A place in the sun

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Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Video, [2001].
Full screen ver.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


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Phillipsburg City LibraryDVD A PLACE IN THE SUNOn Shelf

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0792172841, 9780792172840


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.
Montgomery Clift, Elizabeth Taylor, Shelly Winters, Keefe Brasselle.
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.
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.

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