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Something of value [videorecording] / [presented by] MGM ; an MGM release ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Richard Brooks ; directed by Richard Brooks.

Berman, Pandro S., 1905-1996 (Added Author). Brooks, Richard, 1912-1992 (Added Author). Hudson, Rock, 1925-1985 (Added Author). Wynter, Dana. (Added Author). Poitier, Sidney. (Added Author). Hiller, Wendy, 1912-2003 (Added Author). Hernandez, Juano. (Added Author). Marshall, William, 1924-2003 (Added Author). Ruark, Robert Chester, 1915-1965 Something of value. (Added Author). Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD SOMETHING (DRAMA) (Text) 39206020771117 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419845128 (set)
  • ISBN: 9781419845123 (set)
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Based on the novel "Something of value" by Robert C. Ruark.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Special features: Theatrical trailer.
Participant or Performer Note:
Rock Hudson, Dana Wynter, Sidney Poitier, Wendy Hiller, Juano Hernandez, William Marshall.
Summary, etc.:
In the British East Africa country of Kenya, former childhood playmates Peter McKenzie and Kimani have maintained their deep friendship, even though they have a difference in race, class and tradition. Then the bloody Mau Mau spread violence and terror in an effort to sweep the British from the land, the uprising destroys their magnificent homeland. The men discover that even the strongest bond may be stronger than the beat of the drums or the crack of rifles and the cry for freedom.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, widescreen (matted, enhanced); Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
English or dubbed French dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Subject: Digital recordings.
Male friendship > Kenya > Drama.
Government, Resistance to > Kenya > Drama.
Kenya > Race relations > Drama.
Kenya > History > Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 > Drama.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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