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The Resource It all came true, a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; screenplay by Michael Fessier and Lawrence Kimble ; directed by Lewis Seiler

It all came true, a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; screenplay by Michael Fessier and Lawrence Kimble ; directed by Lewis Seiler

Label
It all came true
Title
It all came true
Statement of responsibility
a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; screenplay by Michael Fessier and Lawrence Kimble ; directed by Lewis Seiler
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Nora Taylor and Maggie Ryan run a boardinghouse furnished with and peopled by relics. When the bank threatens to foreclose on the mortgage unless they pay their back taxes, Nora, who lives her life through the little stories she makes up, has confidence that Maggie's daughter Sarah Jane, an aspiring singer, will become a big success and save the house. Nora's dream is shattered when the feisty Sarah appears broke, after having been fired from her sixth job in a row. With Sarah unemployed, their last hope becomes Nora's son Tommy, a struggling young composer who has been away for five years. Tommy has more trouble than he can handle, however, when his boss, gambler Chips Maguire who is wanted for the murder of a mobster, implicates Tommy in the murder and then demands that Tommy hide him at his mother's boardinghouse. Thus, Tommy returns home with Chips, whom he introduces as Mr. Grasselli, a man with a nervous condition who needs complete privacy. While cleaning Chips' room one day, Nora confides to him her latest story in which Tommy becomes a great composer and Sarah, a famous singer, and they fall in love. Later, when Sarah hears Tommy playing the composition he has written, she suggests that they team up, but Tommy, tormented by the threat of Chips turning him in for murder, rejects the idea. However, when Sarah recognizes Chips as the gambler Chips Maguire who is wanted for murder, she determines to maneuver him into providing financial backing for them. Chips offers the backing himself when, bored by his confinement, he learns that Nora and Maggie have only twenty-four hours to pay their taxes and suggests turning the boardinghouse into a gay nineties club. On opening night, one of the boarders becomes tipsy and tips the police to Chips's whereabouts. When the officers appear to arrest him, Chips, swayed by Nora and Maggie's kindness, has a change of heart and clears Tommy by accepting the blame himself. With the success of the club, Nora's story all comes true as Tommy and Sarah achieve recognition for their talents and fall in love."
Member of
Cataloging source
GRC
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I8 2012
PerformerNote
Ann Sheridan, Jeffrey Lynn, Humphrey Bogart
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-1967
  • 1909-1995
  • 1899-1957
  • 1891-1964
  • 1896-1956
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sheridan, Ann
  • Lynn, Jeffrey
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Seiler, Lewis
  • Bromfield, Louis
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
97
Series statement
WB Home Entertainment Group archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Nightclubs
  • Gangsters
  • Boardinghouses
  • Boardinghouses
  • Gangsters
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Nightclubs
Technique
live action
Label
It all came true, a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; screenplay by Michael Fessier and Lawrence Kimble ; directed by Lewis Seiler
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by Louis Bromfield
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1414830
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316280393
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o779976382
  • (OCoLC)779976382
System details
DVD, full-screen (4 x 3) (1.37:1), Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
It all came true, a Warner Bros. Pictures presentation ; screenplay by Michael Fessier and Lawrence Kimble ; directed by Lewis Seiler
Publication
Note
  • Based on a novel by Louis Bromfield
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • "This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play back in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives."
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1414830
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (97 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316280393
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o779976382
  • (OCoLC)779976382
System details
DVD, full-screen (4 x 3) (1.37:1), Dolby digital, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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