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The little giant / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a First National & Vitaphone picture ; original screenplay by Robert Lord & Wilson Mizner ; directed by Roy Del Ruth.

Lord, Robert, 1900-1976 (Added Author). Mizner, Wilson, 1876-1933 (Added Author). Del Ruth, Roy, 1893-1961 (Added Author). Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973 (Added Author). Astor, Mary, 1906-1987 (Added Author). Vinson, Helen, 1907-1999 (Added Author). Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967) (Added Author). First National Pictures, Inc. (Added Author). Vitaphone Corp. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch DVD LITT (Text) 39391006512949 DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419875450
  • ISBN: 9781419875458
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (75 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.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Special features: Commentary by historians Daniel Bubbeo and John McCarty; Warner Night at the Movies 1933 short subjects gallery: vintage newsreel; musical short "Use your imagination;" classic cartoon "The dish ran away with the spoon;" trailers.
Participant or Performer Note: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Helen Vinson.
Summary, etc.: The era of bootlegging is over. But liquor runner Bugs Ahearn has a plan for what he will do now that Prohibition is over. He decides to mingle with the upper classes. His destination is California's posh, polo-playing Santa Barbara. Class and atmosphere are what Bugs wants. Swindlers, gold diggers and great fun is what he will get.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer, region 1.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: This disc is copy protected.
Language Note: English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Upper class > California > Santa Barbara > Drama.
Swindlers and swindling > California > Santa Barbara > Drama.
Criminal behavior > California > Santa Barbara > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > California > Santa Barbara > Drama.
Genre: Gangster films.
Crime films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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