The Resource The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)

Label
The letter
Title
The letter
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Musical director
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Setting
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
Member of
Cataloging source
OEK
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Letter (Motion picture : 1940)
  • Lux radio theatre (Radio program)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editors, George Amy, Warren Low ; art director, Carl Jules Weyl ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; orchestral arrangements by Hugo Friedhofer ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Max Steiner ; executive producer, Hal B. Wallis ; associate producer, Robert Lord
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • In English with English, French, or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
L488 2005
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaard, Bruce Lester, Elizabeth Earl, Cecil Kellaway, Sen Yung, Willie Fung, Tetsu Komai
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1981
  • 1892-1978
  • 1899-1986
  • 1885-1951
  • 1903-1986
  • 1905-1989
  • 1888-1971
  • 1897-1964
  • 1908-1989
  • 1890-1966
  • 1888-1941
  • 1901-1976
  • 1899-1985
  • 1912-2008
  • 1891-1973
  • 1915-1980
  • 1896-1945
  • 1894-1970
  • 1874-1965
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  • Wyler, William
  • Warner, Jack L.
  • Wallis, Hal B.
  • Koch, Howard
  • Gaudio, Tony
  • Amy, George
  • Low, Warren
  • Steiner, Max
  • Forbstein, Leo F.
  • Friedhofer, Hugo
  • Weyl, Carl Jules
  • Orry-Kelly
  • Davis, Bette
  • Marshall, Herbert
  • Stephenson, James
  • Inescort, Frieda
  • Sondergaard, Gale
  • Lester, Bruce
  • Earl, Elizabeth
  • Kellaway, Cecil
  • Yung, Victor Sen
  • Fung, Willie
  • Komai, Tetsu
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
95
Series statement
DVD Video
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  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Murder
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Asesinato
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Homicide
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Homicide
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Malaya
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Link
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0032701/
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Also issued as part of the boxed set: Bette Davis collection, volume one
  • Special features include: Alternate ending; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; 3/16/1944 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; Theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223134303800
  • 31223134303842
  • 31223134303826
  • 31223134303818
  • 31223084296145
  • 31223134303834
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
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Governing access note
Performance rights: HOME: home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574432508
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
  • 65225
  • 1000628986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57425732
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler, (videorecording)
Link
http://us.imdb.com/title/tt0032701/
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Also issued as part of the boxed set: Bette Davis collection, volume one
  • Special features include: Alternate ending; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; 3/16/1944 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; Theatrical trailer
Bar code
  • 31223134303800
  • 31223134303842
  • 31223134303826
  • 31223134303818
  • 31223084296145
  • 31223134303834
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
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Governing access note
Performance rights: HOME: home use only
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574432508
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
  • 65225
  • 1000628986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57425732
Video recording format
DVD

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