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Son of fury [DVD videorecording] : the story of Benjamin Blake / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Philip Dunne ; produced by Darryl F. Zanuck ; directed by John Cromwell.

Contributor(s): Cromwell, John, 1888-1979 | Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979 | Dunne, Philip, 1908-1992 | Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958 | Tierney, Gene | Sanders, George, 1906-1972 | Farmer, Frances, 1913-1970 | Lanchester, Elsa, 1902-1986 | Johnson, Kay, 1904-1975 | Carradine, John | McDowall, Roddy | Marshall, Edison, 1894-1967. Benjamin Blake | Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Cinema classics collection: Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2007]Description: 1 videodisc (98 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 4 lobby cards in an envelope.Other title: Story of Benjamin Blake.Subject(s): Illegitimate children -- Drama | Uncles -- England -- Drama | Slavery -- England -- Drama | Stowaways -- Oceania -- Drama | Pearl divers -- Oceania -- Drama | Revenge -- Drama | Inheritance and succession -- England -- Drama | Marshall, Edison, 1894-1967 -- Film adaptations | Ilegitimidad -- Teatro | Derecho sucesorio -- Inglaterra -- Teatro | Oceanía -- Teatro | Illegitimacy -- Drama | Uncles -- England -- Drama | Slavery -- England -- Drama | Stowaways -- Oceania -- Drama | Pearl divers -- Oceania -- Drama | Revenge -- Drama | Inheritance and succession -- England -- Drama | Marshall, Edison, 1894-1967 -- Adaptations -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Adventure films. | Feature films. | Adventure films. | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Adventure -- Feature. | Adaptation -- Feature.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.A3 | S66 2007
Production Credits: Director of photography, Arthur Miller ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music, Alfred Newman.
Cast: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Frances Farmer, Elsa Lanchester, Kay Johnson, Roddy McDowall, John Carradine.Summary: Set in the 19th century, the illegitimate son of a British aristocrat, Benjamin Blake, is forced into servitude by a wicked uncle. As a rebellious young man, Benjamin falls for a beautiful aristocrat and is beaten as punishment. Fleeing his tyrannical uncle, Benjamin stows away on a ship and lands on an idyllic South Pacific island. There he romances an exotic native beauty and earns a fortune diving for pearls with a fellow shipmate. But Benjamin's enchanted paradise becomes his prison as he yearns for revenge. When a ship arrives, bound for England, Benjamin steps aboard, heading home to seek the title and inheritance that are his.
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DVD, region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; dual layer ; NTSC.

English (stereo. or mono.) and dubbed Spanish (mono.) soundtracks with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles; closed-captioned.

Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, George Sanders, Frances Farmer, Elsa Lanchester, Kay Johnson, Roddy McDowall, John Carradine.

Director of photography, Arthur Miller ; editor, Walter Thompson ; music, Alfred Newman.

Based on the novel Benjamin Blake by Edison Marshall.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.

Some copies issued in a boxed set entitled: Tyrone Power collection.

Not rated.

Set in the 19th century, the illegitimate son of a British aristocrat, Benjamin Blake, is forced into servitude by a wicked uncle. As a rebellious young man, Benjamin falls for a beautiful aristocrat and is beaten as punishment. Fleeing his tyrannical uncle, Benjamin stows away on a ship and lands on an idyllic South Pacific island. There he romances an exotic native beauty and earns a fortune diving for pearls with a fellow shipmate. But Benjamin's enchanted paradise becomes his prison as he yearns for revenge. When a ship arrives, bound for England, Benjamin steps aboard, heading home to seek the title and inheritance that are his.

Special features: isolated score soundtrack; behind-the-scenes featurette; still gallery; advertising gallery; original theatrical trailer.

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