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Watch on the Rhine / Warner Bros. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Hal B. Wallis production ; screenplay by Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue by Lillian Hellman ; directed by Herman Shumlin.

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria DRAMA WAT (Text) 37521530660002 AMPL Adult DVD Drama Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood EDVD WAT (Text) 36626102827490 AV Entertainment DVD Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library DVD Wat (Text) 78731000484317 F DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419864408
  • ISBN: 9781419864407
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (112 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 the stage play by Lillian Hellman.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1943.
Special features: Commentary by film historian Bernard F. Dick; "Warner night at the movies 1943" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra" musical short; "The wise quacking duck" classic cartoon; trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note:
Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi, George Coulouris.
Summary, etc.:
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington D.C. after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full of money. He also finds out from friends at the German Embassy that Kurt is working with an anti-Nazi underground group in Germany. He tries to blackmail Kurt. Kurt shoots him and must flee. When Sara hears no more of Kurt, she knows that her oldest son Joshua will soon leave to work in the underground.
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: 1944, Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Lukas)
Golden Globes, USA: 1944, Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actor (Paul Lukas)
Subject: Dispatch cases > Romania > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Underground movements > Drama.
Extortion > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Families > Washington (D.C.) > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Melodrama > Feature.
Feature films.

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