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Title Mr. Skeffington [(DVD) videorecording] / Warner Bros. Pictures.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video ; [Place of publication not identified] : Turner Entertainment, [2005]
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 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F MISTER S    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (146 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Betty Davis collection ; Vol. one.
System Details DVD, full screen presentation.
Cast Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, Richard Waring, George Coulouris, Marjorie Riordan.
Credits Directed by Vincent Sherman ; screenplay by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; from a story by "Elizabeth" ; music by Franz Waxman.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Dealing openly with anti-Semitism and Nazi atrocities, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the prelimanary volley of World War II. Fanny (Bette Davis) thrives on the adulation of countless suiters before and after she marries Job Skeffington (Claude Rains). Ravaged by age and illness, Fanny clings to Job's promise that "a woman is beautiful only when she is loved."
Note Special features: Commentary by director Vincent Sherman; featurette: Mr. Skeffington: a picture of strength; theatrical trailer.
For specific features see interactive menu.
Subject Antisemitism -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Aging -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Self-evaluation -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Feature films.
Romance films.
Added Author Davis, Bette, 1908-1989.
Rains, Claude, 1889-1967.
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987.
Waring, Richard, 1914-1994.
Coulouris, George, 1903-1989.
Riordan, Marjorie.
Sherman, Vincent.
Epstein, Julius J., 1909-2000.
Epstein, Philip G.
Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Mister Skeffington
ISBN 1419804936
Standard No. 012569673052
Music No. 67305 Turner Entertainment Co.
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