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The Resource Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr. ; directed by George Cukor. Gaslight / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; British National Films, Ltd. presents ; screen play by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; directed by Thorold Dickinson ; produced by John Corfield

Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr. ; directed by George Cukor. Gaslight / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; British National Films, Ltd. presents ; screen play by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; directed by Thorold Dickinson ; produced by John Corfield

Label
Gaslight
Title
Gaslight
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr. ; directed by George Cukor. Gaslight / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; British National Films, Ltd. presents ; screen play by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; directed by Thorold Dickinson ; produced by John Corfield
Title variation
Murder in Thornton Square
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as he drives her to the brink of insanity
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actress, Ingrid Bergman; Best Interior Decoration, 1944
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Gaslight (Motion picture : 1944)
  • Gaslight (Motion picture : 1940)
Credits note
  • 1944 version: Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe
  • 1940 version: Cinematographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, Sidney Cole ; music, Richard Addinsell
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with optional French soundtrack and optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.2
LC item number
.G375 2004
PerformerNote
  • 1944 version: Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes, Tom Stevenson
  • 1940 version: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard, Frank Pettingell, Cahtleen Cordell, Robert Newton, Minnie Rayner, Jimmy Hanley
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1901-1957
  • 1889-1954
  • 1899-1983
  • 1893-1976
  • 1899-1978
  • 1915-1982
  • 1905-1994
  • 1865-1948
  • 1925-
  • 1890-1968
  • 1878-1957
  • 1882-1951
  • 1877-1962
  • 1910-2004
  • 1889-1983
  • 1902-1983
  • 1893-1953
  • 1896-1967
  • 1906-1964
  • 1915-1997
  • 1905-1956
  • 1869-1941
  • 1892-1942
  • 1900-1975
  • 1908-1998
  • 1904-1977
  • 1904 March 17-1962
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Van Druten, John
  • Reisch, Walter
  • Balderston, John L.
  • Cukor, George
  • Hornblow, Arthur
  • Boyer, Charles
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Cotten, Joseph
  • Whitty, May
  • Lansbury, Angela
  • Everest, Barbara
  • Rameau, Emil
  • Breon, Edmund
  • Hobbes, Halliwell
  • Stevenson, Tom
  • Ruttenberg, Joseph
  • Winters, Ralph E
  • Kaper, Bronislaw
  • Dickinson, Thorold
  • Corfield, John
  • Rawlinson, A. R
  • Boland, Bridget
  • Walbrook, Anton
  • Wynyard, Diana
  • Pettingell, Frank
  • Cordell, Cathleen
  • Newton, Robert
  • Rayner, Minnie
  • Hanley, James F.
  • Knowles, Bernard
  • Cole, Sidney
  • Addinsell, Richard
  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • British National Films, Ltd
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
197
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  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Spouses
  • Wife abuse
  • Psychological abuse
  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Littérature anglaise
  • Femmes
  • Époux
  • Longs métrages
  • Longs métrages
  • Vidéos pour personnes handicapées auditives
  • Hamilton, Patrick
  • Psychological abuse
  • Spouses
  • Wife abuse
  • Psychoterror
  • Ehefrau
  • Ehemann
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr. ; directed by George Cukor. Gaslight / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; British National Films, Ltd. presents ; screen play by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; directed by Thorold Dickinson ; produced by John Corfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Patrick Hamilton
  • Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer
  • American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940
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
Contents
Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.] -- Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features
Control code
ocm53816188
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.)
Isbn
9780790745695
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569514829
  • 883316380352
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
65148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53816188
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; double sided; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gaslight, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr. ; directed by George Cukor. Gaslight / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; British National Films, Ltd. presents ; screen play by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; directed by Thorold Dickinson ; produced by John Corfield
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Patrick Hamilton
  • Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer
  • American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940
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
Contents
Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.] -- Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features
Control code
ocm53816188
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.)
Isbn
9780790745695
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569514829
  • 883316380352
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
65148
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)53816188
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; double sided; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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