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The Resource I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (DVD videorecording)

I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (DVD videorecording)

Label
I want to live!
Title
I want to live!
Statement of responsibility
Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engfrespa
  • eng
Summary
A screen adaptation of the dramatic events in the life of a "B-Girl," Barbara Graham, a vagrant prostitute and fast-living party girl, which led to a sensational murder trial and afterwards, her execution in the gas chamber despite growing doubts about her guilt. The background music is made up in its entirety of progressive jazz
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actress of 1958: Susan Hayward.
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Lionel Lindon; music, John Mandel; editor, William Hornbeck
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English, with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles
PerformerNote
Susan Hayward (Barbara Graham), Simon Oakland (Ed Montgomery), Virginia Vincent (Peg), Theodore Bikel (Carl Palmberg), Wesley Lau (Henry Graham), Philip Coolidge, Lou Krugman, James Philbrook, Gage Clark, John Marley, Marion Marshall
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1914-2005
  • 1917-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wise, Robert
  • Hayward, Susan
  • Oakland, Simon
  • Vincent, Virginia
  • Bikel, Theodore
  • Lau, Wesley
  • United Artists Corporation
  • MGM Home Entertainment Inc
Runtime
121
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Graham, Barbara
  • Death row inmates
  • Film noir
  • Feature films
  • Biographical films
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVDs
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on a newspaper article by Edward Montgomery and the letters of Barbara Graham
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
  • DVD
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.)
Isbn
9780792852544
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1003430
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm49797679
System details
DVD; mono., Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on a newspaper article by Edward Montgomery and the letters of Barbara Graham
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
  • DVD
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.)
Isbn
9780792852544
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1003430
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm49797679
System details
DVD; mono., Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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