Gaslight [videorecording] / screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson.
Also known as: Murder in Thornton Square [videorecording]
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video [distributor], c2004.
Video 1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.) : sd., b&w, double sided ; 4 3/4 in.
Detective and mystery films. Feature films. Video recordings for the hearing impaired. Thrillers (Motion pictures) Motion pictures, British. Film adaptations.
English dialogue with optional French soundtrack and optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity.
Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.] Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features.
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes. British version: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard.
Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe. British version: cinematographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, Sidney Cole ; music, Richard Addinsell.
American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940. Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton. Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer.