The Resource An American tragedy, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; screen play by Samuel Hoffenstein

An American tragedy, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; screen play by Samuel Hoffenstein

Label
An American tragedy
Title
An American tragedy
Statement of responsibility
directed by Josef von Sternberg ; screen play by Samuel Hoffenstein
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young man gets a job at his uncle's factory, where he seduces an innocent coworker, getting her pregnant. Wanting to climb the social ranks, he also gets involved with a wealthy debutante with whom he falls in love. Faced with the disgrace of impregnating the factory girl and in fear of losing his rising social status, he kills the young factory girl and faces a sensational murder trial."
Member of
Cataloging source
JAG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American tragedy (Motion picture : 1931)
Credits note
Cinematography, Lee Garmes
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.A447 2015
PerformerNote
Phillips Holmes, Sylvia Sidney, Frances Dee, Irving Pichel, Frederick Burton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1969
  • 1889-1947
  • 1907-1942
  • 1910-1999
  • 1907-2004
  • 1891-1954
  • 1871-1957
  • 1898-1978
  • 1871-1945
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Von Sternberg, Josef
  • Hoffenstein, Samuel
  • Holmes, Phillips
  • Sidney, Sylvia
  • Dee, Frances
  • Pichel, Irving
  • Burton, Frederick
  • Garmes, Lee
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Paramount Publix Corporation
Runtime
96
Series statement
Universal vault series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dreiser, Theodore
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Technique
live action
Label
An American tragedy, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; screen play by Samuel Hoffenstein
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1931 by Paramount Publix Corporation
  • Based on the novel by Theodore Dreiser
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192313332
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
61172146
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919621716
  • 1896449
System details
DVD-R; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; Region 1, NTSC; Full frame (1.33:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
An American tragedy, directed by Josef von Sternberg ; screen play by Samuel Hoffenstein
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • This disc is expected to play back in DVD video "play only" devices, and may not play in other DVD devices, including recorders and PC drives
  • Originally produced as motion picture in 1931 by Paramount Publix Corporation
  • Based on the novel by Theodore Dreiser
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (96 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192313332
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
61172146
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)919621716
  • 1896449
System details
DVD-R; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono; Region 1, NTSC; Full frame (1.33:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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