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The Resource Mr. Skeffington, a Warner Bros. Pictures Inc ; Jack L. Warner, executive producer ; a Warner Bros.- First National Picture ; screen play by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; directed by Vincent Sherman

Mr. Skeffington, a Warner Bros. Pictures Inc ; Jack L. Warner, executive producer ; a Warner Bros.- First National Picture ; screen play by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; directed by Vincent Sherman

Label
Mr. Skeffington
Title
Mr. Skeffington
Statement of responsibility
a Warner Bros. Pictures Inc ; Jack L. Warner, executive producer ; a Warner Bros.- First National Picture ; screen play by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; directed by Vincent Sherman
Title variation
Mister Skeffington
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Musical director
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II
Cataloging source
VYF
Characteristic
videorecording
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Mr. Skeffington (Motion picture)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, Ralph Dawson ; art director, Robert Haas ; set decorations by Fred M. MacLean ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; orchestral arrangements by Leonid Raab ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Franz Waxman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English (container erroneously states that dialog is in English or French) with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M698 2005
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris, Richard Waring, Marjorie Riordan, Robert Shayne, John Alexander, Jerome Cowan, Johnny Mitchell, Dorothy Peterson, Peter Whitney, Bill Kennedy
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  • 1909-2000
  • 1892-1978
  • 1896-1970
  • 1897-1962
  • 1906-1967
  • 1889-1962
  • 1897-1964
  • 1908-1989
  • 1889-1967
  • 1898-1987
  • 1903-1989
  • 1910-1993
  • 1897-1982
  • 1897-1972
  • 1918-1951
  • 1897-1979
  • 1916-1972
  • 1866-1941
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  • Sherman, Vincent
  • Epstein, Julius J.
  • Epstein, Philip G.
  • Warner, Jack L.
  • Haller, Ernest
  • Dawson, Ralph
  • Waxman, Franz
  • Raab, Leonid
  • Forbstein, Leo F.
  • Haas, Robert
  • MacLean, Fred
  • Orry-Kelly
  • Davis, Bette
  • Rains, Claude
  • Abel, Walter
  • Coulouris, George
  • Waring, Richard
  • Riordan, Marjorie
  • Shayne, Robert
  • Alexander, John
  • Cowan, Jerome
  • Mitchell, Johnny
  • Peterson, Dorothy
  • Whitney, Peter
  • Kennedy, Drew
  • Von Arnim, Elizabeth
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
146
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  • Antisemitism
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Aging
  • Medical drama
  • Self-evaluation
  • Aging
  • Antisemitism
  • Medical drama
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Self-evaluation
Technique
live action
Label
Mr. Skeffington, a Warner Bros. Pictures Inc ; Jack L. Warner, executive producer ; a Warner Bros.- First National Picture ; screen play by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; directed by Vincent Sherman
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • From a story by "Elizabeth."
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Bette Davis collection, volume one
  • Special features: Commentary by director Vincent Sherman; "Mr. Skeffington : a picture of strength" featurette; Theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocm60688320
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (146 min.)
Isbn
9781419804939
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569673052
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
67305
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60688320
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Mr. Skeffington, a Warner Bros. Pictures Inc ; Jack L. Warner, executive producer ; a Warner Bros.- First National Picture ; screen play by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Julius J. & Philip G. Epstein ; directed by Vincent Sherman
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
  • From a story by "Elizabeth."
  • Also issued as part of the box set: Bette Davis collection, volume one
  • Special features: Commentary by director Vincent Sherman; "Mr. Skeffington : a picture of strength" featurette; Theatrical trailer
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
Control code
ocm60688320
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (146 min.)
Isbn
9781419804939
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569673052
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, black and white
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
67305
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)60688320
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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