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The Resource A message to Garcia, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Darryl F. Zanuck Twentieth Century production ; presented by Joseph M. Schenck ; associate producer, Raymond Griffith ; screenplay by W.P. Lipscomb and Gene Fowler ; directed by George Marshall, (videorecording)

A message to Garcia, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Darryl F. Zanuck Twentieth Century production ; presented by Joseph M. Schenck ; associate producer, Raymond Griffith ; screenplay by W.P. Lipscomb and Gene Fowler ; directed by George Marshall, (videorecording)

Label
A message to Garcia
Title
A message to Garcia
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Darryl F. Zanuck Twentieth Century production ; presented by Joseph M. Schenck ; associate producer, Raymond Griffith ; screenplay by W.P. Lipscomb and Gene Fowler ; directed by George Marshall
Contributor
Actor
Director
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Agent Rowan carries a message of cooperation from President McKinley to revolutionary Cuban General Garcia during the time of the Spanish-American War. Inspired by the 1899 essay A Message to Garcia by Elbert Hubbard (of Roycroft fame), loosely based on an actual incident. The phrase also became a well-known allusion of American popular and business culture until the middle of the 20th century. According to language expert Charles Earle Funk, "to take a message to Garcia" was for years a popular American slang expression for taking initiative and is still used by some members of the military
Member of
Cataloging source
N15
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M4734 2013
PerformerNote
Wallace Beery, Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Alan Hale, Herbert Mundin, Mona Barrie
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1891-1975
  • 1902-1979
  • 1877-1961
  • -1957
  • 1887-1958
  • 1890-1960
  • 1907-1990
  • 1892-1950
  • 1898-1939
  • 1909-1964
  • 1856-1915
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Marshall, George
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Schenck, Joseph M.
  • Griffith, Raymond
  • Lipscomb, W. P.
  • Fowler, Gene
  • Beery, Wallace
  • Stanwyck, Barbara
  • Boles, John
  • Hale, Alan
  • Mundin, Herbert
  • Barrie, Mona
  • Hubbard, Elbert
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
85
Series statement
Cinema archives
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Rowan, Andrew Summers
  • Spanish-American War, 1898
  • Cuba
Technique
live action
Label
A message to Garcia, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Darryl F. Zanuck Twentieth Century production ; presented by Joseph M. Schenck ; associate producer, Raymond Griffith ; screenplay by W.P. Lipscomb and Gene Fowler ; directed by George Marshall, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
Bar code
31223140487258
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543873839
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
387383
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)851692490
System details
DVD; Full frame (4x3)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
A message to Garcia, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Darryl F. Zanuck Twentieth Century production ; presented by Joseph M. Schenck ; associate producer, Raymond Griffith ; screenplay by W.P. Lipscomb and Gene Fowler ; directed by George Marshall, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
Bar code
31223140487258
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (85 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543873839
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
387383
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)851692490
System details
DVD; Full frame (4x3)
Video recording format
DVD

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