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Uniform Title Humoresque (Motion Picture)
Title Humoresque [videorecording] / director, Frank Borzage.

Publication Info. [Narberth, Pennsylvania] : Alpha Video, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    HUM    Available
Description 1 videodisc (71 min.) : sielnt with music, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical rda
video file DVD video region 0 rda
Motion picture
System Details DVD.
Cast Gaston Glass, Vera Gordon, Alma Rubens.
Note Based on Fannie Hurst's novel.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1920.
Summary Growing up in poverty, young Leon Kantor dreams of being a famous violinist. His only supporter is his mother, who prays every night for her sonâ‚‚s success. Years later, the adult Leon captivates audiences all over the world. When rumblings of war begin in Europe, Leon feels the need to enlist, and tragically, returns home from battle with a paralyzed arm, destroying his ability to play the violin, and a deep depression sets in.
Subject Violinists -- Drama.
Mothers and sons -- Drama.
Veterans -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Silent films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Added Author Borzage, Frank, film director.
Glass, Gaston, actor.
Gordon, Vera, actor.
Rubens, Alma, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Hurst, Fannie, 1889-1968. Humoresque.
Alpha Video Distributors, publisher.
Standard No. 089218759597
Music No. ALP7595D Alpha Home Entertainment

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