directed by Leslie Roush ; photographed by William Steiner (1941) (9 min.) -- The treasurer's report / directed by Thomas Chalmers (1928) (9 min.) -- Sex life of a polyp (1928) (11 min.) -- Mr. W's little game / directed by Lynn Shores (1934) (10 min.) -- Traffic regulations (1929) (6 min.) -- Humorous flights / directed by Fred Fleck (1929) (10 min.)
Control code
ocm65337971
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329044626
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
K446
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o65337971
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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