The Resource Torch singer, Paramount Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee and Lynn Starling ; directed by Alexander Hall, George Somnes, (videorecording)

Torch singer, Paramount Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee and Lynn Starling ; directed by Alexander Hall, George Somnes, (videorecording)

Label
Torch singer
Title
Torch singer
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee and Lynn Starling ; directed by Alexander Hall, George Somnes
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Film director
Lyricist
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sally Trent has an illegitimate child, but cannot support her so she gives the baby up for adoption. Michael Gardner is the father who leaves for China not knowing about the baby. Sally assumes he has abandoned her for life. She gets a job as a torch singer and changes her name to Mimi Benton. She becomes notorious for her drinking and philadering. Then, Mimi fills in on a children's radio program singing and telling bedtime stories. She uses the airtime to find her daughter and leaves her partying days behind and reunites with Michael
Member of
Cataloging source
EYM
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Music, Ralph Rainger, lyrics, Leo Robin ; cinematographer, Karl Struss
Dewey number
791.43/72
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.T67 2013
PerformerNote
Claudette Colbert, Ricardo Cortez, David Manners, Lyda Roberti
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1977
  • 1901-1998
  • 1912-1938
  • 1891-1955
  • 1894-1968
  • -1956
  • 1901-1942
  • 1886-1981
  • 1900-1955
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  • Colbert, Claudette
  • Cortez, Ricardo
  • Manners, David
  • Roberti, Lyda
  • Coffee, Lenore
  • Starling, Lynn
  • Hall, Alexander
  • Somnes, George
  • Rainger, Ralph
  • Robin, Leo
  • Struss, Karl
  • Perkins, Grace
  • Paramount Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
72
Series statement
Universal vault series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Unmarried mothers
  • Women singers
Technique
live action
Label
Torch singer, Paramount Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee and Lynn Starling ; directed by Alexander Hall, George Somnes, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story "Mike" by Grace Perkins
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1933
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
Bar code
  • 31223144697696
  • 31223144697670
  • 31223144697688
  • 31223144697662
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
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 72 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192197680
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
61127646
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)862784337
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full-frame presentation (1.33:1); English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Torch singer, Paramount Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee and Lynn Starling ; directed by Alexander Hall, George Somnes, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the story "Mike" by Grace Perkins
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1933
  • Full screen (1.33:1)
Bar code
  • 31223144697696
  • 31223144697670
  • 31223144697688
  • 31223144697662
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
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 72 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192197680
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
61127646
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)862784337
System details
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; full-frame presentation (1.33:1); English Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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