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Greatest classic films collection. Literary romance

LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-1987 (film director.). Leonard, Robert Z., 1889-1968 (film director.). Minnelli, Vincente, (film director.). Brown, Clarence, 1890-1987 (film director.). Solt, Andrew, 1916-1990 (screenwriter.). Mason, Sarah Y., 1896-1980 (screenwriter.). Heerman, Victor, 1893-1977 (screenwriter.). Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963 (screenwriter.). Murfin, Jane, 1892-1955 (screenwriter.). Ardrey, Robert, (screenwriter.). Dane, Clemence, (screenwriter.). Viertel, Salka, (screenwriter.). Allyson, June, 1917-2006 (actor.). Lawford, Peter, 1923-1984 (actor.). O'Brien, Margaret, 1937- (actor.). Taylor, Elizabeth, 1932-2011 (actor.). Garson, Greer, 1904-1996 (actor.). Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989 (actor.). Boland, Mary, 1880-1965 (actor.). Gwenn, Edmund, 1875-1959 (actor.). O'Sullivan, Maureen, 1911-1998 (actor.). Jones, Jennifer, 1919-2009 (actor.). Heflin, Van, 1910-1971 (actor.). Jourdan, Louis, (actor.). Garbo, Greta, 1905-1990 (actor.). March, Fredric, 1897-1975 (actor.). Bartholomew, Freddie, 1924-1992 (actor.). Owen, Reginald, 1887-1972 (actor.). Alcott, Louisa May 1832-1888 Motion picture screenplay based on (work): Little women. (Added Author). Austen, Jane 1775-1817 Motion picture screenplay based on (work): Pride and prejudice. (Added Author). Flaubert, Gustave 1821-1880 Motion picture screenplay based on (work): Madame Bovary. English. (Added Author). Tolstoy, Leo graf 1828-1910 Motion picture screenplay based on (work): Anna Karenina. (Added Author). Turner Entertainment Co., (publisher.). Warner Home Video (Firm), (film distributor.). Little women: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor; Pride and prejudice: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland, Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Sullivan; Madame Bovary: Jennifer Jones, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan; Anna Karenina: Greta Garbo, Frederic March, Freddie Bartholomew, Reginald Owen. (Cast).

Summary

Summary: Little women: The March sisters in an Academy Award winning version of the cherished Louisa May Alcott novel. Pride and prejudice: Mr. Darcy sets maiden hearts aflutter, except that of Elizabeth Bennett. Madame Bovary: All she wanted was everything. Anna Karenina: Garbo risks all for the perfect love in Tolstoy's tale of romance and Imperial Russia.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0780670086
  • ISBN: 9780780670082
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    4 videodiscs (447 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version.
  • Publisher: [Burbank, Calif.] : Turner Entertainment Co., [2011]
  • Distributor: [Burbank, Calif.] : Distributed by Warner Home Video

Contents / Notes

General Note: Title from container.
Based on novels by Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Gustave Flaubert and Leo Tolstoy.
Originally released as separate motion pictures in 1935, 1940, and 1949.
Special features: Little women: radio show with the stars ; trailer. Pride and prejudice: shorts "Eyes of the navy" and "The fishing bear" ; trailer. Madame Bovary: shorts "Those good old days" and "Out-foxed" ; trailer. Anna Karenina: trailer.
Closed-captioned. "Little women", "Pride and Prejudice" and "Anna Karenina" in English & French with subtitles in English, French and Spanish; "Madam Bovary" in English with subtitle also in English; Bonus materials/trailers may not be subtitled.
Formatted Contents Note: [disc 1.] Little women (color, 122 min. ; 1949, ©2003) / produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy -- [disc 2.] Pride and prejudice (black and white, 118 min. ; 1940, ©1940) / directed by Robert Z. Leonard -- [disc 3.] Madame Bovary (black and white, 114 min. ; 1949, ©1949) / directed by Vincente Minnelli -- [disc 4.] Anna Karenina (black and white, 93 min. ; 1935, ©1935) / directed by Clarence Brown.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Little Women: screenplay by Andrew Solt, Sarah Y. Mason, Victor Heerman; from the novel by Louisa May Alcott; produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy.
Pride and Prejudice: screenplay by Aldous Huxley, Jane Murfin; directed by Robert Z. Leonard; produced by Hunt Stromberg.
Madame Bovary: screenplay, Robert Ardrey; based on the novel by Gustave Flaubert; directed by Vincente Minnelli; produced by Pandro S. Berman.
Anna Karenina: screenplay by Clemence Dane, Salka Viertel; dialogue adaptation by S.N. Behrman; from the novel by Count Leo Tolstoy; produced by David O. Selnick; directed by Clarence Brown.
Participant or Performer Note: Little women: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Margaret O'Brien, Elizabeth Taylor; Pride and prejudice: Greer Garson, Laurence Olivier, Mary Boland, Edmund Gwenn, Maureen O'Sullivan; Madame Bovary: Jennifer Jones, Van Heflin, Louis Jourdan; Anna Karenina: Greta Garbo, Frederic March, Freddie Bartholomew, Reginald Owen.
System Details Note:
DVD format; Region 1, Dolby Digital, mono.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned. "Little women", "Pride and Prejudice" and "Anna Karenina" in English & French with subtitles in English, French and Spanish; "Madam Bovary" in English with subtitle also in English; Bonus materials/trailers may not be subtitled.
Subject: Alcott, Louisa May 1832-1888 Film adaptations
Austen, Jane 1775-1817 Film adaptations
Flaubert, Gustave 1821-1880 Film adaptations
Tolstoy, Leo graf 1828-1910 Film adaptations
March family (Fictitious characters) Drama
Bovary, Emma (Fictitious character) Drama
Karenina, Anna (Fictitious character) Drama
Sisters Drama
Families England Drama
Social classes England 18th century Drama
Wives France Social conditions Drama
Man-woman relationships Drama
Adultery Drama
Alcott, Louisa May 1832-1888
Austen, Jane 1775-1817
Flaubert, Gustave 1821-1880
Tolstoy, Leo graf 1828-1910
Adultery
Bovary, Emma (Fictitious character)
Families
Karenina, Anna (Fictitious character)
Man-woman relationships
March family (Fictitious characters)
Sisters
Social classes
Wives Social conditions
England
France
Genre: Drama.
Film adaptations.

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