Prisoner of Zenda [DVD videorecording] / 1937 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; [presented by] Selznick International ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screenplay by John L. Balderston ; adaptation by Wells Root ; additional dialogue by Donald Ogden Stewart ; directed by John Cromwell. 1952 version: Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by John L. Balderston and Noel Langley ; adaptation by Wells Root ; directed by Richard Thorpe.
Contributor(s): Selznick, David O | Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd) | Root, Wells | Stewart, Donald Ogden | Cromwell, John | Berman, Pandro S | Langley, Noel | Thorpe, Richard | Colman, Ronald | Carroll, Madeleine | Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey) | Massey, Raymond | Astor, Mary | Niven, David | Fairbanks, Douglas, Jr | Granger, Stewart | Kerr, Deborah | Calhern, Louis | Greer, Jane | Stone, Lewis | Douglas, Robert | Mason, James | Rose, Edward E. (Edward Everett) | Turner Entertainment Co | Selznick International Pictures | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | Warner Home Video (Firm)Material type: FilmSeries: Literary classics: Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, Description: 1 videodisc (201 min.) : sd., b&w (1937), col. (1952) ; 4 3/4 inISBN: 1419843141; 9781419843143Contained works: Hope, Anthony, 1863-1933 Prisoner of ZendaSubject(s): Lookalikes -- Drama | Kings and rulers -- Drama | Swordsmen -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Adventure films | Lookalikes -- Drama | Kings and rulers -- Drama | Swordsmen -- Drama | Man-woman relationship -- DramaGenre/Form: Man-woman relationships in motion pictures. | Feature films. | Adventure films. | Love stories. | Feature films. | Adventure films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Films for the hearing impaired. | Adventure -- Feature. | Romance -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.43/75 LOC classification: PN1995.9.A3 | P7576647 2007
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DVD, Region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono., dual-layer.
Title from container.
1937 version: Ronald Colman, Madeleine Carroll, C. Aubrey Smith, Raymond Massey, Mary Astor, David Niven, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
1952 version: Stewart Granger, Deborah Kerr, Louis Calhern, Jane Greer, Lewis Stone, Robert Douglas, James Mason.
1937 version: photographer, James Wong Howe; musical score, Alfred Newman.
Based on the novel [and Edward Rose's dramatization] by Anthony Hope.
Originally released as motion pictures in 1937 and 1952.
He has the appearance and manner of the king, yet he's really a lookalike ... and on his shoulders rests all hope of foiling a blackguard's plot to usurp the throne. Adventure, pageantry and royal intrigue are forged at sword point.
Side A: Prisoner of Zenda (1937 ; 101 min.) -- Side B: Prisoner of Zenda (1952 ; 100 min.).
Special features: Side A: "Pete Smith specialty" short "Penny Wisdom;" cartoon "The Wayward Pups;" audio-only bonus radio adaptation with Ronald Colman ; Side B: "FitzPatrick Traveltalk" short "Land of the Taj Mahal;" Oscar-winning cartoon "Johann Mouse;" 1952 theatrical trailer.