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The story of Temple Drake / a Paramount picture ; Paramount presents ; directed by Stephen Roberts ; screen play by Oliver H.P. Garrett.

Edition:
DVD special edition.
Publication:
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2019] , ©2019
Series:
Criterion collection; 1006.
The Criterion collection ; 1006.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (71 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (10 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
4 3/4 in.
monochrome
black and white
stamping
Subjects:
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Film adaptations.
Rape -- Drama.
Gangsters -- Southern States -- Drama.
Prostitution -- Southern States -- Drama.
Gangsters.
Prostitution.
Rape.
Southern States.
Form/Genre:
Drama.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Film adaptations.
Melodramas (Motion pictures)
Crime films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Open-captioned for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH); closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
System Details:
DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital 1.0 audio mono.
digital
optical
mono
Dolby Digital 1.0
NTSC
video file
DVD video
region 1
Summary:
Loosely adapted from William Faulkner's controversial novel Sanctuary, this notorious pre-Code melodrama stars Miriam Hopkins as Temple Drake, the coquettish granddaughter of a respected small-town judge. When a boozehound date strands her at a bootleggers hideout, Temple is subjected to an act of nightmarish sexual violence and plunged into a criminal underworld that threatens to swallow her up completely.
Participant:
Miriam Hopkins, William Gargan, Jack La Rue, Florence Eldridge, Sir Guy Standing, Irving Pichel, Jobyna Howland, William Collier Jr.
Credits:
Photography, Karl Struss.
Notes:
Based on Sanctuary / by William Faulkner.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1933.
Special edition features: Casting a shadow (new program featuring a conversation between cinematographer John Bailey and Matt Severson, director of the Margaret Herrick Library at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, about the film's visual style, as well as archival materials relating to its production); Pre-code powerhouse (new program featuring critic Imogen Sara Smith on the complexity of the film and its central performance by Miriam Hopkins); Honest expression (new interview with critic Mick LaSalle about the film, censorship, and the Production Code); plus: an essay by critic Geoffrey O'Brien (on insert).
Contributor:
Roberts, Stephen, 1895-1936, film director.
Garrett, Oliver H. P. (Oliver Hart Palmer), 1897-1952, screenwriter.
Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972, actor.
Gargan, William, 1905-1979, actor.
LaRue, Jack, actor.
Eldridge, Florence, actor.
Standing, Guy, Sir, 1873-1937, actor.
Pichel, Irving, 1891-1954, actor.
Howland, Jobyna, actor.
Collier, William, 1866-1944, actor.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
ISBN:
9781681436678
1681436671
OCLC:
122629651
Publisher Number:
715515238816
CC3095DDVD The Criterion Collection
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