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The Resource The prodigal, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Maurice Zimm ; adaptation from the Bible story by Joe Breen, Jr. and Samuel James Larsen ; directed by Richard Thorpe ; produced by Charles Schnee, (videorecording)

The prodigal, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Maurice Zimm ; adaptation from the Bible story by Joe Breen, Jr. and Samuel James Larsen ; directed by Richard Thorpe ; produced by Charles Schnee, (videorecording)

Label
The prodigal
Title
The prodigal
Statement of responsibility
Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Maurice Zimm ; adaptation from the Bible story by Joe Breen, Jr. and Samuel James Larsen ; directed by Richard Thorpe ; produced by Charles Schnee
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A young Hebrew named Micah, unsatisfied with his father's rural life, demands his inheritance so he can try his luck in the city. Once in Damascus, he falls under the spell of a beautiful pagan priestess who induces him to squander his money and betray his faith. Only after many trials and tribulations does Micah recover his senses and return home to his forgiving father
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1995.9.B53
LC item number
P7635435 2007
PerformerNote
Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton, Neville Brand, Taina Elg, Joseph Wiseman, James Mitchell, Walter Hampden, Francis L. Sullivan, Sandra Descher
Runtime
112
Series statement
Cult camp classic
Technique
live action
Label
The prodigal, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Maurice Zimm ; adaptation from the Bible story by Joe Breen, Jr. and Samuel James Larsen ; directed by Richard Thorpe ; produced by Charles Schnee, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "In Cinemascope and color"--Container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: commentary by film historian Dr. Drew Casper; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn123378039
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781419850370
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569797291
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79729
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123378039
System details
DVD; widescreen (letterbox, enhanced for widescreen screens) presentation; Dolby digital, surround stereo; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format; copy-protected
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The prodigal, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; screenplay by Maurice Zimm ; adaptation from the Bible story by Joe Breen, Jr. and Samuel James Larsen ; directed by Richard Thorpe ; produced by Charles Schnee, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "In Cinemascope and color"--Container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1955
  • Special features: commentary by film historian Dr. Drew Casper; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn123378039
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781419850370
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569797291
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79729
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)123378039
System details
DVD; widescreen (letterbox, enhanced for widescreen screens) presentation; Dolby digital, surround stereo; Region 1 encoding; dual-layer format; copy-protected
Video recording format
DVD

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