A place in the sun
(DVD)

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Published
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, [2001].
Edition
Full screen ver.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
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Format
DVD
Language
English
ISBN
0792172841, 9780792172840
UPC
097360581546

Notes

General Note
Based on the novel An American tragedy by Theodore Dreiser and the Patrick Kearney play adapted from the novel.
General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, William C. Mellor ; editor, William Hornbeck ; music, Franz Waxman.
Participants/Performers
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelly Winters, Keefe Brasselle.
Description
George Stevens' stunning adaptation of Theodore Dreiser's An American tragedy garnered six Academy Awards and guaranteed immortality for screen lovers Montgomery Clift and Elizabeth Taylor. Clift is a poor young man determined to win a place in respectable society and the heart of beautiful socialite Elizabeth Taylor. Shelley Winters plays the factory girl whose dark secret threatens Clift's professional and romantic prospects. Consumed with fear and desire, Clift is ultimately driven to a desperate act of passion that unravels his world forever.
System Details
DVD, Dolby surround.
Language
Closed-captioned.
Awards
Academy Awards, Oscar, 1952: Best Cinematography, Black-and-White, Best Costume Design, Black-and-White, Best Director, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture, Best Writing, Screenplay

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APA Citation (style guide)

Stevens, G., Wilson, M., Brown, H., Clift, M., Taylor, E., Winters, S., Brasselle, K., Mellor, W. C., Waxman, F., & Dreiser, T. (2001). A place in the sun (Full screen ver.). Paramount Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

George Stevens et al.. 2001. A Place in the Sun. Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Video.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

George Stevens et al.. A Place in the Sun Hollywood, Calif.: Paramount Home Video, 2001.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Stevens, George, et al. A Place in the Sun Full screen ver., Paramount Home Video, 2001.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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