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The Resource Magnificent obsession, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk. Magnificent obsession / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; a John M. Stahl production ; screenplay, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, George O'Neil ; directed by John M. Stahl

Magnificent obsession, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk. Magnificent obsession / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; a John M. Stahl production ; screenplay, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, George O'Neil ; directed by John M. Stahl

Label
Magnificent obsession
Title
Magnificent obsession
Statement of responsibility
Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk. Magnificent obsession / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; a John M. Stahl production ; screenplay, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, George O'Neil ; directed by John M. Stahl
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Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
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Screenwriter
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Bob is a playboy who recklessly crashes his boat, necessitating the use of a resuscitator. While the equipment is used on Bob, a beloved physician dies of a heart atttack because the resuscitator was unavailable. To atone for this, Bob decides to become a doctor himself. He becomes involved with the doctor's widow, but an accident that causes her to go blind will shadow the rest of their lives
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TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Magnificent obsession (Motion picture : 1954)
  • Magnificent obsession (Motion picture : 1935)
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Credits note
  • Magnificent obsession (1954): director of photography, Russell Metty ; editor, Milton Carruth ; original music, Frank Skinner
  • Magnificent obsession (1935): director of photography, John J . Mescall ; editor, Milton Carruth ; musical director, Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M34 2019
PerformerNote
  • Magnificent obsession (1954): Rock Hudson, Jane Wyman, Agnes Moorehead, Barbara Rush, Otto Kruger, Gregg Palmer, Paul Cavanagh
  • Magnificent obsession (1935): Irene Dunne, Robert Taylor, Charles Butterworth, Betty Furness, Sara Haden, Ralph Morgan, Henry Armetta
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  • 1897-1987
  • 1925-1985
  • 1917-2007
  • 1906-1974
  • 1885-1974
  • 1927-2015
  • 1928-
  • 1895-1964
  • 1927-
  • 1897-1968
  • 1886-1950
  • 1867-1939
  • 1896-1980
  • 1893-1977
  • 1898-1940
  • 1898-1990
  • 1911-1969
  • 1896-1946
  • 1916-1994
  • 1877-1951
  • 1896-1980
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  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Blees, Robert
  • Root, Wells
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Wyman, Jane
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Kruger, Otto
  • Palmer, Gregg
  • Shane, Sara
  • Cavanagh, Paul
  • Rush, Barbara
  • Metty, Russell
  • Carruth, Milton
  • Skinner, Frank
  • Stahl, John M.
  • Laemmle, Carl
  • Mason, Sarah Y.
  • Heerman, Victor
  • O'Neil, George
  • Dunne, Irene
  • Taylor, Robert
  • Butterworth, Charles
  • Furness, Betty
  • Douglas, Lloyd C.
  • Mason, Sarah Y.
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
210
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
457
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  • Men
  • Widows
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Blind
  • Near-death experiences
  • Persistence
  • Men
  • Near-death experiences
  • Persistence
  • Widows
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Magnificent obsession, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk. Magnificent obsession / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; a John M. Stahl production ; screenplay, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, George O'Neil ; directed by John M. Stahl
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/383/000000000012383749.jpg
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Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from screen
  • Magnificent obsession (1954): based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas and based on the 1935 screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman
  • Magnificent obsession (1935): based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Magnificent obsession (1954): 16:9 widescreen (2.00:1 aspect ratio); Magnificent obsession (1935): full screen
  • Includes the film: Magnificent obsession / John M. Stahl's 1935 adaptation of the same novel, newly restored
  • Special features: High definition digital restoration; Audio commentary on 1954 version with film scholar Thomas Doherty; 2009 interview with screenwriter Robert Blees; From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers; tributes to Sirk: 2008 interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow; Trailer; Plus in booklet: an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[disc 1]. Magnificent obsession (1954 ; 108 min ; color) -- [disc 2]. Magnificent obsession (1935 ; 102 min. ; black and white)
Control code
on1111768070
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm).
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 + 102 min.)
Isbn
9781681436234
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233613
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
  • CC3056BD
  • CC3056BD-1--CC3056BD-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1111768070
System details
Blu-ray; region A; LPCM monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Magnificent obsession, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by Robert Blees ; adaptation by Wells Root ; produced by Ross Hunter ; directed by Douglas Sirk. Magnificent obsession / a Universal picture ; Carl Laemmle presents ; a John M. Stahl production ; screenplay, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman, George O'Neil ; directed by John M. Stahl
Link
http://midwesttapes.com/images/movies/000/000/000/012/383/000000000012383749.jpg
Publication
Note
  • Title and credits from screen
  • Magnificent obsession (1954): based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas and based on the 1935 screenplay by Sarah Y. Mason and Victor Heerman
  • Magnificent obsession (1935): based on the novel by Lloyd C. Douglas
  • Magnificent obsession (1954): 16:9 widescreen (2.00:1 aspect ratio); Magnificent obsession (1935): full screen
  • Includes the film: Magnificent obsession / John M. Stahl's 1935 adaptation of the same novel, newly restored
  • Special features: High definition digital restoration; Audio commentary on 1954 version with film scholar Thomas Doherty; 2009 interview with screenwriter Robert Blees; From UFA to Hollywood: Douglas Sirk remembers; tributes to Sirk: 2008 interviews with filmmakers Allison Anders and Kathryn Bigelow; Trailer; Plus in booklet: an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[disc 1]. Magnificent obsession (1954 ; 108 min ; color) -- [disc 2]. Magnificent obsession (1935 ; 102 min. ; black and white)
Control code
on1111768070
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. + 1 folded insert (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 17 cm).
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-Blu-ray special edition.
Extent
2 videodiscs (108 + 102 min.)
Isbn
9781681436234
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515233613
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
  • CC3056BD
  • CC3056BD-1--CC3056BD-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1111768070
System details
Blu-ray; region A; LPCM monaural; requires Blu-ray player
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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