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The Resource The devil and Daniel Webster, [produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording)

The devil and Daniel Webster, [produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording)

Label
The devil and Daniel Webster
Title
The devil and Daniel Webster
Statement of responsibility
[produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét]
Title variation
  • All that money can buy
  • William Dieterle's The devil & Daniel Webster
  • Devil & Daniel Webster
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Related
Member of
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1941: Best Music (Music Score of a Dramatic Picture) (Bernard Herrmann)
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Bernard Herrmann
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, James Craig, Anne Shirley, John Qualen, Jeff Corey, Gene Lockhart, Lindy Wade
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1893-1972
  • 1898-1943
  • 1884-1950
  • 1890-1956
  • 1880-1967
  • 1912-1985
  • 1918-1993
  • 1899-1987
  • 1914-2002
  • 1891-1957
  • 1934-
  • 1911-1975
  • 1898-1943
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dieterle, William
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • Huston, Walter
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Darwell, Jane
  • Simon, Simone
  • Craig, James
  • Shirley, Anne
  • Qualen, John
  • Corey, Jeff
  • Lockhart, Gene
  • Wade, Lindy
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Janus Films
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
214
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Webster, Daniel
  • Devil
  • Lawyers
  • Farmers
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The devil and Daniel Webster, [produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Statement of responsibility from folded sheet
  • "Janus Films."
  • Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét
  • Videodisc release of the 1941 motion picture by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc
  • Reissued in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil
  • New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
  • Special features: Audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder and Bernard Herrmann biographer Steven C. Smith -- Reading of Stephen Vincent Benét's original short story "The devil and Daniel Webster" by acclaimed actor/director Alec Baldwin -- Comparison between The devil and Daniel Webster and an earlier preview version of the film, Here is a man -- The Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of Benét's short stories "The devil and Daniel Webster" and "Daniel Webster and the sea serpent, " both featuring music by Bernard Herrmann -- The music of The devil and Daniel Webster, presented in an interactive essay Christopher Husted of Bernard Herrmann's Estate -- Gallery of behind-the-scenes photos and promotional materials -- New essay by author Tom Piazza and a reprinted article by Benét
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet ([12] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2192401
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
RSDL dual-layer edition
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780027008
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149324
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
DEV040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780027008
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The devil and Daniel Webster, [produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét], (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Statement of responsibility from folded sheet
  • "Janus Films."
  • Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét
  • Videodisc release of the 1941 motion picture by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc
  • Reissued in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil
  • New high-definition digital transfer, with restored image and sound
  • Aspect ratio 1.33:1
  • Special features: Audio commentary by film historian Bruce Eder and Bernard Herrmann biographer Steven C. Smith -- Reading of Stephen Vincent Benét's original short story "The devil and Daniel Webster" by acclaimed actor/director Alec Baldwin -- Comparison between The devil and Daniel Webster and an earlier preview version of the film, Here is a man -- The Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of Benét's short stories "The devil and Daniel Webster" and "Daniel Webster and the sea serpent, " both featuring music by Bernard Herrmann -- The music of The devil and Daniel Webster, presented in an interactive essay Christopher Husted of Bernard Herrmann's Estate -- Gallery of behind-the-scenes photos and promotional materials -- New essay by author Tom Piazza and a reprinted article by Benét
Accompanying material
1 folded sheet ([12] pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2192401
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
RSDL dual-layer edition
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780027008
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
037429149324
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
DEV040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780780027008
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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