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The great lie / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; screenplay by Lenore Coffee ; directed by Edmund Goulding.

Coffee, Lenore. (Added Author). Goulding, Edmund, 1891-1959 (Added Author). Davis, Bette, 1908-1989 (Added Author). Brent, George, 1904-1979 (Added Author). Astor, Mary, 1906-1987 (Added Author). Watson, Lucile, 1879-1962 (Added Author). McDaniel, Hattie, 1895-1952 (Added Author). Mitchell, Grant, 1874-1957 (Added Author). Cowan, Jerome, 1897-1972 (Added Author). Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 (Added Author). Banks, Polan, 1906-1984 (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967) (Added Author). First National Pictures, Inc. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author). Music, Max Steiner. (Cast).

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA GRE (Text) 37521530660028 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419864386
  • ISBN: 9781419864384
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (107 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2008]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
From a novel by Polan Banks.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Special features: "Warner night at the movies 1941" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "At the stroke of twelve" Broadway Brevities short; Oscar-nominated Sports Parade "Kings of the turf;" "Porky's pooch" classic cartoon; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note: Bette Davis, George Brent, Mary Astor, Lucile Watson, Hattie McDaniel, Grant Mitchell, Jerome Cowan.
Summary, etc.: Tempestuous and ambitious concert pianist Sandra Kovac shares a bond with down-to-earth Maggie Van Allen and her little boy, Pete. Sandra's chic New York friends can't imagine what the two women have in common. What they don't know is that Pete is Sandra's son - the son of the heroic aviator both women love.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Language Note: English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note: Academy Awards, USA, 1942: Oscar - Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Mary Astor)
Subject: Women pianists > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Mothers and sons > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Rich people > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Air pilots > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Melodrama.

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