A tree grows in Brooklyn

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2010
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Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Feature Film DVD
A young girl growing up in Brooklyn's predominantly Irish Williamsburgh tenements in the early twentieth century strives for a better life despite her family's poverty and her father's alcoholism.
Additional Information
Subjects Poor girls -- Drama.
Poor families -- Drama.
Alcoholics -- Family relationships -- Drama.
Coming of age -- Drama.
Irish Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.) -- Drama.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Beverly Hills, Calif. :Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment,2010
Edition Full screen.
Other Titles Elia Kazan collection.
Tree grows in Brooklyn.
Contributors Lighton, Louis D. (Louis Duryea), 1895-1963.
Kazan, Elia.
Slesinger, Tess, 1905-1945.
Davis, Frank, 1897-1984.
McGuire, Dorothy, 1918-2001.
Blondell, Joan.
Dunn, James, 1901-1967.
Nolan, Lloyd.
Gleason, James, 1886-1959.
Donaldson, Ted, 1933-
Garner, Peggy Ann.
Shamroy, Leon, 1901-1974.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970.
Smith, Betty, 1896-1972. Tree grows in Brooklyn.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Participants/Performers Dorothy McGuire, Joan Blondell, James Dunn, Lloyd Nolan, James Gleason, Ted Donaldson, Peggy Ann Garner.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Leon Shamroy ; editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Alfred Newman.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; mild depiction of mature plot material.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH) and optional French and Spanish subtitles.
Notes Originally released as a motion picture in 1945.
Adapted from the novel by Betty Smith.
Issued as part of the box set: The Elia Kazan collection.
Special features: Commentary by film historian Richard Schickel, with Elia Kazan, Ted Donaldson, and Norman Lloyd; The making of A tree grows in Brooklyn; an appreciation of Dorothy McGuire; Movietone news : Betty Smith acknowledges artist renderings of the characters from her novel; Movietone news : Motion picture Academy Awards, "Oscars" for film achievements.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Awards Academy Award, Best Supporting Actor, 1945
Description 1 videodisc (129 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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