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The Resource The miracle of Morgan's Creek, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges

The miracle of Morgan's Creek, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges

Label
The miracle of Morgan's Creek
Title
The miracle of Morgan's Creek
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Director
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Flirtatious blonde Trudy Kockenlocker is disappointed that her father, gruff town constable Ed Kockenlocker, won't let her go to an army dance. She outwits him by getting nerdy Norval Jones--who's had a crush on Trudy since they were teenagers--to take her to the movies, so she can slip out to the dance. The soldiers spike the lemonade and Trudy dances with a number of GIs. During one boogie-woogie number, Trudy's energetic partner tosses her in the air, and she bangs her head on a chandelier, rendering her unconscious. When she wakes up, she discovers that she's wearing a wedding ring, and, a few weeks later, that she's pregnant. But who and where is the husband and father? Confiding only in her younger-but-wiser, wisecracking sister Emmy, she plans to get Norval to marry her. Norval is 4-F because of his extremely nervous condition, but he desires only two things in life: Trudy and to be in the army. Norval's willing to do anything to help her, but whatever Trudy asks him to do only makes things worse!
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John F. Seitz ; editor, Stuart Gilmore ; music, Leo Shuken, Charles Bradshaw ; art direction, Hans Dreier, Ernst Fegté ; costumes, Edith Head
Date time place
Originally produced as an American motion picture in 1944
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA Rating: Not rated; Canadian Home Video Rating: PG
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
M487 2005
PerformerNote
Eddie Bracken (Norval Jones), Betty Hutton (Trudy Kockenlocker), Diana Lynn (Emmy Kockenlocker), William Demarest (Constable Edmund Kockenlocker), Porter Hall (Justice of the Peace), Emory Parnell (Mr. Tuerck), Alan Bridge (Mr. Johnson), Julius Tannen (Mr. Rafferty), Victor Potel (Newspaper editor), Brian Donlevy ("McGinty" : Governor McGinty), Akim Tamiroff ("The Boss")
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1976
  • 1915-2002
  • 1888-1953
  • 1892-1979
  • 1891-1957
  • 1880-1965
  • 1889-1947
  • 1899-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sturges, Preston
  • Shuken, Leo
  • Bradshaw, Charles W.
  • Bracken, Eddie
  • Hutton, Betty
  • Lynn, Diana
  • Demarest, William
  • Hall, Porter
  • Parnell, Emory
  • Bridge, Al
  • Tannen, Julius
  • Potel, Victor
  • Donlevy, Brian
  • Tamiroff, Akim
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
98
Series statement
Full screen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Soldiers
  • Marriage
  • Pregnancy
  • Motherhood
  • Women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Soldiers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Manners and customs
  • Marriage
  • Motherhood
  • Pregnancy
  • Soldiers
  • Women
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The miracle of Morgan's Creek, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Special features: Preston Sturges and the Miracle of Morgan's Creek [featurette] (14 min.); Censorship: Morgan's Creek vs. the production code [featurette] (8 min.)
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
Hold the presses -- Prettiest girl in town -- Out to the picture show -- Kiss the boys goodbye -- I can't remember -- Mrs. Ratzkiwatzki -- In terrible trouble -- What's the matter with bigamy? -- Ignatz -- Man and wife -- Under arrest -- Jailbreak -- Merry Christmas -- Surprise packages
Control code
511198
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781415713716
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360431247
  • 883316745403
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
04312
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61315734
  • (OCoLC)61315734
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The miracle of Morgan's Creek, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Publication
Copyright
Note
Special features: Preston Sturges and the Miracle of Morgan's Creek [featurette] (14 min.); Censorship: Morgan's Creek vs. the production code [featurette] (8 min.)
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
Hold the presses -- Prettiest girl in town -- Out to the picture show -- Kiss the boys goodbye -- I can't remember -- Mrs. Ratzkiwatzki -- In terrible trouble -- What's the matter with bigamy? -- Ignatz -- Man and wife -- Under arrest -- Jailbreak -- Merry Christmas -- Surprise packages
Control code
511198
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
1 videodisc (98 min.)
Isbn
9781415713716
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360431247
  • 883316745403
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
04312
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o61315734
  • (OCoLC)61315734
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC; Dolby Digital mono.; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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