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The Resource The Devil and Daniel Webster, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; producer/director, William Dieterle, (videorecording)

The Devil and Daniel Webster, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; producer/director, William Dieterle, (videorecording)

Label
The Devil and Daniel Webster
Title
The Devil and Daniel Webster
Statement of responsibility
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; producer/director, William Dieterle
Title variation
  • All that money can buy
  • William Dieterle's The Devil & Daniel Webster
  • Daniel and the Devil
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Having promised his soul to the Devil in exchange for good fortune, Jabez Stone asks the talented lawyer Daniel Webster to get him out of the bargain
Member of
Cataloging source
LAS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Screenplay, Dan Totheroh, Stephen Vincent Benét ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Language note
English subtitles for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, James Craig, Anne Shirley, John Qualen, Jeff Corey, Gene Lockhart, Lindy Wade
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1898-1943
  • 1893-1972
  • 1890-1956
  • 1884-1950
  • 1912-1985
  • 1918-1993
  • 1880-1967
  • 1899-1987
  • 1914-2002
  • 1891-1957
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • Dieterle, William
  • Totheroh, Dan
  • Arnold, Edward
  • Huston, Walter
  • Craig, James
  • Shirley, Anne
  • Simon, Simone
  • Darwell, Jane
  • Qualen, John
  • Corey, Jeff
  • Lockhart, Gene
  • Wade, Lindy
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
106
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
214
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Benét, Stephen Vincent
  • Webster, Daniel
  • Devil
  • Lawyers
  • Farmers
Technique
live action
Label
The Devil and Daniel Webster, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; producer/director, William Dieterle, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Janus films"
  • Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét
  • Reissued in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruceder, Bernard herrmann and biographer Stephen C. Smith ; a reading of Benét's original short story by actor/director Max Baldwin; comparison with an earlier preview version titled "Here is a man"; the Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of the "Devil and Daniel Webster" and "The sea serpent"; the music of the film in an interactive essay by Christopher Husted; behind-the-scenes photos; essays by Tom Piazza and Benét
  • Videodisc release of the 1941 motion picture by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm53120479
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780027008
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429149324
  • 037429181423
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DEV040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Devil and Daniel Webster, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. ; producer/director, William Dieterle, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Janus films"
  • Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benét
  • Reissued in 1952 in shortened version as Daniel and the Devil
  • Special features: audio commentary by film historian Bruceder, Bernard herrmann and biographer Stephen C. Smith ; a reading of Benét's original short story by actor/director Max Baldwin; comparison with an earlier preview version titled "Here is a man"; the Columbia Workshop's radio dramatization of the "Devil and Daniel Webster" and "The sea serpent"; the music of the film in an interactive essay by Christopher Husted; behind-the-scenes photos; essays by Tom Piazza and Benét
  • Videodisc release of the 1941 motion picture by RKO Radio Pictures, Inc
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocm53120479
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Isbn
9780780027008
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 037429149324
  • 037429181423
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
DEV040
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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