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Greatest classic films collection, Horror, (DVD)

Label
Greatest classic films collection, Horror
Title
Greatest classic films collection
Title part
Horror
Title variation
Horror
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Collects four classic horror films, including "House of Wax," in which a wax sculptor devises a murderous plan to restock his museum; "The Haunting," in which four individuals travel to a haunted house to study its supernatural phenomena; "Freaks," featuring a group of carnival performers who inflict revenge on a trapeze artist who mocks them; and "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," the classic tale of one man's disastrous attempts to harness the evil that resides in everyone
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • House of Wax: screenplay by Crane Wilbur ; produced by Bryan Foy ; directed by Andre DeToth
  • The haunting: screenplay by Nelson Gidding ; directed by Robert Wise
  • Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: screenplay by John Lee Mahin ; directed by Victor Fleming
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 813/.52
Intended audience
MPAA rating: GP (House of wax); G (The haunting, Dr. Jekyll). Freaks not rated
Language note
  • House of wax in English, French, or Spanish; The haunting and Dr. Jekyll in English or French; Freaks in English; subtitles in English, French, or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
  • Cast for House of wax: Vincent Price, Frank Lovejoy, Phyllis Kirk, Carolyn Jones, Paul Picerni
  • Cast for The haunting: Julie Harris, Claire Bloom, Richard Johnson, Russ Tamblyn
  • Cast for Freaks: Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates
  • Cast for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Donald Crisp, Ian Hunter, Barton MacLane, C. Aubrey Smith
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1993
  • 1912-1962
  • 1927-2006
  • 1930-1983
  • 1922-2011
  • 1886-1973
  • 1896-1977
  • 1912-2002
  • 1925-2013
  • 1931-
  • 1927-2015
  • 1914-2005
  • 1898-1966
  • 1905-1977
  • 1899-1974
  • 1895-1962
  • 1884-1960
  • 1880-1962
  • 1900-1967
  • 1915-1982
  • 1921-1995
  • 1902-1984
  • 1889-1949
  • 1916-1965
  • 1888-1949
  • 1850-1894
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Price, Vincent
  • Lovejoy, Frank
  • Kirk, Phyllis
  • Jones, Carolyn
  • Picerni, Paul
  • Wilbur, Crane
  • Foy, Bryan
  • De Toth, André
  • Harris, Julie
  • Bloom, Claire
  • Johnson, Richard
  • Tamblyn, Russ
  • Wise, Robert
  • Gidding, Nelson
  • Ford, Wallace
  • Hyams, Leila
  • Baclanova, Olga
  • Ates, Roscoe
  • Goldbeck, Willis
  • Gordon, Leon
  • Browning, Tod
  • Tracy, Spencer
  • Bergman, Ingrid
  • Turner, Lana
  • Mahin, John Lee
  • Fleming, Victor
  • Jackson, Shirley
  • Robbins, Tod
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis
  • Turner Classic Movies (Television network)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Argyle enterprises
Runtime
375
Series statement
Turner Classic Movies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Waxworks
  • Haunted houses
  • Parapsychology
  • Freak shows
  • Sideshows
  • People with disabilities
  • Revenge
  • Jekyll, Henry (Fictitious character)
  • Hyde, Edward (Fictitious character)
  • Human experimentation in medicine
  • Scientists
  • Multiple personality
  • Good and evil
Technique
live action
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Horror, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • The haunting based on the novel The haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson; Freaks suggested by Tod Robbins' story Spurs; Dr. Jkyll and Mr. Hyde based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The haunting in widescreen format; others in standard format, preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions
  • Includes special features
Contents
Disc 1: House of wax (1953, 88 min., col.) / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur ; produced by Bryan Foy ; directed by Andre De Toth -- The haunting (1963, 112 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding ; an Argyle Enterprises picture. Disc 2: Freaks (1932, 62 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; directed by Tod Browning -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941, 113 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin ; directed by Victor Fleming
Control code
ocn434492428
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen and standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (375 min.)
Isbn
9781419879883
Other control number
883929061518
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000020966
  • 1000091545
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround stereo. (House of wax, English); Dolby digital mono. (others); region 1
Label
Greatest classic films collection, Horror, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Collective title from container
  • The haunting based on the novel The haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson; Freaks suggested by Tod Robbins' story Spurs; Dr. Jkyll and Mr. Hyde based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The haunting in widescreen format; others in standard format, preserving the aspect ratio of their original theatrical exhibitions
  • Includes special features
Contents
Disc 1: House of wax (1953, 88 min., col.) / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; screenplay by Crane Wilbur ; produced by Bryan Foy ; directed by Andre De Toth -- The haunting (1963, 112 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; directed by Robert Wise ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding ; an Argyle Enterprises picture. Disc 2: Freaks (1932, 62 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; directed by Tod Browning -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941, 113 min., b&w) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin ; directed by Victor Fleming
Control code
ocn434492428
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Edition
Widescreen and standard format.
Extent
2 videodiscs (375 min.)
Isbn
9781419879883
Other control number
883929061518
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
  • 3000020966
  • 1000091545
System details
DVD; Dolby digital surround stereo. (House of wax, English); Dolby digital mono. (others); region 1

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