The Resource The good earth, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; [producer], Irving Grant Thalberg ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger and Claudine West, (videorecording)

The good earth, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; [producer], Irving Grant Thalberg ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger and Claudine West, (videorecording)

Label
The good earth
Title
The good earth
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; [producer], Irving Grant Thalberg ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger and Claudine West
Title variation
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Contributor
Actor
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 1938: Best actress (Rainer); Best cinematography.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Good earth (Motion picture)
  • Good earth (Motion picture)
  • Hollywood party (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Cinematographer, Karl Freund ; editor, Basil Wrangell ; music, Herbert Stothart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English and dubbed French soundtracks with optional English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G663 2006
PerformerNote
Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch, Charley Grapewin, Jessie Ralph, Soo Yong, Keye Luke
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1893-1972
  • 1899-1936
  • 1905-1945
  • 1890-1943
  • 1895-1967
  • 1910-2014
  • 1887-1940
  • 1904-1975
  • 1869-1956
  • 1890-1969
  • 1885-1949
  • 1892-1973
  • 1874-1956
  • 1904-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Franklin, Sidney A.
  • Thalberg, Irving G.
  • Jennings, Talbot
  • Slesinger, Tess
  • West, Claudine
  • Muni, Paul
  • Rainer, Luise
  • Connolly, Walter
  • Losch, Tilly
  • Grapewin, Charles
  • Ralph, Jessie
  • Freund, Karl
  • Wrangel, Basil
  • Stothart, Herbert
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Davis, Owen
  • Davis, Donald
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Farmers
  • Spouses
  • Polygyny
  • Wealth
  • Granjeros
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Man-woman relationships
  • China
  • China
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The good earth, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; [producer], Irving Grant Thalberg ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger and Claudine West, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck, adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937
  • Special features: Vintage musical short "Hollywood party"; "Supreme court of films picks the champions" newsreel; theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223125121278
  • 31223125121302
  • 31223125121310
  • 31223125121245
  • 31223125121260
  • 31223125121286
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574432461
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
66926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63059084
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The good earth, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; [producer], Irving Grant Thalberg ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger and Claudine West, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Production
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck, adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937
  • Special features: Vintage musical short "Hollywood party"; "Supreme court of films picks the champions" newsreel; theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223125121278
  • 31223125121302
  • 31223125121310
  • 31223125121245
  • 31223125121260
  • 31223125121286
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574432461
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
66926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63059084
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer format
Video recording format
DVD

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