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Greatest classic films collection. Holiday. Cover Image DVD DVD

Greatest classic films collection. Holiday.

Godfrey, Peter, 1899-1970 (Added Author). Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990 (Added Author). Morgan, Dennis, 1908-1994 (Added Author). Greenstreet, Sydney. (Added Author). Hamilton, Aileen. (Added Author). Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947 (Added Author). Raphaelson, Samson, 1896-1983 (Added Author). Sullavan, Margaret, 1909-1960 (Added Author). Stewart, James, 1908-1997 (Added Author). Morgan, Frank, 1890-1949 (Added Author). Schildkraut, Joseph, 1895-1964 (Added Author). Del Ruth, Roy, 1893-1961 (Added Author). Freeman, Everett. (Added Author). Defore, Don, 1913-1993 (Added Author). Harding, Ann, 1902-1981 (Added Author). Ruggles, Charlie, 1886-1970 (Added Author). Moore, Victor, 1876-1962 (Added Author). Storm, Gale, 1922-2009 (Added Author). Marin, Edwin L., 1901-1951 (Added Author). Butler, Hugo, 1914-1968 (Added Author). Owen, Reginald, 1887-1972 (Added Author). Lockhart, Kathleen. (Added Author). Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957 (Added Author). Mankiewicz, Joseph L. (Added Author). Kilburn, Terence. (Added Author). Carver, Lynne, 1909-1955 (Added Author). Comandini, Adele. (Added Author). Houser, Lionel, 1908-1949 (Added Author). Gardiner, Reginald, 1903-1980 (Added Author). Sakall, S. Z., 1884-1955 (Added Author). Shayne, Robert. (Added Author). Stephani, Frederick. (Added Author). Lewis, Herbert Clyde. (Added Author). Knight, Vick. (Added Author). Mitchell, Grant. (Added Author). Brophy, Edward, 1895-1960 (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 141987991X
  • ISBN: 9781419879913
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (384 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
A Christmas carol originally released as a motion picture in 1938 ; Christmas in Connecticut originally released as a motion picture in 1945 ; It happened on 5th avenue originally released as a motion picture in 1947 ; The shop around the corner originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
"Standard version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions."--Container.
A Christmas Carol bonus features: 2 featurettes (Jackie Cooper's Christmas party and Judy Garland sings Silent Night), Oscar-nominated cartoon Peace on Earth theatrical trailer.
The shop around the corner bonus features: vintage, A new romance of celluloid; short, The miracle of sound, theatrical trailers: In the good old summertime, You've got mail.
Christmas in Connecticut bonus features: vintage Oscar winning short, Star in the night and theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note:
A Christmas carol (1938) / screenplay by Hugo Butler ; directed by Edwin L. Marin -- Christmas in Connecticut (1945) / screenplay by Lionel Houser, Adele Comandini ; directed by Peter Godfrey -- It happened on 5th Avenue (1947) / screenplay by Everett Freeman ; directed by Roy Del Ruth -- The shop around the corner (1940) / screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
A Christmas carol (69 min.): screenplay by Hugo Butler ; directed by Edwin L. Marin ; produced by Joseph L. Mankiewicz.
Christmas in Connecticut (101 min.): screenplay by Lionel Houser & Adele Comandini ; from an original story by Aileen Hamilton ; directed by Peter Godfrey.
It happened on 5th Avenue (115 min.): screenplay by Everett Freeman ; additional dialogue by Vick Knight ; original story by Herbert Clyde Lewis and Frederick Stephani ; produced and directed by Roy Del Ruth.
Shop around the corner (99 min.): screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch.
Participant or Performer Note:
A Christmas carol cast: Gerald Owen, Gene Lockhart, Kathleen Lockhart, Terry Kilburn, Barry Mackay, Lynne Carver.
Christmas in Connecticut cast: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner, S.Z. Sakall, Robert Shayne.
It happened on 5th Avenue cast: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charlie Ruggles, Victor Moore, Gale Storm, Grant Mitchell, Edward Brophy, Edward Ryan, Jr.
The Shop around the corner cast: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schildkraut.
Summary, etc.:
A Christmas carol: Miser Ebenezer Scrooge has a change of heart after spirits whisk him into the past, present and future.
Christmas in Connecticut: A magazine columnist totally devoid of the homemaking skills espoused in her column needs get some fast, as her boss has invited himself and a recently returned war hero for her home for Christmas.
It happened on 5th Avenue: GI families hit by the post-World War II housing crunch take over an abandoned New York City mansion.
The shop around the corner: Two bickering employees at a gift shop don't realize that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note:
Subject headings for the deaf and hard of hearing and closed-captioned (both symbols listed on container).
A Christmas carol: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Christmas in Connecticut: English dialogue, English, French and Spanish subtitles.
It happened on 5th avenue: English and French subtitles.
The shop around the corner: English and French, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Scrooge, Ebenezer > Drama.
Journalists > Drama.
Christmas plays.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Squatters > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Cities and towns > England > Drama.
England > Social life and customs > 19th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Christmas films.
Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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