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The Resource Watch on the Rhine, Warner Bros. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Hal B. Wallis production ; screenplay by Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue by Lillian Hellman ; directed by Herman Shumlin, (DVD)

Watch on the Rhine, Warner Bros. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Hal B. Wallis production ; screenplay by Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue by Lillian Hellman ; directed by Herman Shumlin, (DVD)

Label
Watch on the Rhine
Title
Watch on the Rhine
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Hal B. Wallis production ; screenplay by Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue by Lillian Hellman ; directed by Herman Shumlin
Title variation
  • Bette Davis
  • Bette Davis
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Sara and Kurt Muller and their three children are returning to her mother's home in Washington D.C. after 18 years in Europe. A Romanian Count living there discovers Kurt's attache case full of money. He also finds out from friends at the German Embassy that Kurt is working with an anti-Nazi underground group in Germany. He tries to blackmail Kurt. Kurt shoots him and must flee. When Sara hears no more of Kurt, she knows that her oldest son Joshua will soon leave to work in the underground
Awards note
  • Academy Awards, USA: 1944, Oscar - Best Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Lukas)
  • Golden Globes, USA: 1944, Golden Globe - Best Motion Picture Actor (Paul Lukas)
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Max Steiner
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, English or French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
W3834 2008
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Paul Lukas, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Lucile Watson, Beulah Bondi, George Coulouris
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1986
  • 1894-1961
  • 1905-1984
  • 1898-1979
  • 1908-1989
  • 1894-1971
  • 1913-2005
  • 1879-1962
  • 1892-1981
  • 1903-1989
  • 1888-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wallis, Hal B.
  • Hammett, Dashiell
  • Hellman, Lillian
  • Shumlin, Herman
  • Davis, Bette
  • Lukas, Paul
  • Fitzgerald, Geraldine
  • Watson, Lucile
  • Bondi, Beulah
  • Coulouris, George
  • Steiner, Max
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
112
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dispatch cases
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Extortion
  • Families
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Watch on the Rhine, Warner Bros. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Hal B. Wallis production ; screenplay by Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue by Lillian Hellman ; directed by Herman Shumlin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the stage play by Lillian Hellman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1943
  • Special features: Commentary by film historian Bernard F. Dick; "Warner night at the movies 1943" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra" musical short; "The wise quacking duck" classic cartoon; trailers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781419864407
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391187578
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn214108617
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Watch on the Rhine, Warner Bros. presents a Warner Bros.-First National picture ; a Hal B. Wallis production ; screenplay by Dashiell Hammett ; additional scenes & dialogue by Lillian Hellman ; directed by Herman Shumlin, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the stage play by Lillian Hellman
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1943
  • Special features: Commentary by film historian Bernard F. Dick; "Warner night at the movies 1943" short subjects gallery; vintage newsreel; "Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra" musical short; "The wise quacking duck" classic cartoon; trailers
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781419864407
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391187578
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn214108617
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

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