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Charley's aunt / Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation ; produced by William Perlberg ; screen play by George Seaton ; directed by Archie Mayo.

Standardized Title:
Charley's aunt (Motion picture : 1941)
Publication:
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]
Series:
Cinema classics collection
Cinema classics collection
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (80 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Thomas, Brandon, 1848-1914 -- Film adaptations.
Female impersonators -- United States -- Drama.
Students -- United States -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- United States -- Drama.
Nieces -- United States -- Drama.
Uncles -- United States -- Drama.
Female impersonators.
Man-woman relationships.
Nieces.
Students.
Uncles.
United States.
Form/Genre:
College life films.
Comedy films.
Drama.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
College life films.
Comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Comedy -- Feature.
Language:
In English; optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono.
Summary:
Charley and Jack pressure fellow student Fancourt to pose as Charley's Brazilian Aunt. Their purpose is to have a chaperone for their amorous visits with Amy and Kitty, niece and ward of crusty Stephen Spettigue. Complications begin when Fancourt, in drag, becomes the love object of old Spettigue and Sir Francis Chesney.
Participant:
Jack Benny, Kay Francis, James Ellison, Anne Baxter, Edmund Gwenn, Reginald Owen, Laird Cregar, Arleen Whelan, Richard Haydn.
Credits:
Director of photography, J. Peverell Marley ; art directors, Richard Day, Nathan Juran ; editor, Robert Bischoff ; music, Alfred Newman ; costume designer, Travis Banton.
Notes:
Title from container.
Based on Charley's aunt / by Brandon Thomas.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Special features: commentary with film historian Randy Skredvedt; Three of a kind (a promotional short); stills gallery.
Contributor:
Perlberg, William, 1899-1969, film producer.
Seaton, George, 1911-1979, screenwriter.
Mayo, Archie L., 1891-1968, film director.
Benny, Jack, 1894-1974, actor.
Francis, Kay, 1905-1968, actor.
Ellison, James, 1910-1993, actor.
Baxter, Anne, actor.
Owen, Reginald, 1887-1972, actor.
Cregar, Laird, 1913-1944, actor.
Whelan, Arleen, 1914-1993, actor.
Haydn, Richard, 1905-1985, actor.
Newman, Alfred, 1901-1970, composer (expression)
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation, film production company.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc., publisher.
OCLC:
124070507
Publisher Number:
024543440642
00024543440642
2244064 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
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