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Uniform Title Gaslight (Motion picture : 1944)
Title Gaslight [videorecording] / screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video [distributor], [2004]

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Description 1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Note American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940.
Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton.
Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer.
Contents Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.] -- Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features.
Credits Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe. British version: cinematographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, Sidney Cole ; music, Richard Addinsell.
Cast Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes. British version: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard.
Summary A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Language Closed-captioned.
English or dubbed French dialogue, optional French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Husband and wife -- Drama
Wife abuse -- Drama
Genre/Form Detective and mystery films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Van Druten, John, 1901-1957
Reisch, Walter
Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954
Cukor, George, 1899-1983
Hornblow, Arthur, Jr., 1893-1976
Rawlinson, A. R.
Boland, Bridget
Corfield, John, 1893-1953
Dickinson, Thorold
Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994
Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948
Lansbury, Angela, 1925-
Everest, Barbara, 1890-1968
Rameau, Emil, 1878-1957.
Breon, Edmund, 1882-1951
Hobbes, Halliwell, 1877-1962
Walbrook, Anton, 1900-1967.
Wynyard, Diana, 1906-1964.
Ruttenberg, Joseph, 1889-1983
Hamilton, Patrick, 1904 Mar. 17-1962. Angel Street
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
British National Films, Ltd.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Also known as: Murder in Thornton Square
Added Title Gaslight (Motion picture : 1940)
ISBN 0790745690
9780790745695
Standard No. 012569514829
Music No. 65148 Warner Home Video

 
    
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