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Frank Capra's "Arsenic and Old lace" [videorecording] / a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screenplay by Julius J. and Philip G. Epstein ; produced by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse ; directed by Frank Capra.

Capra, Frank, 1897-1991 (Added Author). Epstein, Julius J., 1909-2000 (Added Author). Epstein, Philip G. (Added Author). Lindsay, Howard, 1889-1968 (Added Author). Crouse, Russel, 1893-1966 (Added Author). Steiner, Max, 1888-1971 (Added Author). Grant, Cary, 1904-1986 (Added Author). Hull, Josephine, 1877-1957 (Added Author). Adair, Jean, 1873-1953 (Added Author). Lane, Priscilla, 1917-1995 (Added Author). Massey, Raymond. (Added Author). Carson, Jack, 1910-1963 (Added Author). Lorre, Peter. (Added Author). Horton, Edward Everett. (Added Author). Kesselring, Joseph, 1902-1967 Arsenic and old lace. (Added Author). Warner Bros. (Added Author). First National Pictures, Inc. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett Public Library DVD ARS (Text) 30010170565595 DVD Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse DVD MOVIE ARSENIC (Text) 50577011053242 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790743949
  • ISBN: 9780790743943
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard format (4:3).
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2000]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944.
Title from film.
Based on the play : Arsenic and old lace / by Joseph Kesselring.
Special features: cast and crew credits; "From stage to screen" production notes.
Formatted Contents Note: Special features: Standard version -- Interactive menus -- Scene access -- Language: English mono -- Subtitles: English, French.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Art director, Max Parker ; director of photography, Sol Polito ; editor, Daniel Mandell ; music, Max Steiner.
Participant or Performer Note: Cary Grant, Priscilla Lane, Raymond Massey, Jack Carson, Peter Lorre, Edward Everett Horton, Josephine Hull, Jean Adair.
Summary, etc.: An easy-going drama critic is shocked to discover that his elderly aunts, the seemingly gentle-natured Abby and Martha, have a habit of poisoning gentlemen callers and burying them in the cellar of their old Brooklyn mansion.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note: In English, with optional subtitles in English or French.
Subject: Serial murders > Drama.
Aunts > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Screwball comedy films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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