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Uniform Title Prisoner of Zenda (Motion picture : 1937)
Title Prisoner of Zenda [videorecording] / 1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]


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Description 1 videodisc (201 min.) : sd., b&w (1937), col. (1952) ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Literary classics
Literary classics.
Note Title from container.
Based on the novel [and Edward Rose's dramatization] by Anthony Hope.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1937 and 1952.
Special features: Side A: "Pete Smith specialty" short "Penny Wisdom;" cartoon "The Wayward Pups;" audio-only bonus radio adaptation with Ronald Colman ; Side B: "FitzPatrick Traveltalk" short "Land of the Taj Mahal;" Oscar-winning cartoon "Johann Mouse;" 1952 theatrical trailer.
Contents Side A: Prisoner of Zenda (1937 ; 101 min.) -- Side B: Prisoner of Zenda (1952 ; 100 min.).
Credits 1937 version: photographer, James Wong Howe ; musical score, Alfred Newman.
Performer 1937 version: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey, Mary Astor, David Niven, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
1952 version: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern, Jane Greer, Lewis Stone, Robert Douglas, James Mason.
Summary "He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike-- and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point... "--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
Subject Lookalikes -- Drama.
Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Swordsmen -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Action and adventure films
Romance films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Selznick, David O., 1902-1965.
Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954.
Root, Wells.
Stewart, Donald Ogden, 1894-1980.
Cromwell, John, 1888-1979.
Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996.
Langley, Noel, 1911-1980.
Thorpe, Richard, 1896-1991.
Colman, Ronald, 1891-1958.
Carroll, Madeleine, 1906-1987.
Smith, C. Aubrey, (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948.
Massey, Raymond.
Astor, Mary, 1906-1987.
Niven, David, 1910-1983.
Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr., 1909-2000.
Granger, Stewart, 1913-1993.
Kerr, Deborah, 1921-2007.
Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956.
Greer, Jane, 1924-2001.
Stone, Lewis, 1879-1953.
Douglas, Robert, 1909-1999.
Mason, James, 1909-1984.
Rose, Edward.
Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933. Prisoner of Zenda.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Selznick International Pictures.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Added Title Prisoner of Zenda (Motion picture : 1952)
ISBN 1419843141
Standard No. 012569795082
Music No. 79508 Warner Home Video

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