Greatest classic films collection. Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride / Comedy
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Published
Burbank, CA : Turner Entertainment Co. :, [2009].
Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
1419879901, 9781419879906
UPC
883929061105

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
"Standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions."--Container.
General Note
Arsenic and old lace: from the stage play by Joseph Kesselring.
General Note
The long, long trailer: based on the novel by Clinton Twiss.
General Note
Father of the bride: based on the novel by Edward Streeter.
General Note
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.
General Note
The long, long trailer: Includes vintage Pete Smith specialty short Ain't it aggravatin'?; classic cartoon Dixieland Droopy theatrical trailer.
General Note
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.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Participants/Performers
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.
Participants/Performers
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.
Description
[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.
Description
[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.
System Details
DVD (double-sided); full screen; region 1; Dolby Digital, mono.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Language
Arsenic and old lace: English and French subtitles. A night at the opera: English, French & Spanish subtitles (main feature).
Language
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).

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Capra, F., Grant, C., Lane, P., Massey, R., Carson, J., Lorre, P., Wood, S., Carlisle, K., Jones, A., Minnelli, V., Ball, L., Arnaz, D., Main, M., Wynn, K., Tracy, S., Bennett, J., Taylor, E., Taylor, D., Burke, B., Kesselring, J., Twiss, C., & Streeter, E. (2009). Greatest classic films collection: Arsenic and old lace ; A night at the opera ; The long, long trailer ; Father of the bride (Standard version.). Turner Entertainment Co. :.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Frank Capra et al.. 2009. Greatest Classic Films Collection: Arsenic and Old Lace ; A Night At the Opera ; The Long, Long Trailer ; Father of the Bride. Turner Entertainment Co..

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Frank Capra et al.. Greatest Classic Films Collection: Arsenic and Old Lace ; A Night At the Opera ; The Long, Long Trailer ; Father of the Bride Turner Entertainment Co., 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Capra, Frank, et al. Greatest Classic Films Collection: Arsenic and Old Lace ; A Night At the Opera ; The Long, Long Trailer ; Father of the Bride Standard version., Turner Entertainment Co. :, 2009.

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