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Freaks [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents Tod Browning's production ; produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; directed by Tod Browning ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf .

Other Title:
Tod Browning's amazing production of Freaks [videorecording]
Publication:
[United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, 2004.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Browning, Tod, 1882-1962 -- Film adaptations.
Circus performers -- Drama.
Freak shows -- Drama.
Sideshows -- Drama.
People with disabilities -- Abuse of -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Revenge -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
English language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
System Details:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer format.
Summary:
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers.
Participant:
Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates.
Credits:
Cinematography, Merritt B. Gerstad ; editing, Basil Wrangell.
Notes:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1932.
"Suggested by Tod Robbins' story, 'Spurs.'"
Special features: commentary by David J. Skal, author of Dark carnival: the secret world of Tod Browning, Hollywood's master of the macabre; all-new documentary, Freaks: Sideshow Cinema; special message prologue added for theatrical reissue; 3 alternate endings.
Contributor:
Browning, Tod, 1882-1962. , Director, Producer
Thalberg, Irving G., 1899-1936. , Producer
Goldbeck, Willis. , Screenwriter
Gordon, Leon, 1884-1960. , Screenwriter
Boasberg, Al, 1892-1937. , Screenwriter
Woolf, Edgar Allan. , Screenwriter
Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966 , Actor
Hyams, Leila, 1905-1977. , Actor
Baclanova, Olga, 1899-1974. , Actor
Ates, Roscoe, 1895-1962 , Actor
Gerstad, Merritt. , Cinematographer
Wrangel, Basil. , Editor
Robbins, Tod, 1888-1949. , Author
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Turner Entertainment Co.. , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm). , Distributor
ISBN:
0790746549
9780790746548
OCLC:
56091591
Publisher Number:
012569519121
65191 Warner Home Video
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