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The Resource Hail the conquering hero, Paramount Pictures ; written and directed by Preston Sturges, (videorecording)

Hail the conquering hero, Paramount Pictures ; written and directed by Preston Sturges, (videorecording)

Label
Hail the conquering hero
Title
Hail the conquering hero
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; written and directed by Preston Sturges
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Born on the day his father died a hero in WWI, Woodrow Lafayette Pershing Truesmith enlists proudly when World War II begins. Although anxious to serve his country, Woodrow is quickly discharged because of his chronic hay fever. Ashamed to return to his home and his girlfriend, he takes a shipyard job while his buddies forward home his letters from the 'Pacific.'
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director, Preston Sturges
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue; French or Spanish subtitles. Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.H3558 2011
PerformerNote
Eddie Bracken, Ella Raines, William Demarest, Raymond Walburn, Franklin Pangborn, Elizabeth Patterson, Bill Edwards
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2002
  • 1921-1988
  • 1887-1969
  • 1889-1958
  • 1875-1966
  • 1918-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sturges, Preston
  • Bracken, Eddie
  • Raines, Ella
  • Demarest, William
  • Walburn, Raymond
  • Pangborn, Franklyn
  • Patterson, Elizabeth
  • Edwards, Bill
  • Sturges, Preston
  • Paramount Pictures, Inc
Runtime
101
Series statement
Universal cinema classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Deception
  • Heroes
Technique
live action
Label
Hail the conquering hero, Paramount Pictures ; written and directed by Preston Sturges, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192091001
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
61117192
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1856278
  • (OCoLC)714897684
  • (OCoLC)ocn714897684
  • 1856278
System details
DVD, region 1, full frame (1.33:1); Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Hail the conquering hero, Paramount Pictures ; written and directed by Preston Sturges, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (101 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192091001
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
61117192
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1856278
  • (OCoLC)714897684
  • (OCoLC)ocn714897684
  • 1856278
System details
DVD, region 1, full frame (1.33:1); Dolby digital 2.0 mono
Video recording format
DVD

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