The Resource Houdini, a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Phil Yordan, based on a book by Harold Kellock ; produced by George Pal ; directed by George Marshall

Houdini, a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Phil Yordan, based on a book by Harold Kellock ; produced by George Pal ; directed by George Marshall

Label
Houdini
Title
Houdini
Statement of responsibility
a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Phil Yordan, based on a book by Harold Kellock ; produced by George Pal ; directed by George Marshall
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"From [Houdini's] beginning as a "wild man" carnival act to the internationally famous feat of escaping from a locked trunk in an ice-jammed river, Houdini effectively captures the amazing life and courage of this fascinating man"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
JBL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; edited by George Tomasini ; music score by Roy Webb
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H683 2008
PerformerNote
Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Torin Thatcher, Angela Clarke, Stefan Schnabel, Ian Wolfe, Sig Ruman, Michael Pate, Connie Gilchrist, Malcolm Lee Beggs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1891-1975
  • 1925-2010
  • 1905-1981
  • 1909-2010
  • 1912-1999
  • 1896-1992
  • 1884-1967
  • 1901-1985
  • 1907-1956
  • 1888-1982
  • 1879-1953
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pal, George
  • Marshall, George
  • Yordan, Philip
  • Curtis, Tony
  • Leigh, Janet
  • Thatcher, Torin
  • Clarke, Angela
  • Schnabel, Stefan
  • Wolfe, Ian
  • Rumann, Sig
  • Pate, Michael
  • Gilchrist, Connie
  • Beggs, Malcolm Lee
  • Laszlo, Ernest
  • Webb, Roy
  • Kellock, Harold
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Legend Films (Firm)
Runtime
107
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Houdini, Harry
  • Magicians
  • Escape artists
  • Biographical films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Houdini, a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Phil Yordan, based on a book by Harold Kellock ; produced by George Pal ; directed by George Marshall
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the book Houdini, his life, by Harold Kellock
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (107 min.)
Isbn
9781606730027
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
844503000026
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
LF00020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 248822
  • ocn231753576
  • (OCoLC)231753576
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Houdini, a Paramount Picture ; screenplay by Phil Yordan, based on a book by Harold Kellock ; produced by George Pal ; directed by George Marshall
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1953
  • Based on the book Houdini, his life, by Harold Kellock
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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 (107 min.)
Isbn
9781606730027
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
844503000026
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
LF00020
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 248822
  • ocn231753576
  • (OCoLC)231753576
System details
DVD, region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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