Item Details

Icons of Screwball Comedy: Volume One [videorecording]

William A. Seiter; Wesley Ruggles; Alexander Hall; Herbert, F. Hugh; Seiter, William A; Gorog, Laszlo; Thiele, William; Stumar, John; Havlick, Gene; Walker, Joseph; Meyer, Otto; Lyon, William A; Hollander, Frederick; Stoloff, M. W; Lawrence, Viola; Skiles, Marlin; McKenney, Ruth; Hayden, Sara; Kilbridge, Percy; Russell, Lewis; Treen, Mary; Mitch...
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
Disc 1: If you could only cook: A down-on-her-luck cook charms a millionaire into playing along as her husband so they can get work. Too many husbands: A woman finds herself legally wed to two men.
Disc 2: My sister Eileen: A writer, who has a pretty, younger sister, brings a host of eccentrics through their Greenwich Village apartment. She wouldn't say yes: A button-down psychiatrist battles her patient's impulses while suppressing her own.
Director
William A. Seiter; Wesley Ruggles; Alexander Hall
Performers
[If you could only cook]: Herbert Marshall, Jean Arthur, Leo Carrillo, Lionel Stander, Alan Edwards, Frieda Inescourt, Gene Morgan, Ralf Harolde, Matt McHugh, Richard Powell.
[Too many husbands]: Jean Arthur, Fred MacMurray, Melvyn Douglas, Harry Davenport, Dorothy Peterson, Melville Cooper, Edgar Buchanan, Tom Dugan.
[My sister Eileen]: Rosalind Russell, Brian Aherne, Janet Blair, George Tobias, Allyn Joslyn, Grant Mitchell, Gordon Jones, Elizabeth Patterson, Richard Quine, June Havoc, Donald MacBriode, Frank Sully, Clyde Fillmore, Miss Jeff Donnel.
[She wouldn't say yes]: Rosalind Russell, Lee Bowman, Adele Jergens, Charles Winninger, Harry Davenport, Sara Hayden, Percy Kilbridge, Lewis Russell, Mary Treen.
Release Date
1935
Run Time
336 min.
Language
In English with optional English subtitles; closed-captioned
Rating
Not rated
Not rated by MPAA
Notes
  • Title from container.
  • Too many husbands is based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham.
  • My sister Eileen is based upon the play by Joseph Fields and Jerome Chodorov ; adapted from the stories by Ruth McKenney and produced on the stage by Max Gordon.
  • Originally produced as motion pictures by the Columbia Pictures Corporation in 1935, 1940, 1942, and 1945.
  • Special features: Disc 1: 1946 short film "Ain't love cuckoo;" original theatrical trailers. Disc 2: Original theatrical trailers.
Related Title
If you could only cook.
Too many husbands.
My sister Eileen.
She wouldn't say yes.
Contents
  • Disc 1: If you could only cook / screen play by Howard J. Green and Gertrude Purcell ; story, F. Hugh Herbert ; directed by William A. Seiter ; (1935, 72 min.)
  • Too many husbands / screen play by Claude Binyon ; [produced and] directed by Wesley Ruggles (1940, 82 min.).
  • Disc 2: My sister Eileen / screen play by Joseph Fields, Jerome Chodorov ; produced by Max Gordon ; directed by Alexander Hall ; (1942, 97 min.)
  • She wouldn't say yes / screen play by Virginia Van Upp, John Jacoby, Sarett Tobias ; story by Laszlo Gorog, William Thiele ; produced by Virginia Van Upp ; directed by Alexander Hall (1945, 87 min.).
ISBN
1435952928, 9781435952928
Credits
[If you could only cook]: Photography, John Stumar ; editor, Gene Havlick.; [Too many husbands]: Photography, Joseph Walker ; editing, Otto Meyer, William Lyon ; music, Frederick Hollander ; musical direction, M.W. Stoloff.; [My sister Eileen]: Photography, Joseph Walker ; editing, Viola Lawrence ; musical direction, M.W. Stoloff.; [She wouldn't say yes]: Photography, Joseph Walker ; editing, Viola Lawrence ; musical score, Marlin Skiles ; musical direction, M.W. Stoloff.
Published
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Publisher no.
29389 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
Description
2 videodiscs (336 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital.
Technical Details
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