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Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection, Comedy, presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording)

Label
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection, Comedy
Title
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection
Title part
Comedy
Statement of responsibility
presented by Warner Home Video
Title variation
  • Greatest classic films collection
  • Comedy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • mul
  • eng
Summary
  • [Disc 1]. In Arsenic and old lace, a drama critic about to marry discovers insanity runs in his family. In A night at the opera, a New York scandal, a riot on a ship, and an evening of insanity in a concert hall are some of the problems resulting from Groucho's outrageous business schemes. The goal-- to bring Milan's finest opera stars to Manhattan
  • [Disc 2]. In The long, long trailer, newlyweds hit the honeymoon road with a 40-foot trailer in tow. In Father of the bride, chaos reigns when the beautiful daughter of a family casually announces her plans to marry. What follows is a warmly humorous story, with wedding preparations, ruffled egos and the unavoidable meeting with the prospective in-laws
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BGC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Arsenic and old lace / Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; directed by Frank Capra ; screenplay by Julius J. and Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. A night at the opera / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind ; directed by Sam Wood
  • The long, long trailer / M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; produced by Pandro S. Berman. Father of the bride / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett ; directed by Vincente Minnelli ; produced by Pandro S. Berman
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed-captioned
  • Arsenic and old lace: English and French subtitles. A night at the opera: English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature)
  • The long, long trailer: English or dubbed French language tracks; English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature). Father of the bride: English or dubbed French language tracks; English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, & Thai subtitles (main feature)
PerformerNote
  • Arsenic and old lace: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Peter Lorre. A night at the opera: The Marx Brothers (Groucho, Chico, Harpo), Kitty Carlisle, Allan Jones
  • The long, long trailer: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main, Keenan Wynn. Father of the bride: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Elizabeth Taylor, Don Taylor, Billie Burke, Leo G. Carroll, Moroni Olsen
Runtime
399
Series statement
Greatest classic films collection
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection, Comedy, presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions."--Container
  • Arsenic and old lace: from the stage play by Joseph Kesselring
  • The long, long trailer: based on the novel by Clinton Twiss
  • Father of the bride: based on the novel by Edward Streeter
  • A night at the opera: Includes commentary by Leonard Maltin; featurette Remarks on Marx; 1961 Grouch Marx interview from The Hy Gardner Show; 2 vintage shorts: Sunday night at the Trocadero and Robert Benchley's How to sleep theatrical trailer
  • The long, long trailer: Includes vintage Pete Smith specialty short Ain't it aggravatin'?; classic cartoon Dixieland Droopy theatrical trailer
  • Father of the bride: Includes 2 vintage newsreels (President Truman meets father of the bride, and Wedding bells for movie star Elizabeth Taylor); theatrical trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Father of the bride
  • (1950, 94 min., b&w)
  • [Disc 1, side A].
  • Arsenic and old lace
  • (1944, 118 min., b&w) ; [Side B]. A
  • night at the opera
  • (1935, 91 min., b&w)
  • [Disc 2, side A]. The
  • long, long trailer
  • (1953, 96 min., col.) ; [Side B].
Control code
ocn466128395
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (399 min.)
Isbn
9781419879906
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929061105
Other physical details
sd., b&w & col.
Publisher number
  • 1000091374
  • 3000020968
  • 2000017335
  • 2000017336
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)466128395
System details
DVD (double-sided); full screen; region 1; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Turner classic movies greatest classic films collection, Comedy, presented by Warner Home Video, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions."--Container
  • Arsenic and old lace: from the stage play by Joseph Kesselring
  • The long, long trailer: based on the novel by Clinton Twiss
  • Father of the bride: based on the novel by Edward Streeter
  • A night at the opera: Includes commentary by Leonard Maltin; featurette Remarks on Marx; 1961 Grouch Marx interview from The Hy Gardner Show; 2 vintage shorts: Sunday night at the Trocadero and Robert Benchley's How to sleep theatrical trailer
  • The long, long trailer: Includes vintage Pete Smith specialty short Ain't it aggravatin'?; classic cartoon Dixieland Droopy theatrical trailer
  • Father of the bride: Includes 2 vintage newsreels (President Truman meets father of the bride, and Wedding bells for movie star Elizabeth Taylor); theatrical trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
  • Father of the bride
  • (1950, 94 min., b&w)
  • [Disc 1, side A].
  • Arsenic and old lace
  • (1944, 118 min., b&w) ; [Side B]. A
  • night at the opera
  • (1935, 91 min., b&w)
  • [Disc 2, side A]. The
  • long, long trailer
  • (1953, 96 min., col.) ; [Side B].
Control code
ocn466128395
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (399 min.)
Isbn
9781419879906
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929061105
Other physical details
sd., b&w & col.
Publisher number
  • 1000091374
  • 3000020968
  • 2000017335
  • 2000017336
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)466128395
System details
DVD (double-sided); full screen; region 1; Dolby Digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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