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The Resource Wake Island : To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down, Universal Studios, (videorecording ;)

Wake Island : To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down, Universal Studios, (videorecording ;)

Label
Wake Island : To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down
Title
Wake Island
Title remainder
To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down
Statement of responsibility
Universal Studios
Title variation
  • To hell and back
  • Battle Hymn
  • Gray lady down
  • 4 movie marathon: classic war collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Wake Island: A handful of U. S. Marines holdout against an overwhelming Japanese air, land and sea assault
  • To hell and back: The true story of Audie Murphy, the most decorated soldier in U. S. history
  • Battle Hymn: As a WWII fighter pilot Colonel Dean Hess accidentally bombed a German orphanage, killing thirty-seven children. After entering the ministry to atone for the tragedy, Hess eventually rejoins the Air Force to train pilots in South Korea, while devoting his spare time to building a shelter for orphans. But now, to protect these children in a territory fraught with danger, he must fight and face the past once again
  • Gray lady down: A hard-bitten captain making his last voyage in command of the U.S.S. Neptune, a nuclear submarine that is sunk in a collision with a Norwegian freighter. The only hope for the forty-one men trapped 1450 feet down is a pair of maverick inventors racing to clear the blocked escape hatch with an experimental submersible
Member of
Cataloging source
ZGV
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Wake island (Motion picture)
  • To hell and back (Motion picture)
  • Battle Hymn (Motion picture)
  • Gray lady down (Motion picture)
Credits note
  • Wake Island: director, John Farrow ; screenplay, W. R. Burnett, Frank Butler
  • To hell and back: director, Jesse Hibbs, screenplay, Gil Doud ; producer, Aaron Rosenberg
  • Battle Hymn: writers, Charles Grayson, Vincent B. Evans ; producer, Ross Hunter ; director, Douglas Sirk
  • Gray lady down: screenplay, James Whittaker, Howard Sackler ; adaption, Frank P. Rosenberg ; music, Jerry Fielding ; director, David Greene ; produced by Walter Mirisch
Intended audience
  • Wake Island: Not rated
  • To hell and back: Not rated
  • Battle Hymn: Not rated
  • Gray lady down: Rated PG
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.A72
LC item number
W37 2011
PerformerNote
  • Wake Island: Brian Donley, MacDonald Carey, Robert Preston, Albert Dekker, William Bendix, Walter Abel
  • To hell and back: Audie Murphy, Marshall Thompson, Charles Drake, Gregg Palmer, Jack Kelly, Paul Picerni, Susan Kohner
  • Battle Hymn: Martha Hyer, Dan Duryea, Don Defore, Anna Kashfi, Jock Mahoney, Carl Benton Reid
  • Gray lady down: Charlton Heston, Stacy Keach, David Carradine, Ned Beatty, Ronny Cox, Stephen McHattie, Rosemary Forsyth
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1904-1963
  • 1899-1982
  • 1890-1967
  • 1918-1987
  • 1905-1968
  • 1906-1964
  • 1898-1987
  • 1906-1985
  • 1914-1957
  • 1912-1979
  • 1924-1971
  • 1925-1992
  • 1917-1994
  • 1927-1992
  • 1927-2015
  • 1924-1971
  • 1897-1987
  • 1903-1973
  • 1925-1985
  • 1907-1968
  • 1913-1993
  • 1921-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Farrow, John
  • Burnett, W. R.
  • Butler, Frank
  • Donlevy, Brian
  • Carey, Macdonald
  • Preston, Robert
  • Dekker, Albert
  • Bendix, William
  • Abel, Walter
  • Hibbs, Jesse
  • Doud, Gil
  • Rosenberg, Aaron
  • Murphy, Audie
  • Thompson, Marshall
  • Drake, Charles
  • Kelly, Jack
  • Palmer, Gregg
  • Murphy, Audie
  • Hunter, Ross
  • Sirk, Douglas
  • Grayson, Charles
  • Evans, Vincent
  • Hudson, Rock
  • Hyer, Martha
  • Duryea, Dan
  • Defore, Don
  • Brando, Anna Kashfi
  • Greene, David
  • Mirisch, Walter
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Keach, Stacy
  • Carradine, David
  • Beatty, Ned
  • Cox, Ronny
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
Runtime
416
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wake Island, Battle of, Wake Island, 1941
  • Murphy, Audie
  • Murphy, Audie
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fighter pilots
  • Orphans
  • Life change events
  • Submarines (Ships)
  • Submarine disasters
Technique
live action
Label
Wake Island : To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down, Universal Studios, (videorecording ;)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • To hell and back based on Audie Murphy's autobiography To hell and back
  • Wake Island originally released as a motion picture in 1942
  • To hell and back originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Battle Hymn originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Gray lady down originally released as a motion picture in 1977
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Wake Island -- To hell and back -- Battle Hymn -- Gray lady down
Control code
ocn796552818
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (416 mins.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192099939
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
61118181
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1559281
  • (OCoLC)796552818
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital 2.0 mono., region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation (To hell and back, Battle Hymn, Gray lady down) and full screen (1.33:1) presentation (Wake Island)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wake Island : To hell and back ; Battle Hymn ; Gray lady down, Universal Studios, (videorecording ;)
Publication
Note
  • To hell and back based on Audie Murphy's autobiography To hell and back
  • Wake Island originally released as a motion picture in 1942
  • To hell and back originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Battle Hymn originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Gray lady down originally released as a motion picture in 1977
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Wake Island -- To hell and back -- Battle Hymn -- Gray lady down
Control code
ocn796552818
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (416 mins.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192099939
Other physical details
sd., col., b&w
Publisher number
61118181
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1559281
  • (OCoLC)796552818
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital 2.0 mono., region 1, NTSC, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation (To hell and back, Battle Hymn, Gray lady down) and full screen (1.33:1) presentation (Wake Island)
Video recording format
DVD

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