The Resource The magnificent dope, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by George Seaton ; original story by Joseph Schrank ; produced by William Perlberg ; directed by Walter Lang, (motion picture)

The magnificent dope, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by George Seaton ; original story by Joseph Schrank ; produced by William Perlberg ; directed by Walter Lang, (motion picture)

Label
The magnificent dope
Title
The magnificent dope
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by George Seaton ; original story by Joseph Schrank ; produced by William Perlberg ; directed by Walter Lang
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Actor
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Composer
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Film director
Film distributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Dwight Dawson, who runs an unsuccessful self-improvement course in the Dale Carnegie mode, stages a contest to find the laziest man in America as a publicity stunt to attract students. But winner Tad Page from a small town in Vermont is contented with his idle, uncomplicated life and threatens to convert Dawson's other students to his philosophy
Member of
Cataloging source
PSC
Characteristic
motion picture
Credits note
Director of photography, Peverell Marley ; art direction, Richard Day, Wiard B. Ihnen ; film editor, Barbara McLean ; costumes, Dolly Tree ; music, Emil Newman
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Henry Fonda, Lynn Bari, Don Ameche, Edward Everett Horton, George Barbier, Frank Orth, Roseanne Murray, Kitty McHugh, Marietta Canty, Hobart Cavanaugh, Hal K. Dawson, Josephine Whittell, Arthur Loft, Chick Chandler, Paul Stanton, Claire DuBrey, William Davidson, Harry Hayden, Pierre Watkin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1972
  • 1911-1979
  • 1899-1969
  • 1899-1964
  • 1894-1972
  • 1897-1979
  • 1905-1982
  • 1864-1945
  • 1880-1962
  • 1905-1986
  • 1886-1950
  • 1897-1947
  • 1905-1988
  • 1888-1947
  • 1882-1955
  • 1887-1960
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lang, Walter
  • Seaton, George
  • Perlberg, William
  • Marley, Peverell
  • Day, Richard
  • Ihnen, Wiard B.
  • McLean, Barbara
  • Tree, Dolly
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Bari, Lynn
  • Ameche, Don
  • Horton, Edward Everett
  • Barbier, George
  • Orth, Frank
  • Canty, Marietta
  • Cavanaugh, Hobart
  • Dawson, Hal K.
  • Loft, Arthur
  • Chandler, Chick
  • Du Brey, Claire
  • Davidson, William
  • Hayden, Harry
  • Watkin, Pierre
  • Newman, Emil
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
83
Series statement
20th Century Fox cinema archives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carnegie, Dale
  • Success in business
  • Conduct of life
  • Personality
  • Introversion
  • Self-help techniques
  • Relaxation
  • Relaxation
Technique
live action
Label
The magnificent dope, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by George Seaton ; original story by Joseph Schrank ; produced by William Perlberg ; directed by Walter Lang, (motion picture)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1942
Bar code
  • 31223140638637
  • 31223140638611
  • 31223140638603
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
024543970354
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1025337254
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; 4:3 (full frame)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The magnificent dope, Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by George Seaton ; original story by Joseph Schrank ; produced by William Perlberg ; directed by Walter Lang, (motion picture)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1942
Bar code
  • 31223140638637
  • 31223140638611
  • 31223140638603
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in..
Extent
1 videodisc (83 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Other control number
024543970354
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1025337254
System details
DVD; region 1; NTSC; 4:3 (full frame)
Video recording format
DVD

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