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Uniform Title Awful truth (Motion picture : 1937)
Title The awful truth [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures Corporation presents ; a Leo McCarey production ; screen play by Viña Delmar ; directed by Leo McCarey.

Publication Info. Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    AWF    Available
Description 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Physical Medium DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description laser optical NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
System Details DVD, region 1 ; full screen version, original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.33:1 ; closed-captioned ; Dolby digital.
Language English with optional subtitles in English, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish ; Closed-captioned.
Cast Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Ralph Bellamy, Alexander D'Arcy, Cecil Cunningham, Molly Lamont, Esther Dale, Joyce Compton, Robert Allen, Robert Warwick, Mary Forbes.
Note Based on the play by Arthur Richman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
Summary A separated couple sabotages each other's love affairs while waiting for their divorce decree to become final.
Credits Photography, Joseph Walker ; film editor, Al Clark ; art directors, Stephen Goossón, Lionel Banks ; interior decorations, Babs Johnstone ; musical director, Morris Stoloff ; music, Ben Oakland ; lyrics, Milton Drake ; gowns by Kalloch.
Note Special features: Trailers.
Awards Academy Award, 1937: Best director (Leo McCarey). National Film Registry selection, 1996
Contents Academy Award winner -- Best Director (Leo McCarey)
Subject Richman, Arthur, 1886-1944 -- Film adaptations.
Separated people -- Drama.
Divorce -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Screwball comedy films.
Comedy films.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author McCarey, Leo, film producer, film director.
Delmar, Viña, 1903-1990, screenwriter.
Dunne, Irene, 1898-1990, actor.
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986, actor.
Bellamy, Ralph, 1904-1991, actor.
D'Arcy, Alex, 1908-1996, actor.
Cunningham, Cecil, 1888-1959, actor.
Lamont, Molly, 1910-2001, actor.
Dale, Esther, 1885-1961, actor.
Compton, Joyce, 1907-1997, actor.
Allen, Robert, 1906-1998, actor.
Warwick, Robert, 1878-1965, actor.
Forbes, Mary, 1883-1974, actor.
Walker, Joseph B., director of photography.
Clark, Al (Albert C.), editor of moving image work.
Goossón, Stephen, 1889-1973, art director.
Banks, Lionel, 1901-1950, art director.
Johnstone, Babs, set designer.
Stoloff, Morris, 1898-1980, musical director.
Oakland, Ben, 1907-1979, composer (expression)
Drake, Milton, 1912-2006, lyricist.
Kalloch, 1893- costume designer.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Richman, Arthur, 1886-1944. Awful truth.
Columbia Pictures Corporation, production company.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm), film distributor.
ISBN 0767881494
Standard No. 043396077638
Music No. 07763 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment

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