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Greatest classic legends film collection, Spencer Tracy, (videorecording)

Label
Greatest classic legends film collection, Spencer Tracy
Title
Greatest classic legends film collection
Title part
Spencer Tracy
Title variation
  • Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection
  • TCM greatest classic legends film collection
  • Spencer Tracy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Captains courageous: After being washed overboard from an ocean liner, young Harvey Cheyne, spoiled son of a millionaire, is rescued by New England fishermen who put him to work on their boat. There he is transformed from a spoiled whiner into an honorable young man by humble fisherman Manuel
  • Boys Town: The story of Father Flanagan, the founder of Boys Town, and his battle to save boys who had been thrown away by society. When a rebellious boy comes to stay, Father Flanagan must save not only him, but Boys Town itself
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: One man is a paragon of virtue, the other a murderous creature of the London night. They are the same person. This version of Robert Louis Stevenson's tale includes a dreamscape in which horses whipped by Hyde transform into the women in his life
  • Bad day at Black Rock: Powerful social drama set in 1945 in which a stranger stumbles upon a sinister cover-up at a hamlet in the American West when he turns up in search of a Japanese-American farmer whose son has been awarded a posthumous war medal. His enquiries at the local hotel are met with hostility by the townspeople, and as he delves deeper into the mystery, they become positively threatening
Awards note
  • Captains courageous: Winner Academy Award Best Actor (Tracy).
  • Boys Town: Winner Academy Award Best Actor (Tracy).
  • Bad day at Black Rock : Winner, best actor Spencer Tracy, 1955 Cannes Film Festival.
Cataloging source
TXB
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • Closed captioned
  • Captains courageous, Boys Town, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: English dialogue ; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish
  • Bad day at Black Rock: English or French dialogue ; subtitles in English, French, and Spanish
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T7995 2012
PerformerNote
  • Captains courageous: Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracy, Lionel Barrymore, Melvyn Douglas, Charley Grapewin, Mickey Rooney
  • Boys Town: Spencer Tracy, Mickey Rooney, Henry Hull, Leslie Fenton, Gene Reynolds
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith
  • Bad day at Black Rock: Spencer Tracy, Robert Ryan, Anne Francis, Dean Jagger, Walter Brennan, John Ericson, Ernest Borgnine, Lee Marvin, Russell Collins, Walter Sande
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1967
  • 1924-1992
  • 1878-1954
  • 1915-1982
  • 1921-1995
  • 1880-1974
  • 1909-1973
  • 1930-2011
  • 1903-1991
  • 1894-1974
  • 1927-
  • 1917-2012
  • 1889-1949
  • 1899-1981
  • 1910-1992
  • 1865-1936
  • 1850-1894
  • 1912-1979
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tracy, Spencer
  • Bartholomew, Freddie
  • Barrymore, Lionel
  • Douglas, Melvyn
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Turner, Lana
  • Crisp, Donald
  • Ryan, Robert
  • Francis, Anne
  • Jagger, Dean
  • Brennan, Walter
  • Ericson, John
  • Borgnine, Ernest
  • Marvin, Lee
  • Fleming, Victor
  • Taurog, Norman
  • Sturges, John
  • Kipling, Rudyard
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Breslin, Howard
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
398
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children of the rich
  • Fishers
  • Father Flanagan's Boys' Home
  • Orphanages
  • Medical drama
  • Man-woman relationships
  • London (England)
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest classic legends film collection, Spencer Tracy, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Captains courageous based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling
  • Boys Town from an original story by Dore Schary and Eleanore Griffin
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Bad day at Black Rock based on the story: Bad day at Hondo / by Howard Breslin
  • Captains courageous special features: vintage short, "The little maestro" ; classic cartoon "Little Buck Cheeser" ; "Leo is on the air" radio promo ; 2 theatrical trailers
  • Boys Town special features: Vintage featurette "The city of little men"; Girls and Boys Town promotional featurette ; Boys town theatrical trailers
  • Bad day at Black Rock special features: optional commentary by film historian Dana Polan ; original theatrical trailer (4 min.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • [disc 3]
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • directed by Victor Fleming ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin
  • (1941 : 113 min.)
  • [disc 4]
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • directed by John Sturges ; produced by Dore Schary ; screenplay by Millard Kaufman
  • (1954 : 81 min.)
  • [disc 1]
  • Captains courageous
  • directed by Victor Fleming ; produced by Louis D. Lighton ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin, Marc Connolly, and Dale Van Every
  • (1937 : 111 min.)
  • [disc 2]
  • Boys Town
  • directed by Norman Taurog ; produced by John W. Considine, Jr. ; screenplay by John Meehan and Dore Schary
  • (1938 : 93 min.)
Control code
ocn819651771
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (398 min.)
Isbn
9780780692374
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929233441
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000041796 (set)
  • 67674 (disc 1)
  • 2000052616 (disc 2)
  • 2000074339 (disc 3)
  • 66902 (disc 4)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1482581
  • (OCoLC)819651771
System details
  • DVD ; region 1
  • Captains courageous, Boys Town, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: standard presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
  • Bad day at Black Rock: widescreen presentation ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Greatest classic legends film collection, Spencer Tracy, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Captains courageous based on the novel by Rudyard Kipling
  • Boys Town from an original story by Dore Schary and Eleanore Griffin
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Bad day at Black Rock based on the story: Bad day at Hondo / by Howard Breslin
  • Captains courageous special features: vintage short, "The little maestro" ; classic cartoon "Little Buck Cheeser" ; "Leo is on the air" radio promo ; 2 theatrical trailers
  • Boys Town special features: Vintage featurette "The city of little men"; Girls and Boys Town promotional featurette ; Boys town theatrical trailers
  • Bad day at Black Rock special features: optional commentary by film historian Dana Polan ; original theatrical trailer (4 min.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • [disc 3]
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • directed by Victor Fleming ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin
  • (1941 : 113 min.)
  • [disc 4]
  • Bad Day at Black Rock
  • directed by John Sturges ; produced by Dore Schary ; screenplay by Millard Kaufman
  • (1954 : 81 min.)
  • [disc 1]
  • Captains courageous
  • directed by Victor Fleming ; produced by Louis D. Lighton ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin, Marc Connolly, and Dale Van Every
  • (1937 : 111 min.)
  • [disc 2]
  • Boys Town
  • directed by Norman Taurog ; produced by John W. Considine, Jr. ; screenplay by John Meehan and Dore Schary
  • (1938 : 93 min.)
Control code
ocn819651771
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (398 min.)
Isbn
9780780692374
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929233441
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000041796 (set)
  • 67674 (disc 1)
  • 2000052616 (disc 2)
  • 2000074339 (disc 3)
  • 66902 (disc 4)
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1482581
  • (OCoLC)819651771
System details
  • DVD ; region 1
  • Captains courageous, Boys Town, Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: standard presentation ; Dolby Digital mono
  • Bad day at Black Rock: widescreen presentation ; Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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