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The Resource Prisoner of Zenda, 1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe, (DVD videorecording)

Prisoner of Zenda, 1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Prisoner of Zenda
Title
Prisoner of Zenda
Statement of responsibility
1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
1937 version: photographer, James Wong Howe; musical score, Alfred Newman
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • 1937 version: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey, Mary Astor, David Niven, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr
  • 1952 version: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern, Jane Greer, Lewis Stone, Robert Douglas, James Mason
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1965
  • 1889-1954
  • 1894-1980
  • 1888-1979
  • 1905-1996
  • 1911-1980
  • 1896-1991
  • 1891-1958
  • 1906-1987
  • 1863-1948
  • 1906-1987
  • 1910-1983
  • 1909-2000
  • 1913-1993
  • 1921-2007
  • 1895-1956
  • 1924-2001
  • 1879-1953
  • 1909-1999
  • 1909-1984
  • 1863-1933
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Selznick, David O.
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Root, Wells
  • Stewart, Donald Ogden
  • Cromwell, John
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Langley, Noel
  • Thorpe, Richard
  • Colman, Ronald
  • Carroll, Madeleine
  • Smith, C. Aubrey
  • Massey, Raymond
  • Astor, Mary
  • Niven, David
  • Fairbanks, Douglas
  • Granger, Stewart
  • Kerr, Deborah
  • Calhern, Louis
  • Greer, Jane
  • Stone, Lewis
  • Douglas, Robert
  • Mason, James
  • Rose, Edward
  • Hope, Anthony
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Selznick International Pictures
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
201
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lookalikes
  • Kings and rulers
  • Swordsmen
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Feature films
  • Action and adventure films
  • Man-woman relationships in motion pictures
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • National Film Registry
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Prisoner of Zenda, 1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel [and Edward Rose's dramatization] by Anthony Hope
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1937 and 1952
  • Special features: Side A: "Pete Smith specialty" short "Penny Wisdom;" cartoon "The Wayward Pups;" audio-only bonus radio adaptation with Ronald Colman ; Side B: "FitzPatrick Traveltalk" short "Land of the Taj Mahal;" Oscar-winning cartoon "Johann Mouse;" 1952 theatrical trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Side A: Prisoner of Zenda (1937 ; 101 min.) -- Side B: Prisoner of Zenda (1952 ; 100 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419843143
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569795082
Other physical details
sd., b&w (1937), col. (1952)
Publisher number
79508
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm84915097
  • (OCoLC)84915097
System details
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Prisoner of Zenda, 1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel [and Edward Rose's dramatization] by Anthony Hope
  • Originally released as motion pictures in 1937 and 1952
  • Special features: Side A: "Pete Smith specialty" short "Penny Wisdom;" cartoon "The Wayward Pups;" audio-only bonus radio adaptation with Ronald Colman ; Side B: "FitzPatrick Traveltalk" short "Land of the Taj Mahal;" Oscar-winning cartoon "Johann Mouse;" 1952 theatrical trailer
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Side A: Prisoner of Zenda (1937 ; 101 min.) -- Side B: Prisoner of Zenda (1952 ; 100 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Fullscreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (201 min.)
Isbn
9781419843143
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569795082
Other physical details
sd., b&w (1937), col. (1952)
Publisher number
79508
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm84915097
  • (OCoLC)84915097
System details
DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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