DVD, Videorecording, Projected Medium, Visual Materials
Three classic movies [DVD] : [videorecording] : The children's hour ; The bishop's wife ; The apartment / [presented by] The Mirisch Company ; produced and directed by William Wyler ; screen play by John Michael Hayes ; adaptation by Lillian Hellman ; from the play by Lillian Hellman. The bishop's wife / produced by Samuel Goldwyn ; directed by Henry Koster ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood and Leonardo Bercovici ; from the novel by Robert Nathan. The apartment / [presented by] the Mirisch Company, Inc. ; produced and directed by Billy Wilder ; written by Billy Wilder and I.A.L. Diamond.
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[California] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Beverly Hills, CA : Distributed by Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2010]
2 videodiscs (342 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
The children's hour: When teachers at an exclusive girls school discipline a vindictive girl, she slanderously accuses them of lesbianism and the teachers find that the lie is hard to disprove.
The bishop's wife: An angel comes to earth to help a young bishop who has neglected his wife during efforts to raise funds for a new cathedral.
The apartment: A man tries to curry favor in his insurance company by lending his apartment to its executives for their trysts, with ensuing complications and a romance of his own.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
Comedy films.
Christmas films.
Other Author:
Wyler, William, 1902-1981.
Koster, Henry, 1905-1988.
Wilder, Billy, 1906-2002.
Hepburn, Audrey, 1929-1993.
MacLaine, Shirley, 1934-
Garner, James, 1928-2014.
Bainter, Fay, 1892-1968.
Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972.
Balkin, Karen, 1949-
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986.
Young, Loretta, 1913-2000.
Niven, David, 1910-1983.
Lemmon, Jack.
Hayes, John Michael, 1919-2008.
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955.
Bercovici, Leonardo.
Diamond, I. A. L.
Hellman, Lillian, 1905-1984. Children's hour.
MacMurray, Fred, 1908-1991.
Walston, Ray, 1917-2001.
Adams, Edie, 1927-2008.
Nathan, Robert, 1894-1985. Bishop's wife.
Other Title:
Children's hour [DVD].
Bishop's wife [DVD].
Apartment [DVD].
"MGM movie collection. 3 classic movies"--Container.
Originally produced as motion pictures in 1961 (The children's hour), 1947 (The bishop's wife), and 1960 (The apartment).
Special features: Inside "The Apartment"; Magic Time: the Art of Jack Lemmon; The Apartment commentary with film historian Bruce Black.
Children's hour: Director of photography, Franz F. Planer ; film editor, Robert Swink ; music composed and conducted by Alex North.
Bishop's wife: Director of photography, Gregg Toland ; film editor, Monica Collingwood ; music, Hugo Friedhofer.
The apartment: Director of photography, Joseph LaShelle ; film editor, Daniel Mandell ; music by Adolph Deutsch.
Children's hour: Audrey Hepburn, Shirley MacLaine, James Garner, Fay Bainter, Miriam Hopkins, Karen Balkin.
Bishop's wife: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven.
The apartment: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Edie Adams.
DVDs; region 1, NTSC.
Children's hour: Soundtracks in English or French with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Bishop's wife: Soundtracks in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in French or Spanish.
The apartment: Soundtracks in English, French or Spanish with optional subtitles in English or Spanish.
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