The Resource The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler

The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler

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The letter
Title
The letter
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler
Contributor
Actor
Arranger of music
Art director
Costume designer
Director of photography
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Musical director
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Set on a rubber plantation in Malaya, this story centers on a woman's reasons for killing a man who was a close family friend
Member of
Cataloging source
OEK
Characteristic
videorecording
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  • Letter (Motion picture : 1940)
  • Lux radio theatre (Radio program)
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Credits note
Director of photography, Tony Gaudio ; film editors, George Amy, Warren Low ; art director, Carl Jules Weyl ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; orchestral arrangements by Hugo Friedhofer ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Max Steiner ; executive producer, Hal B. Wallis ; associate producer, Robert Lord
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
In English with English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.F54
LC item number
L488 2005
PerformerNote
Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, James Stephenson, Frieda Inescort, Gale Sondergaard, Bruce Lester, Elizabeth Earl, Cecil Kellaway, Sen Yung, Willie Fung, Tetsu Komai
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  • 1897-1964
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  • 1891-1973
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  • 1874-1965
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  • Wyler, William
  • Warner, Jack L.
  • Wallis, Hal B.
  • Koch, Howard
  • Gaudio, Tony
  • Amy, George
  • Low, Warren
  • Steiner, Max
  • Forbstein, Leo F.
  • Friedhofer, Hugo
  • Weyl, Carl Jules
  • Orry-Kelly
  • Davis, Bette
  • Marshall, Herbert
  • Stephenson, James
  • Inescort, Frieda
  • Sondergaard, Gale
  • Lester, Bruce
  • Earl, Elizabeth
  • Kellaway, Cecil
  • Yung, Victor Sen
  • Fung, Willie
  • Komai, Tetsu
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
95
Series statement
WB Archive collection
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  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Maugham, W. Somerset
  • Murder
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Malaya
  • Malaya
Technique
live action
Label
The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler
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Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title from title frame
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Also issued as part of the boxed set: Bette Davis collection, volume one
  • Special features include: Alternate ending; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; 3/16/1944 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; Theatrical trailer
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Governing access note
Performance rights: HOME: home use only
Isbn
9781419867101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569522527
  • 888574432508
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
  • 65225
  • 1000628986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57425732
  • 1829570
  • (OCoLC)ocm57425732
System details
DVD; full-screen 4x3 (1.37:1); Dolby audio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The letter, Warner Bros. Pictures Inc. presents ; Jack L. Warner in charge of production ; by W. Somerset Maugham ; a William Wyler production ; a Warner Bros.-First National Picture ; screen play by Howard Koch ; directed by William Wyler
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Title from title frame
  • Full screen (1.37:1)
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1940
  • Based on the play by W. Somerset Maugham
  • Also issued as part of the boxed set: Bette Davis collection, volume one
  • Special features include: Alternate ending; 4/21/41 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; 3/16/1944 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Bette Davis and Herbert Marshall; Theatrical trailer
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
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (95 min.)
Governing access note
Performance rights: HOME: home use only
Isbn
9781419867101
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569522527
  • 888574432508
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Physical substance
plastic
Publisher number
  • 65225
  • 1000628986
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57425732
  • 1829570
  • (OCoLC)ocm57425732
System details
DVD; full-screen 4x3 (1.37:1); Dolby audio
Video recording format
DVD

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