Franklin

It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world [videorecording] / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Stanley Kramer presents ; a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by, William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer.

Edition:
Dual format ed.
Publication:
[New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
Series:
Criterion collection; 692.
The Criterion collection ; 692
Format/Description:
Video
3 videodiscs (163 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Treasure troves -- Drama.
Avarice -- Drama.
California -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Slapstick comedy films.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Chase films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
In English.
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing.
System Details:
DVD: aspect ratio 2.76:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround; DTS-HD master audio; Region 1.
digital optical
NTSC
Summary:
"About a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast"--Container.
Participant:
Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters.
Credits:
Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo; production design, Rudolph Sternad; art director, Gordon Gurnee; film editors, Frederick Knudtson, Robert C. Jones, Gene Fowler; music by Ernest Gold.
Notes:
Originally released as a motion picture in 1963. General release version and new high-definition digital transfer of 197-minute extended version.
Program notes (<18> p.) and illustrated map of movie scene locations (1 folded sheet) inserted in container.
Special features: promotional spots for 1963 original release & 1970 rerelease; AFI's 100 years... 100 laughs; about the extended version; audio commentary by Mark Evanier, Michael Schlesinger and Paul Scrabo; restoration demonstration; Telescope; press interview, 1963; Stanley Kramer's reunion with the great comedy artists of our time; the last 70 mm Film Festival; sound and vision.
Contributor:
Rose, William, 1914-1987. , Screenwriter
Kramer, Stanley. , Screenwriter, Producer
Rose, Tania. , Screenwriter
Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967 , Actor
Berle, Milton. , Actor
Caesar, Sid, 1922-2014. , Actor
Hackett, Buddy, 1924-2003. , Actor
Merman, Ethel. , Actor
Rooney, Mickey. , Actor
Shawn, Dick. , Actor
Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985. , Actor
Terry-Thomas, 1911-1990. , Actor
Winters, Jonathan. , Actor
Laszlo, Ernest. , Cinematographer
Gold, Ernest, 1921-1999 , Composer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
United Artists Corporation. , Producer
Criterion Collection (Firm) , Distributor
ISBN:
9781604657999
1604657995
OCLC:
871334258
Publisher Number:
715515112017
CC2331BDDVD Criterion Collection (set)
CC2331BDDVD-3 Criterion Collection (DVD one)
CC2331BDDVD-4 Criterion Collection (DVD two)
CC2331BDDVD-5 Criterion Collection (DVD three)
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