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Uniform Title Furies (Motion picture : 1950)
Title The furies [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures presents Hal Wallis' production ; produced by Hal B. Wallis ; screenplay by Charles Schnee ; directed by Anthony Mann.

Imprint [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, [2008]
1 hold on first copy returned of 1 copy


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library DVD    FUR    Available
Edition Special ed.
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 p. : ill. ; 18 cm.)
Series The Criterion collection ; 435
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 435.
Note Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Based on the novel by Niven Busch.
Special features: New, restored high-definition digital transfer; Audio commentary featuring film historian Jim Kitses (Horizons West); The movies: "Action speaks louder than words," a 1967 television interview with director Anthony Mann; A rare, 1931 on-camera interview with Walter Huston, made for the movie theater series "Intimate interviews"; New video interview with Nina Mann, daughter of Anthony Mann; Stills gallery of behind-the-scenes photos; Theatrical trailer; Plus, a booklet featuring a new essay by renowned critic Robin Wood and a 1957 "Cahiers due cinéma" interview with Mann.
Credits Director of photography, Victor Milner ; art directors, Hans Dreier, Henry Bumstead ; editor, Archie Marshek ; music score, Franz Waxman ; costumes, Edith Head.
Cast Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Gilbert Roland, Thomas Gomez, Beulah Bondi, Albert Dekker, John Bromfield, Wallace Ford, Blanche Yurka, Louis Jean Heydt, Frank Ferguson, Charles Evans, Movita Casteneda, Craig Kelly, Myrna Dell.
Summary In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject Fathers and daughters -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Interpersonal conflict -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Ranches -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Inheritance and succession -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Land tenure -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Revenge -- New Mexico -- Drama.
New Mexico -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films
Western films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Criterion collection
Added Author Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986
Schnee, Charles, 1916-1962.
Mann, Anthony, 1906-1967.
Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990.
Corey, Wendell, 1914-1968.
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950
Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992
Roland, Gilbert, 1905-1994.
Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971.
Bondi, Beulah. 1892-1981
Dekker, Albert, 1905-1968.
Bromfield, John, 1922-2005.
Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966
Yurka, Blanche
Heydt, Louis Jean, 1905-1960.
Ferguson, Frank, 1908-1978
Evans, Charles
Movita, 1915-
Kelly, Craig G., 1907-1991
Dell, Myrna.
Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967
Busch, Niven, 1903-1991. Furies.
Paramount Pictures Corporation
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604650440
Standard No. 715515030229
Music No. CC1755D Criterion Collection

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