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The Resource The Kim Novak collection, Columbia Pictures

The Kim Novak collection, Columbia Pictures

Label
The Kim Novak collection
Title
The Kim Novak collection
Statement of responsibility
Columbia Pictures
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Picnic: A slice-of-life drama set in small town Kansas; a drifter drops in on his old college buddy, and falls for the buddy's girl
  • Jeanne Eagels:The tragic career of a stage and screen star whose climb for the top pushed her over the edge
  • Bell Book and Candle: A witch gets bored, and longs for a more 'normal' existence, only to fall in love with her upstairs neighbor
  • Middle of the Night: A young woman is in a relationship with her boss, nearly twice her age, and their families' disapproval threatens their happiness
  • Pal Joey: A charming louse and former chorus girl turned rich widow seem made for each other, until the nice girl from a nice town comes along and shakes everything up
Related
Awards note
Picnic: Academy Awards, 1956: Best art direction-set decoration, best editing.
Cataloging source
WIQ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Picnic: Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Daniel Taradash ; produced by Fred Kohlmar ; directed by, Joshua Logan ; cinematographer, James Wong Howe ; music composed by George Duning
  • Jeanne Eagels: Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Daniel Fuchs, Sonya Levien, John Fante ; story by Daniel Fuchs ; music composed by George Duning ; produced and directed by George Sidney
  • Bell book and candle: Columbia Pictures presents a Phoenix production ; screenplay by Daniel Taradash ; produced by Julian Blaustein ; directed by Richard Quine ; music composed by George Duning
  • Middle of the night: Columbia Pictures presents a Sudan production ; screenplay by Paddy Shayefsky ; produced by George Justin ; directed by Delbert Mann
  • Pal Joey / Columbia Pictures presents a Essex-George Sidney production ; screenplay by Dorothy Kingsley ; produced by Fred Kohlmar ; directed by George Sidney ; music by Richard Rodgers ; lyrics by Lorenz Hart
Intended audience
Picnic: Rating: PG ; Jeanne Eagels, Bell book and candle, Middle of the night, and Pal Joey not rated
Language note
Optional English (SDH) subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
  • Picnic: William Holden, Kim Novak, Betty Field, Susan Strasberg, Cliff Robertson, Rosalind Russell
  • Jeanne Eagels: Kim Novak, Jeff Chandler, Agnes Moorhead
  • Bell book and candle: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Hermione Gingold, Elsa Lanchester, Janice Rule
  • Middle of the night: Kim Novak, Fredric March, Glenda Farrell, Albert Dekker, Martin Balsam, Lee Grant, Lee Philips
  • Pal Joey: Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Kim Novak
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-2003
  • 1905-1969
  • 1918-1981
  • 1918-1973
  • 1923-2011
  • 1909-1993
  • 1888?-1960
  • 1909-1983
  • 1916-2002
  • 1918-1961
  • 1906-1974
  • 1920-1989
  • 1920-2007
  • 1908-1997
  • 1919-1962
  • 1897-1987
  • 1902-1986
  • 1923-1981
  • 1897-1975
  • 1904-1971
  • 1905-1968
  • 1919-1996
  • 1927-
  • 1927-1999
  • 1914-1997
  • 1902-1979
  • 1895-1943
  • 1918-1987
  • 1915-1998
  • 1901-1957
  • 1905-1970
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Taradash, Daniel
  • Logan, Joshua
  • Kohlmar, Fred
  • Howe, James Wong
  • Duning, George
  • Holden, William
  • Novak, Kim
  • Field, Betty
  • Strasberg, Susan
  • Robertson, Cliff
  • Russell, Rosalind
  • Fuchs, Daniel
  • Levien, Sonya
  • Fante, John
  • Sidney, George
  • Chandler, Jeff
  • Moorehead, Agnes
  • Blaustein, Julian
  • Quine, Richard
  • Mann, Delbert
  • Stewart, James
  • Lemmon, Jack
  • Kovacs, Ernie
  • Gingold, Hermione
  • Lanchester, Elsa
  • Rule, Janice
  • Chayefsky, Paddy
  • Justin, George
  • March, Fredric
  • Farrell, Glenda
  • Dekker, Albert
  • Balsam, Martin
  • Grant, Lee
  • Philips, Lee
  • Bassman, George
  • Kingsley, Dorothy
  • Rodgers, Richard
  • Hart, Lorenz
  • Hayworth, Rita
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Inge, William
  • Van Druten, John
  • O'Hara, John
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Julian Blaustein Productions
  • Phoenix (Firm)
  • Sudan (Firm)
  • Essex Productions, Inc
  • Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
550
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Inge, William
  • Van Druten, John
  • O'Hara, John
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Drifters
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Entertainers
  • Actresses
  • Witches
  • Divorced women
  • Nightclubs
  • Musical films
  • Romance films
  • Romantic comedy films
  • Film adaptations
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • Kansas
Technique
live action
Label
The Kim Novak collection, Columbia Pictures
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • Picnic based upon the play by William Inge. Bell book and candle based upon the play by John Van Druten as produced in New York by Irene Mayer Selznick. Pal Joey based on the play "Pal Joey", book by John O'Hara
  • At head of title on Jeanne Eagels: George Sidney's
  • Originally produced as motion pictures 1955-1959
  • "Kim Novak's Hollywood picnic" ; select scenes commentary for Jeanne Eagels with Kim Novak and author Stephen Rebello ; "Bewitched, bothered and beautiful" ; "Reflections in the Middle of the Night" ; theatrical trailers; previews
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Disc 1] Picnic (113 min., 1955, col.) ; Jeanne Eagles (109 min., 1957, b & w) -- [Disc 2] Bell book and candle (102 min., 1958, col.) ; Middle of the night (117 min., 1959, b & w) -- [Disc 3] Pal Joey (109 min., 1957, col.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 550 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396254664
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
25466
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660868935
  • (OCoLC)ocn660868935
  • 909269
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono [&], Dolby digital 5.1 stereo (Picnic ; Pal Joey)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Kim Novak collection, Columbia Pictures
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • Picnic based upon the play by William Inge. Bell book and candle based upon the play by John Van Druten as produced in New York by Irene Mayer Selznick. Pal Joey based on the play "Pal Joey", book by John O'Hara
  • At head of title on Jeanne Eagels: George Sidney's
  • Originally produced as motion pictures 1955-1959
  • "Kim Novak's Hollywood picnic" ; select scenes commentary for Jeanne Eagels with Kim Novak and author Stephen Rebello ; "Bewitched, bothered and beautiful" ; "Reflections in the Middle of the Night" ; theatrical trailers; previews
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[Disc 1] Picnic (113 min., 1955, col.) ; Jeanne Eagles (109 min., 1957, b & w) -- [Disc 2] Bell book and candle (102 min., 1958, col.) ; Middle of the night (117 min., 1959, b & w) -- [Disc 3] Pal Joey (109 min., 1957, col.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 550 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
043396254664
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
25466
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660868935
  • (OCoLC)ocn660868935
  • 909269
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono [&], Dolby digital 5.1 stereo (Picnic ; Pal Joey)
Video recording format
DVD

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