The Resource Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen

Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen

Label
Island in the sun
Title
Island in the sun
Statement of responsibility
20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
Member of
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Soundtracks in English, Spanish, and French; Subtitles in English and Spanish; Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Harry Belafonte
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1979
  • 1911-1985
  • 1908-1966
  • 1909-1984
  • 1917-2013
  • 1922-1965
  • 1933-
  • 1927-
  • 1898-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Hayes, Alfred
  • Rossen, Robert
  • Mason, James
  • Fontaine, Joan
  • Dandridge, Dorothy
  • Collins, Joan
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Belafonte, Harry
  • Waugh, Alec
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Darryl F. Zanuck Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Fox Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
Series statement
Cinema Classics Collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waugh, Alec
  • Nineteen fifties
  • West Indies
  • Antillas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh
  • Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A&E Network; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
612174
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Cinema classic collection. widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543221876
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o63145961
System details
DVD, letterbox widescreen aspect ratio (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono; dual layer; NTSC; Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh
  • Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A&E Network; original theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
612174
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Cinema classic collection. widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543221876
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o63145961
System details
DVD, letterbox widescreen aspect ratio (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono; dual layer; NTSC; Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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