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It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.

Rose, William, 1914-1987 (Added Author). Rose, Tania. (Added Author). Kramer, Stanley. (Added Author). Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967 (Added Author). Berle, Milton. (Added Author). Caesar, Sid, 1922- (Added Author). Hackett, Buddy, 1924-2003 (Added Author). Merman, Ethel. (Added Author). Rooney, Mickey. (Added Author). Shawn, Dick. (Added Author). Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985 (Added Author). Terry-Thomas, 1911-1990 (Added Author). Winters, Jonathan. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). United Artists Corporation. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781604657999
  • ISBN: 1604657995
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (163 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Blu-ray ed.
  • Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014], c1963.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1963.
Special features: Promotional spots for 1963 original release featuring Stan Freberg, with an introduction by Freberg ; excerpts from AFI's 100 years--100 laughs ; about the extended version ; audio commentary by Mark Evanier, Michael Schlesinger and Paul Scrabo ; restoration demonstration ; 1963 episode of TV series Telescope about the press junket and premier ; press interview, 1963 ; excerpt from 1974 talk show hosted by Stanley Kramer and featuring Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, and Jonathan Winters ; the last 70 mm Film Festival, featuring cast and crew, and hosted by Billy Crystal ; documentary on the film's visual and sound effects ; booklet with essay by Lou Lumenick and illustrations by Jack Davis, and map of locations by Dave Woodman.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. General release version -- Disc 2. Extended version.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; production design, Rudolph Sternad ; art director, Gordon Gurnee ; film editors, Frederick Knudtson, Robert C. Jones, Gene Fowler ; music by Ernest Gold ; titles by Saul Bass.
Participant or Performer Note: Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Dorothy Provine, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Jim Backus, Ben Blue, Joe E. Brown, Barrie Chase, William Demarest, Selma Diamond, Peter Falk, Andy Devine, Norman Fell, Stan Freberg, Leo Gorcey, Sterling Holloway, Edward Everett Horton, Buster Keaton, Don Knotts, Charles Lane, Zasu Pitts, Carl Reiner, Madlyn Rhue, Arnold Stang, The Three Stooges, Jesse White, Jimmy Durante.
Summary, etc.: "About a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure"--Container.
Target Audience Note: Rated G.
System Details Note: Blu-Ray, region A, widescreen (2.76:1) presentation; 5.1 surround DTS-HD master audio. Requires Blu-ray player.
Language Note: In English; closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Academy Awards, 1964: Best Effects, Sound Effects (Walter Elliott)
Subject: Treasure troves > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Comedy films
Fiction films.
Road films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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