Signature collection: Luise Rainer

Format: DVD 2010
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
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Sewickley Public Library AV - DVDs DVD SIG
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  AV - DVDs
 
Call Number  DVD SIG
 
 
Summary
[Big city] To avoid a taxi war, city officials blame a gang bombing on driver Joe Benton's wife, Anna, which leads to her being deported. The mayor is speaker at a boxers' banquet where Joe pleads for them to go with him to the wharf and rescue Anna from the ship.
[The emperor's candlesticks] Male Polish secret agent and female Russian secret police spy smuggle messages to Petersburg in candlesticks and while chasing after stolen candlesticks discover each other's identity and fall in love.
[The toy wife] A beautiful sixteen-year-old girl who charms, attracts and seduces all the men she meets is sure to ruin her life and lots of others by stealing an engaged man from his future wife and then cheating on him with the man she really loves.
Contents
Big city / a Frank Borzage production ; directed by Frank Borzage ; screen play by Dore Schary and Hugo Butler ; produced by Norman Krasna (80 min.)
The emperor's candlesticks / directed by Geo. Fitzmaurice ; produced by John W. Considine, Jr. ; screen play by Monckton Hoffe and Harold Goldman ; (90 min.)
The toy wife / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Richard Thorpe ; produced by Merian C. Cooper ; screen play by Zoe Akins (96 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Krasna, Norman -- Film adaptations.
Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, -- Baroness, -- 1865-1947 -- Film adaptations.
Taxicab drivers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Russian Americans -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Pregnant women -- New York (State) -- New York -- Drama.
Spies -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Spies -- Poland -- Drama.
Spies -- Russia -- Drama.
Balls (Parties) -- Austria -- Vienna -- Drama.
Candlesticks -- Drama.
Runaway wives -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
French Americans -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Plantations -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Publisher Burbank, CA :Turner Entertainment Co. :2010
Warner Bros. Entertainment :
Distributed by Warner Home Video,
Other Titles Big city (Motion picture)
Emperor's candlesticks (Motion picture)
Toy wife (Motion picture)
Emperor's candlesticks.
Luise Rainer: signature collection
Luise Rainer
Contributors Rainer, Luise, 1910-2014.
Borzage, Frank.
Krasna, Norman.
Schary, Dore.
Butler, Hugo, 1914-1968.
Fitzmaurice, Geo. (George), 1885-1940.
Considine, John W., Jr., 1898-1961.
Hoffe, Monckton, 1880-1951.
Goldman, Harold, 1889-1956.
Thorpe, Richard, 1896-1991.
Cooper, Merian C.
Akins, Zoe╠ł, 1886-1958.
Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967.
Grapewin, Charles, 1869-1956.
Powell, William, 1892-1984.
Young, Robert, 1907-1998.
Douglas, Melvyn.
Orczy, Emmuska Orczy, Baroness, 1865-1947. Emperor's candlesticks.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers [Big city] Luise Rainer, Spencer Tracy, Charlet Grapewin, Janet Beecher, Eddie Quillan, Victor Varconi.
[The emperor's candlesticks] William Powell, Luise Rainer, Robert Young, Maureen O'Sullivan, Frank Morgan, Henry Stephenson.
[The toy wife] Luise Rainer, Melvyn Douglas, Robert Young, Barbara O'Neil, H.B. Warner.
Other Contributors [Big city] Photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; editor, Fredrick Y. Smith ; music, William Axt.
[The emperor's candlesticks] Photography, Harold Rosson ; editor, Conrad A. Nervig ; music, Franz Waxman.
[The toy wife] Photography, Oliver T. Marsh ; editor, Elmo Veron ; music, Edward Ward.
Audience Not rated by MPAA.
Language English
Notes Title from container.
Big city based on an original story by Norman Krasna.
The emperor's candlesticks based on the book by Baroness Orczy
Originally released as motion pictures by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1937 (Big city, The emperor's candlesticks) and 1938 (The toy wife).
"This disc is expected to play back in DVD video 'play only' devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."--Container.
System Details DVD-R; Dolby digital mono; full screen (4 x 3).
Description 3 videodiscs (266 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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