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The Resource Suddenly, last summer, Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)

Suddenly, last summer, Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)

Label
Suddenly, last summer
Title
Suddenly, last summer
Statement of responsibility
Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Beautiful Catherine Holly is committed to a mental institution after witnessing the horrible death of her cousin at the hands of cannibals. Her rich aunt tries to influence a young neurosurgeon to surgically end Catherine's haunting hallucinations. By utilizing injections of truth serum, the neurosurgeon discovers that Catherine's delusions are in fact true and must confront the rich aunt about her own involvement in her son's violent death
Cataloging source
STE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Production designer, Oliver Messel ; music composed by Buxton Orr & Malcolm Arnold, conducted by Buxton Orr ; director of photography, Jack Hildyard ; editor, Thomas G. Stanford
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
English (mono), Spanish, or Portuguese language soundtrack, with optional subtitles in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean & Thai ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.S828 2006
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Montgomery Clift, Katharine Hepburn, Albert Dekker, Merceded McCambridge, Gary Raymond, Mavis Villiers, Joan Young, Patricia Marmont, Maria Britneva, David Cameron
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1925-
  • 1932-2011
  • 1907-2003
  • 1911-1983
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mankiewicz, Joseph L
  • Spiegel, Sam
  • Vidal, Gore
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Clift, Montgomery
  • Hepburn, Katharine
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Horizon Pictures (G.B.)
  • Academy Pictures
  • Camp Films (Firm)
  • Columbia Pictures Corporation
  • Columbia TriStar Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Mothers and sons
  • Murder victims' families
  • Cannibalism
  • Narcoanalysis
  • New Orleans (La.)
  • Women
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Mother-son relationship
Technique
live action
Label
Suddenly, last summer, Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.40:1)
  • Remastered in High Definition
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959. Renewed 1988 by Horizon Pictures
  • Adapted from the play "Suddenly last summer" by Tennessee Williams
  • Special features include: Production notes ; video photo montage ; vintage advertising ; talent files not rated or closed captioned
Control code
ocn155850460
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780767847490
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
04752
System control number
(OCoLC)155850460
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; Region 1
Label
Suddenly, last summer, Sam Spiegel presents ; screenplay by Gore Vidal and Tennessee Williams ; produced by Sam Speigel ; directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 2.40:1)
  • Remastered in High Definition
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1959. Renewed 1988 by Horizon Pictures
  • Adapted from the play "Suddenly last summer" by Tennessee Williams
  • Special features include: Production notes ; video photo montage ; vintage advertising ; talent files not rated or closed captioned
Control code
ocn155850460
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780767847490
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
04752
System control number
(OCoLC)155850460
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital ; Region 1

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