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The Resource Heaven can wait, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Ernst Lubitsch's production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch, (DVD)

Heaven can wait, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Ernst Lubitsch's production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch, (DVD)

Label
Heaven can wait
Title
Heaven can wait
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Ernst Lubitsch's production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Newly deceased playboy Henry Van Cleve arrives at the outer offices of Hades where he asks a bemused Satan for permission to enter the gates of Hell. Though the Devil doubts he will qualify, Henry proceeds to recount a lifetime wooing and pursuing women
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Edward J. Cronjager ; editor, Dorothy Spencer ; music, Alfred Newman
Dewey number
791.43/72
Language note
Subtitled for the hearing impaired (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H412 2005
PerformerNote
Don Ameche, Gene Tierney, Charles Coburn, Laird Cregar, Marjorie Main, Spring Byington, Allyn Joslyn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1892-1947
  • 1896-1983
  • 1896-1971
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lubitsch, Ernst
  • Raphaelson, Samson
  • Ameche, Don
  • Tierney, Gene
  • Coburn, Charles
  • Bús-Fekete, László
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
112
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
291
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bús-Fekete, László
  • Devil
  • Adultery
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Hell
  • Heaven
  • Romantic comedy films
  • Film adaptations
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Heaven can wait, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Ernst Lubitsch's production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch, (DVD)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play Birthday by Lazlo Bus-Fekete
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1943
  • Special features: New video conversation between film critics Molly Haskell and Andrew Sarris; Creativity with Bill Moyers: A Portrait of Samson Raphaelson (1982), a 30-minute program exploring the screenwriter's life and career; audio seminar with Raphaelson and film critic Richard Corliss recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in 1977; Lubitsch home piano recordings; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar William Paul
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm59824461
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781559409612
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515016322
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CC1613D
  • 291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)59824461
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Heaven can wait, Twentieth Century Fox presents ; Ernst Lubitsch's production ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; directed by Ernst Lubitsch, (DVD)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play Birthday by Lazlo Bus-Fekete
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1943
  • Special features: New video conversation between film critics Molly Haskell and Andrew Sarris; Creativity with Bill Moyers: A Portrait of Samson Raphaelson (1982), a 30-minute program exploring the screenwriter's life and career; audio seminar with Raphaelson and film critic Richard Corliss recorded at the Museum of Modern Art in 1977; Lubitsch home piano recordings; original theatrical trailer; a new essay by film scholar William Paul
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm59824461
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781559409612
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515016322
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CC1613D
  • 291
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)59824461
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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