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The Resource Lilies of the field, United Artists presents ; Rainbow Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by James Poe ; produced and directed by Ralph Nelson ; associate producer, J. Paul Popkin, (videorecording)

Lilies of the field, United Artists presents ; Rainbow Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by James Poe ; produced and directed by Ralph Nelson ; associate producer, J. Paul Popkin, (videorecording)

Label
Lilies of the field
Title
Lilies of the field
Statement of responsibility
United Artists presents ; Rainbow Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by James Poe ; produced and directed by Ralph Nelson ; associate producer, J. Paul Popkin
Title variation
  • Ralph Nelson's Lilies of the field
  • Lillies of the field
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Free spirited ex-G.I. and unemployed construction worker Homer Smith stops at a remote farm in the Arizona desert to get water when his car overheats. The farm is being worked by a group of German refugee Catholic nuns, headed by the strict Mother Maria, who believes that Homer has been sent by God to build a much-needed church in the desert..
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, Best Actor, 1963.
Cataloging source
WSL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Jerry Goldsmith ; vocal arrangements, Jester Hairston ; director of photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, John W. McCafferty
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English language with some German and Spanish, and optional English subtitles
LC call number
  • PS3503.A62873
  • PN1997
LC item number
  • L555 2015
  • .L54 2015
PerformerNote
Sidney Poitier (Homer Smith), Lilia Skala (Mother Maria), Stanley Adams (Juan); Lisa Mann (Sister Gertrude), Isa Crino (Sister Agnes), Francesca Jarvis (Sister Albertine), Pamela Branch (Sister Elizabeth), Dan Frazer (Father Murphy)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1916-1987
  • 1923-1980
  • 1915-1977
  • 1900-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Nelson, Ralph
  • Poe, James
  • Poitier, Sidney
  • Skala, Lilia
  • Adams, Stanley
  • Barrett, William E.
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Rainbow Productions (Chicago, Ill.)
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (1992- )
  • Kino Lorber, Inc
Runtime
95
Series statement
KL Studio classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barrett, William E.
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Nuns
  • Germans
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Lilies of the field, United Artists presents ; Rainbow Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by James Poe ; produced and directed by Ralph Nelson ; associate producer, J. Paul Popkin, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First released at the Berlin International Film Festival in June 1963. First released in the U.S.A. on October 1, 1963
  • Based on the novel by William E. Barrett
  • "Distributed by Kino Lorber Corp. under license from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc."--Container
  • Bonus material: Lilies of the Field theatrical trailer ; They Call Me Mister Tibbs trailer ; The Organization trailer ; Duel at Diablo trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn930183321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329163723
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
K1637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o930183321
  • (OCoLC)930183321
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.66:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Lilies of the field, United Artists presents ; Rainbow Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by James Poe ; produced and directed by Ralph Nelson ; associate producer, J. Paul Popkin, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • First released at the Berlin International Film Festival in June 1963. First released in the U.S.A. on October 1, 1963
  • Based on the novel by William E. Barrett
  • "Distributed by Kino Lorber Corp. under license from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc."--Container
  • Bonus material: Lilies of the Field theatrical trailer ; They Call Me Mister Tibbs trailer ; The Organization trailer ; Duel at Diablo trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn930183321
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329163723
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
K1637
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o930183321
  • (OCoLC)930183321
System details
DVD, anamorphic widescreen format (aspect ratio 1.66:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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