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The Resource Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD)

Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD)

Label
Island in the sun
Title
Island in the sun
Statement of responsibility
20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman
Member of
Cataloging source
MDK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned ; subtitles in English and Spanish
PerformerNote
Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Harry Belafonte
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1902-1979
  • 1911-1985
  • 1908-1966
  • 1909-1984
  • 1917-2013
  • 1922-1965
  • 1933-
  • 1927-
  • 1898-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis
  • Hayes, Alfred
  • Rossen, Robert
  • Mason, James
  • Fontaine, Joan
  • Dandridge, Dorothy
  • Collins, Joan
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Belafonte, Harry
  • Waugh, Alec
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Darryl F. Zanuck Productions
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
  • Fox Video (Firm)
Runtime
119
Series statement
Cinema Classics Collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waugh, Alec
  • Nineteen fifties
  • West Indies
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh
  • Special fea tures: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A&E Network; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543221876
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm63145961
  • (OCoLC)63145961
  • 266012
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Island in the sun, 20th Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture; by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. ; screenplay by Alfred Hayes ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by Robert Rossen, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh
  • Special fea tures: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A&E Network; original theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (119 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
024543221876
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm63145961
  • (OCoLC)63145961
  • 266012
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono
Video recording format
DVD

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