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Frank Capra's "Arsenic and Old lace" / 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.

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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Garrett PL - Garrett DVD ARS (Text) 30010170565595 DVD Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD ARSENIC (COMEDY) (Text) 39206019351814 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Twp PL - Syracuse DVD MOVIE ARSENIC (Text) 50577011053242 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0790743949
  • ISBN: 9780790743943
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sound, black and white ; 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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