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The Robert Benchley miniatures collection [videorecording].

Benchley, Robert, 1889-1945 (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Cicero Branch DVD.c ROBERT BENCHLEY (Text) 78294000264482 DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (267 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2009.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally produced as motion pictures between 1935 and 1944.
Formatted Contents Note: disc 1. How to sleep (1935) ; How to behave (1936) ; How to train a dog (1936) ; How to vote (1936) ; How to be a detective (1936) ; The romance of digestion (1937) ; How to start the day (1937) ; A night at the movies (1937) ; How to figure income tax (1938) ; Music made simple (1938) --
disc 2. An evening alone (1938) ; How to raise a baby (1938) ; The courtship of the newt (1938) ; How to read (1938) ; How to watch football (1938) ; Opening day (1938) ; How to sub-let (1939) ; An hour for lunch (1939) ; Dark magic (1939) --
disc 3. Home early (1939) ; How to eat (1939) ; The day of rest (1939) ; See your doctor (1939) ; That inferior feeling (1940) ; Home movies (1940) ; My tomato (1943) ; No news is good news (1943) ; Important business (1944) ; Why Daddy? (1944)
Summary, etc.: A collection of short MGM films by humorist Robert Benchley, often cast in the form of parodies of instructional films or bogus lectures. Includes the Academy Award winning short How to Sleep.
System Details Note: Recorded DVD (NTSC) ; full screen 4:3.
Subject: Comedy films.
Genre: Comedy films.
Parody films.
Fiction films.
Short films.

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