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The Resource Million dollar mermaid, M-G-M [presents] a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Everett Freeman ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)

Million dollar mermaid, M-G-M [presents] a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Everett Freeman ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)

Label
Million dollar mermaid
Title
Million dollar mermaid
Statement of responsibility
M-G-M [presents] a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Everett Freeman ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of 'the incomparable Annette Kellerman, ' an Australian swimming champion and water ballet artist who ends up performing in New York's Hippodrome. When Annette is younger, she hampered by cumbersome leg braces. She starts swimming to strengthen her legs and before long, a star is born. She swims and dives her way through the show-biz ranks, struggling to support her musician father and fighting a woman's battle between love and career
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M55 2009
PerformerNote
Esther Williams, Victor Mature, Walter Pidgeon, David Brian, Donna Corcoran
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-2013
  • 1897-1984
  • 1914-1993
  • 1893-1976
  • 1900-1987
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Williams, Esther
  • Mature, Victor
  • Pidgeon, Walter
  • Brian, David
  • Corcoran, Donna
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Freeman, Everett
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
110
Series statement
TCM spotlight
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women swimmers
  • Kellerman, Annette
  • Man-woman relationships
Technique
live action
Label
Million dollar mermaid, M-G-M [presents] a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Everett Freeman ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: Vintage Pete Smith Specialty short Reducing ; Classic cartoon The Wise Little Quacker ; Audio-only bonus radio show with Esther Williams and Walter Pidgeon ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn457068732
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781419879340
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929062829
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000022872
  • 2000007662
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1515212
  • (OCoLC)457068732
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Million dollar mermaid, M-G-M [presents] a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; screenplay by Everett Freeman ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1952
  • Special features: Vintage Pete Smith Specialty short Reducing ; Classic cartoon The Wise Little Quacker ; Audio-only bonus radio show with Esther Williams and Walter Pidgeon ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn457068732
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781419879340
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929062829
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 3000022872
  • 2000007662
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1515212
  • (OCoLC)457068732
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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