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The Resource The iron horse, William Fox presents ; a John Ford production ; story by Charles Kenyon and John Russell ; scenario by Charles Kenyon, (videorecording)

The iron horse, William Fox presents ; a John Ford production ; story by Charles Kenyon and John Russell ; scenario by Charles Kenyon, (videorecording)

Label
The iron horse
Title
The iron horse
Statement of responsibility
William Fox presents ; a John Ford production ; story by Charles Kenyon and John Russell ; scenario by Charles Kenyon
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • ita
  • eng
  • ita
Summary
A young man pursues his murdered father's dream of the first transcontinental railroad, overcoming impossible odds, greedy officials, crooked Indians, and his father's killer to unite the Union Pacific and the Central Pacific railways
Member of
Cataloging source
OKT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, George Schneiderman ; titles, Charles Darnton ; original piano score, William Perry
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • U.S. version: silent film with English intertitles; optional Spanish or QuebeƧ French subtitles
  • International version: silent film with English intertitles; optional English, Spanish, Castilian Spanish, Quebec French, French, German or Italian subtitles
LC call number
PN1995.75
LC item number
.I766 2007
PerformerNote
George O'Brien, Madge Bellamy, Charles Edward Bull, Cyril Chadwick, Will Walling, Francis Powers, J. Farrell MacDonald, James Welch, George Wagner, Fred Kohler, James Marcus, Gladys Hulette
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1879-1952
  • 1894-1973
  • 1880-1961
  • 1885-1956
  • 1899-1985
  • 1899-1990
  • 1875-1952
  • 1888-1938
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Fox, William
  • Ford, John
  • Kenyon, Charles
  • Russell, John
  • O'Brien, George
  • Bellamy, Madge
  • Bull, Charles Edward
  • Chadwick, Cyril
  • Walling, Will
  • Powers, Francis
  • MacDonald, J. Farrell
  • Welch, James
  • Wagner, George
  • Kohler, Fred
  • Hulette, Gladys
  • Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
282
Series statement
The Ford at Fox collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroads
  • Central Pacific Railroad Company
  • Union Pacific Railroad Company
  • Railroad construction workers
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Ferrocarriles
  • Relaciones humanas
Technique
live action
Label
The iron horse, William Fox presents ; a John Ford production ; story by Charles Kenyon and John Russell ; scenario by Charles Kenyon, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100024789
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1924
  • Special features: (both discs) newly created score composed and conducted by Christopher Caliendo in 5.1 Dolby surround; (disc 2) audio commentary by author and film historian Robert Birchard; "Scoring the past: 'The iron horse' sessions with Christopher Calienda" featurette; restoration comparison; still galleries (vintage program gallery; advertising gallery; still gallery)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[disc 1] U.S. version (149 min.) -- [disc 2] International version (133 min.)
Control code
ocn190763600
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (282 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543482680
  • 024543483243
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1391555
  • (OCoLC)190763600
System details
  • U.S. version: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer, NTSC
  • International version: DVD, all regions, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The iron horse, William Fox presents ; a John Ford production ; story by Charles Kenyon and John Russell ; scenario by Charles Kenyon, (videorecording)
Link
http://www.mrqe.com/movies/m100024789
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1924
  • Special features: (both discs) newly created score composed and conducted by Christopher Caliendo in 5.1 Dolby surround; (disc 2) audio commentary by author and film historian Robert Birchard; "Scoring the past: 'The iron horse' sessions with Christopher Calienda" featurette; restoration comparison; still galleries (vintage program gallery; advertising gallery; still gallery)
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
[disc 1] U.S. version (149 min.) -- [disc 2] International version (133 min.)
Control code
ocn190763600
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (282 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 024543482680
  • 024543483243
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1391555
  • (OCoLC)190763600
System details
  • U.S. version: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer, NTSC
  • International version: DVD, all regions, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital stereo., dual layer
Terms governing use
These DVDs are copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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