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The house on Telegraph Hill [DVD videorecording] / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Elick Moll and Frank Partos ; produced by Robert Bassler ; directed by Robert Wise.

Contributor(s): Wise, Robert, 1914-2005 | Bassler, Robert, 1903-1975 | Moll, Elick | Partos, Frank, 1901-1956 | Basehart, Richard, 1914-1984 | Cortese, Valentina | Lundigan, William, 1914-1975 | Lyon, Mabel Dana, 1897-1982. Frightened child | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Fox film noir: 15.Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2005Description: 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Lyon, Mabel Dana, 1897-1982 -- Film adaptations | Holocaust survivors -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama | Impersonation -- Drama | Inheritance and succession -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Actuación teatral -- Teatro | Víctimas de guerra -- Teatro | Impersonation -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Thrillers (Motion pictures, television, etc.) | Film noir. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Film noir. | Film noir -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.43/72
Production Credits: Musical director, Alfred Newman ; music, Sol Kaplan ; editing, Nick DiMaggio ; director of photography, Lucien Ballard.
Cast: Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortesa, William Lundigan, Fay Baker, Gordon Gebert.Summary: "Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet.
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DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo, Dolby Digital mono.

In English or Spanish with optional subtitles in English or Spanish ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

Richard Basehart, Valentina Cortesa, William Lundigan, Fay Baker, Gordon Gebert.

Musical director, Alfred Newman ; music, Sol Kaplan ; editing, Nick DiMaggio ; director of photography, Lucien Ballard.

"Based on a novel by Dana Lyon."

Originally released as a motion picture in 1951.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

"Victoria Kowelska is tortured in a concentration camp during the final days of World War II, and her family in Poland is slaughtered. Her best friend, Karin, who is ill, hopes to recover and make it to San Francisco, where a wealthy aunt is taking care of her son. But when Karin dies and the camp is liberated, Victoria exchanges identity papers with the dead woman, thereby gaining a new identity and family. After five years in relocation camps, Victoria finally gets to America, only to learn that Karin's aunt has recently died, and her nephew is in charge of the estate and Karin's son."--Booklet.

Special features: Audio commentary with noted film historian Eddie Muller; poster gallery; on-set production stills; unit photography gallery; special shoot gallery; theatrical trailer.

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