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Title Hold back the dawn [(Blu-ray) videorecording] / a Paramount picture ; written by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. ; directed by Mitchell Leisen.

Edition Special edition.
Publication Info. [United States] ; [Hertfordshire, England] : Arrow Academy, [2019]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Blu-ray Fiction  F HOLD B    IN TRANSIT +1 HOLD
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Description 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (19 pages ; 15 cm).
digital rdatr
optical rdarm
NTSC rdabs
video file rdaft
region A rdare
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details Blu-ray disc; region A; aspect ratio: 1.37:1; LPCM mono sound format ; requires Blu-ray player.
Language English dialogue; with optional English subtitles (SDH).
Cast Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen, Walter Abel, Curt Bois.
Credits Director of photography, Leo Tover; editor, Doane Harrison; music, Victor Young.
Note Originally produced in the United States as a motion picture in 1941, digitally remastered in 2019.
Full screen (1.37:1).
From a story by Ketti Frings.
Booklet (19 pages ; illustrations) featuring new writing on the film by writer and critic Farran Smith Nehme inserted in container.
Special features include: a new audio commentary by film scholar Adrian Martin ; Love Knows No Borders, a newly filmed video appreciation by film critic Geoff Andrew ; The John Player Lecture: Olivia de Havilland, a career-spanning onstage audio interview with Olivia de Havilland recorded at the National Film Theatre in 1971 ; rare hour-long radio adaptation of Hold Back the Dawn from 1941 starring Charles Boyer, Paulette Goddard and Susan Hayward ; a gallery of original stills and promotional images.
Summary Stopped in Mexico by U.S. Immigration, Georges Iscovescu hopes to get into the country by marrying a citizen.
Subject Fortune hunters -- California -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Immigrants -- Romania -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Motion picture producers and directors -- California -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
California (OCoLC)fst01204928 -- Videodiscs.
Romania (OCoLC)fst01205085 -- Videodiscs.
Genre Comedy films. (OCoLC)fst01710291
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Romance films. (OCoLC)fst01710332
Romance films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Blu-ray discs.
Added Author Leisen, Mitchell, 1898-1972, film director.
Brackett, Charles, 1892-1969, screenwriter.
Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002, screenwriter.
Hornblow, Arthur, Jr., 1893-1976, film producer.
Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978, actor.
De Havilland, Olivia, actor.
Francen, Victor, actor.
Abel, Walter, 1898-1987, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Frings, Ketti. Memo to a movie producer.
Young, Victor, 1900-1956, composer (expression)
Tover, Leo, 1902-1964, director of photography.
Harrison, Doane, 1894-1968, editor of moving image work.
Nehme, Farran Smith, writer of supplementary textual content.
Paramount Pictures, Inc., production company.
Universal Pictures Corporation, film distributor.
Arrow Academy (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Container of (work): Hold back the dawn (Motion picture)
Container of (work): Hold back the dawn (Radio program)
John Player lecture series. Selections.
Love knows no borders.
Standard No. 760137254386
Music No. AA049 Arrow Academy
FCD1900 Arrow Academy
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