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The Resource The good earth, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Irving Thalberg ; adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis ; written by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West ; directed by Sidney Franklin, (DVD)

The good earth, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Irving Thalberg ; adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis ; written by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West ; directed by Sidney Franklin, (DVD)

Label
The good earth
Title
The good earth
Statement of responsibility
a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Irving Thalberg ; adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis ; written by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West ; directed by Sidney Franklin
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Karl Freund ; editor, Basil Wrangell ; music, Herbert Stothart
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.G663 2006
PerformerNote
Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch, Charley Grapewin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1936
  • 1893-1972
  • 1905-1945
  • d. 1943
  • 1895-1967
  • 1910-
  • 1887-1940
  • 1885-1949
  • 1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thalberg, Irving G.
  • Jennings, Talbot
  • Franklin, Sidney A.
  • Slesinger, Tess
  • West, Claudine
  • Muni, Paul
  • Rainer, Luise
  • Connolly, Walter
  • Stothart, Herbert
  • Buck, Pearl S.
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
138
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Farmers
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Granjeros
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Farmers
  • Man-woman relationship
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The good earth, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Irving Thalberg ; adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis ; written by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West ; directed by Sidney Franklin, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937
  • Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck
  • Special features: Vintage musical short "Hollywood party"; "Supreme court of films picks the champions" newsreel; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm63059084
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9780790793085
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569692626
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
66926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63059084
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The good earth, a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; producer, Irving Thalberg ; adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis ; written by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger, Claudine West ; directed by Sidney Franklin, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1937
  • Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck
  • Special features: Vintage musical short "Hollywood party"; "Supreme court of films picks the champions" newsreel; theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm63059084
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (138 min.)
Isbn
9780790793085
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569692626
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
66926
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)63059084
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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