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3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg

Label
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg
Title
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg
Title variation
Three silent classics by Josef von Sternberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Vienna-born, New York-raised Josef von Sternberg directed some of the most influential, stylish dramas ever to come out of Hollywood. Though best known for his star-making collaborations with Marlene Dietrich, von Sternberg began his career during the final years of the silent era, dazzling audiences and critics with his film's dark visions and innovative cinematography. The titles in this collection, made on the cusp of the sound age, are three of von Sternberg's greatest works, gritty evocations of gangster life (Underworld), the Russian Revolution (The Last Command), and working-class desperation (The Docks of New York) made into shadowy movie spectacle. Criterion is proud to present these long unavailable classics of American cinema, each with two musical scores."--Container
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Member of
Awards note
Named to the National Film Registry in 2006 by the Library of Congress ; Winner, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Emil Jannings), 1929 Academy Awards (USA) ; Nominee, Best Writing, Original Story (Lajos Biró), 1929 Academy Awards (USA).
Cataloging source
BKX
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Underworld (Motion picture : 1927)
Credits note
  • Underworld: Robert N. Lee, screenplay ; Ben Hecht, story ; Robert Israel, music ; Alloy Orchestra, music
  • The last command: John F. Goodrich, screenplay ; Lajos Biro, story ; Robert Israel, music ; Alloy Orchestra, music
  • The docks of New York: Jules Furthman, story and screenplay ; Robert Israel, music ; Donald Sosin & Joanna Seaton, music
Dewey number
791.4372
Language note
Silent with English intertitles and musical acc
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
T58
PerformerNote
  • Cast of Underworld: Clive Brook, George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, Larry Semon
  • Cast of The last command: Emil Jannings, Evelyn Brent, William Powell
  • Cast of The docks of New York: George Bancroft, Betty Compson, Baclanova
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1969
  • 1887-1974
  • 1882-1956
  • 1899-1975
  • 1889-1928
  • 1873-1976
  • 1892-1984
  • 1880-1958
  • 1894-1964
  • 1890-1964
  • 1884-1950
  • 1880-1948
  • 1887-1937
  • 1897-1974
  • 1899-1974
  • 1897-1940
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Von Sternberg, Josef
  • Brook, Clive
  • Bancroft, George
  • Brent, Evelyn
  • Semon, Larry
  • Zukor, Adolph
  • Powell, William
  • Lasky, Jesse L.
  • Turnbull, Hector
  • Hecht, Ben
  • Lee, Robert N.
  • Jannings, Emil
  • Biró, Lajos
  • Goodrich, John F.
  • Compson, Betty
  • Baclanova, Olga
  • Furthman, Jules
  • Saunders, John Monk
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
  • Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation
Runtime
244
Series statement
Criterion collection
Series volume
528
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminals
  • Merchant mariners
  • Waterfronts
  • Soviet Union
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • DVD release of motion pictures originally produced 1927-1928
  • Special features: six scores; two visual essays; Swedish television interview with Josef von Sternberg
  • Program notes (95 p.) with cast lists inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Underworld (1927, 81 min.) / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Hector Turnbull production ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; story by Ben Hecht ; screen play by Robert N. Lee ; a Paramount picture -- The last command (1928, 88 min.) / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; story by Lajos Biro ; screenplay by John F. Goodrich -- The docks of New York (1928, 75 min.) / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; story and screen play by Jules Furthman ; suggested by John Monk Saunders' "The dock walloper."
Control code
ocn656605704
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (244 min.)
Isbn
9781604652901
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515059510
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1908D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)656605704
System details
DVD ; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital stereo ; NTSC ; Region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
3 silent classics by Josef von Sternberg
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • DVD release of motion pictures originally produced 1927-1928
  • Special features: six scores; two visual essays; Swedish television interview with Josef von Sternberg
  • Program notes (95 p.) with cast lists inserted in container
Accompanying material
1 booklet (95 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Underworld (1927, 81 min.) / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; a Hector Turnbull production ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; story by Ben Hecht ; screen play by Robert N. Lee ; a Paramount picture -- The last command (1928, 88 min.) / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; story by Lajos Biro ; screenplay by John F. Goodrich -- The docks of New York (1928, 75 min.) / Adolph Zukor and Jesse L. Lasky present ; directed by Josef von Sternberg ; story and screen play by Jules Furthman ; suggested by John Monk Saunders' "The dock walloper."
Control code
ocn656605704
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Special ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (244 min.)
Isbn
9781604652901
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
715515059510
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
CC1908D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)656605704
System details
DVD ; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital stereo ; NTSC ; Region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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