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The Resource Written on the wind, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by George Zuckerman ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Written on the wind, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by George Zuckerman ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Douglas Sirk

Label
Written on the wind
Title
Written on the wind
Statement of responsibility
Universal-International presents ; screenplay by George Zuckerman ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Bathed in lurid Technicolor, melodrama maestro Douglas Sirk's Written on the Wind is the stylishly debauched tale of a Texas oil magnate brought down by the excesses of his spoiled offspring. Features an all-star quartet that includes Robert Stack as a pistol-packin' alcoholic playboy; Lauren Bacall as his long-suffering wife; Rock Hudson as his earthy best friend; and Dorothy Malone as his nymphomaniac sister."--Container
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1957: Best Supporting Actress (Dorothy Malone)
Cataloging source
NTG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Russell Matty ; editor, Russell F. Schoengarth ; music, Frank Skinner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
In English with optional English SDH subtitles
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W75 2001
PerformerNote
Rock Hudson, Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Dorothy Malone, Robert Keith, Grant WIlliams, Edward C. Platt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1897-1987
  • 1916-1996
  • 1925-1985
  • 1924-2014
  • 1919-2003
  • 1901-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Zugsmith, Albert
  • Zuckerman, George
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Bacall, Lauren
  • Stack, Robert
  • Malone, Dorothy
  • Wilder, Robert
  • Universal-International (Firm)
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
99
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wilder, Robert
  • Wilder, Robert
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Rich people
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Marriage
  • Texas
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Marriage
  • Rich people
  • Texas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Written on the wind, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by George Zuckerman ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Robert Wilder
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77:1)
  • Special features include: The melodrama archive, annotated filmography of Douglas Sirk; theatrical trailers for Written on the wind and All that heaven allows; in insert, liner notes by Laura Mulvey
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: New widescreen digital transfer ; The melodrama archive, annotated filmography of Douglas Sirk ; theatrical trailers for Written on the wind and All that heaven allows ; liner notes by Laura Mulvey
Control code
ocm47211993
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781559409131
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515011525
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1566D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47211993
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Written on the wind, Universal-International presents ; screenplay by George Zuckerman ; produced by Albert Zugsmith ; directed by Douglas Sirk
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Robert Wilder
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1956
  • Widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.77:1)
  • Special features include: The melodrama archive, annotated filmography of Douglas Sirk; theatrical trailers for Written on the wind and All that heaven allows; in insert, liner notes by Laura Mulvey
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features include: New widescreen digital transfer ; The melodrama archive, annotated filmography of Douglas Sirk ; theatrical trailers for Written on the wind and All that heaven allows ; liner notes by Laura Mulvey
Control code
ocm47211993
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
Isbn
9781559409131
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515011525
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CC1566D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)47211993
System details
DVD, NTSC; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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