The Devil and Daniel Webster [DVD] / RKO Radio Pictures ; produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screenplay by Dan Totheroh and Stephen Vincent Benét.
- 2 of 3 copies available at SC LENDS. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at Dorchester County Library System.
0 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Dorchester - Summerville Branch||DVD FIC DEV (Text)||30018004638728||Adult DVD||Available||-|
- ISBN: 0780027000
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [United States] : Janus Films, 
|General Note:|| Originally released as a motion picture in 1941. This restored version has an additional 20 minutes.
Alternate title from back of container: "a.k.a. All that money can buy."
Based on the story by Stephen Vincent Benét.
RSDL dual-layer edition.
DVD features: Audio commentary by Bruce Eder & Steven C. Smith; reading of Benét's original short story 'The devil and Daniel Webster' by Alec Baldwin; comparison of DDW and the earlier version 'Here is a man'; The Columbia Workshop's radio dramatizations of two Ben*t short stories; the music of DDW presented in an interactive essay by Christopher Husted; gallery of behind-the-scenes photos and promos; essay by Tom Piazza and a reprinted article by Benét.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:|| Director of photography, Joseph August ; art director, Van Nest Polglase ; editor, Robert Wise ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
|Participant or Performer Note:|| Edward Arnold, Walter Huston, James Craig, James Darwell, Simone Simon, Gene Lockhart, John Qualen, Anne Shirley.
|Summary, etc.:|| A young farmer in 19th century New Hampshire signs a seven-year contract with the devil in return for gold, and then hires Daniel Webster to get him out of it before it's too late.
|Target Audience Note:|| Grade 8 to adult.
|System Details Note:|| DVD Dolby digital mono.
|Language Note:|| English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
|Awards Note:|| Best Dramatic Musical Score, Academy Award
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