Coverart for item
The Resource Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; writers, John Van Druten and Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; director, George Cukor. British (1940) version: British National Films, Ltd. ; producer, John Corfield ; writers, A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; director, Thorold Dickinson, (videorecording)

Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; writers, John Van Druten and Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; director, George Cukor. British (1940) version: British National Films, Ltd. ; producer, John Corfield ; writers, A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; director, Thorold Dickinson, (videorecording)

Label
Gaslight
Title
Gaslight
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; writers, John Van Druten and Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; director, George Cukor. British (1940) version: British National Films, Ltd. ; producer, John Corfield ; writers, A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; director, Thorold Dickinson
Title variation
Gas light
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe. British version: cinematographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, Sidney Cole ; music, Richard Addinsell
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes. British version: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1978
  • 1915-1982
  • 1905-1994
  • 1865-1948
  • 1925-
  • 1890-1968
  • 1882-1951
  • 1877-1962
  • 1900-1967
  • 1906-1964
  • 1893-1976
  • 1901-1957
  • 1893-1953
  • 1889-1954
  • 1899-1983
  • 1902-1983
  • 1904 Mar. 17-1962
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Boyer, Charles
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Whitty, May
  • Lansbury, Angela
  • Everest, Barbara
  • Breon, Edmund
  • Hobbes, Halliwell
  • Walbrook, Anton
  • Wynyard, Diana
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Van Druten, John
  • Reisch, Walter
  • Corfield, John
  • Rawlinson, A. R
  • Boland, Bridget
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Cukor, George
  • Kaper, Bronislaw
  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
114
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gas light fixtures
  • Husband and wife
  • Wife abuse
  • Husband abuse
  • Spousal abuse
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; writers, John Van Druten and Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; director, George Cukor. British (1940) version: British National Films, Ltd. ; producer, John Corfield ; writers, A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; director, Thorold Dickinson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940
  • Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton
  • Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer. Includes original 1940 British version (84 min.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm53816188
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780790745695
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569514829
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 705443
  • 699627
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; standard presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; producer, Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; writers, John Van Druten and Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; director, George Cukor. British (1940) version: British National Films, Ltd. ; producer, John Corfield ; writers, A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; director, Thorold Dickinson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940
  • Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton
  • Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer. Includes original 1940 British version (84 min.)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm53816188
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (114 min.)
Isbn
9780790745695
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569514829
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 705443
  • 699627
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; standard presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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