The Resource Hail the conquering hero, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges

Hail the conquering hero, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges

Label
Hail the conquering hero
Title
Hail the conquering hero
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Born on the day his father died a hero in WWI, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith enlists proudly when World War II begins. Although anxious to serve his country, Woodrow is quickly discharged because of his chronic hay fever. Ashamed to return to his home and his girlfriend, he takes a shipyard job while his buddies forward home his letters from the 'Pacific.'
Member of
Awards note
Added to the Library of Congress' National Film Registry in 2015.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John F. Seitz ; music, Werner Haymann ; editor, Stuart Gilmore
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; optional French or Spanish subtitles; optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H3558 2011
PerformerNote
Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, William Demarest, Raymond Walburn, Franklin Pangborn, Elizabeth Patterson, Georgia Caine, Al Bridge, Freddie Steele, Bill Edwards, Harry Hayden, Jimmy Conlin, Jimmy Dundee
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2002
  • 1920-1988
  • 1887-1969
  • 1889-1958
  • 1875-1966
  • 1918-1999
  • 1876-1964
  • 1891-1957
  • 1912-1984
  • 1882-1955
  • 1884-1962
  • 1900-1953
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sturges, Preston
  • Bracken, Eddie
  • Raines, Ella
  • Demarest, William
  • Walburn, Raymond
  • Pangborn, Franklyn
  • Patterson, Elizabeth
  • Edwards, Bill
  • Caine, Georgia
  • Bridge, Al
  • Steele, Freddie
  • Hayden, Harry
  • Conlin, Jimmy
  • Dundee, Jimmie
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
101
Series statement
Universal cinema classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception
  • Heroes
  • Deception
  • Heroes
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Hail the conquering hero, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1943
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 (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192091001
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
61117192
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714897684
  • 1881770
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full frame (1.33:1); Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hail the conquering hero, a Paramount picture ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1943
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 (101 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192091001
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
61117192
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)714897684
  • 1881770
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full frame (1.33:1); Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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