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John Ford : The Columbia Films Collection (2013, original release: 1935)


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Published: [Calif.] : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2013] ©2013
Series: TCM vault collection.
Description:  5 videodiscs (approximately 561 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in
Language:  English

"Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The Film Foundation and Turner Classic Movies partner to present this collection of five films, all fully restored and remastered ... showcasing the diversity and quality of [John] Ford's work for Columbia Pictures over the course of nearly three decades, in genres as diverse as Biopic and Romantic comedy"--Container

Title and credits from container

The long gray line, based upon 'Bringing up the brass' by Marty Maher and Nardi Reeder Campion. Gideon's day, from the novel by J. J. Marric. The last hurrah, based on the novel by Edwin O'Connor. Two rode together, based on a novel by Will Cook

Gideon's day: "Released in the U.S. only in a truncated, black and white version as Gideon of Scotland Yard"--Container

Videodisc release of five motion pictures originally released in 1935 (The whole town's talking), 1955 (The long gray line), 1958 (Gideon's day, The last hurrah), and 1961 (Two rode together)

Special features include publicity stills, scene stills and movie posters, an introduction by Ben Mankiewicz of The whole town's talking, and Leonard Maltin discussing in turn The whole town's talking, The long gray line, Gideon's day, The last hurrah, and Two rode together

Whole town's talking: Edward G. Robinson, Jean Arthur

Long gray line: Tyrone Power, Maureen O'Hara, Robert Francis, Donald Crisp, Ward Bond

Gideon's day: Jack Hawkins, Dianne Foster

Last hurrah: Spencer Tracy, Jeffrey Hunter, Dianne Foster, Pat O'Brien, Basil Rathbone, Donald Crisp, James Gleason

Two rode together: James Stewart, Richard Widmark, Shirley Jones, Linda Cristal, Andy Devine, John McIntire

Whole town's talking: "A bland accountant ... is mistaken for a notorious gangster and the gangster himself ... takes advantage of the resemblance for criminal schemes"--Container

Long gray line: "The real-life story of a tough Irish immigrant whose 50-year career at West Point takes him from dishwasher to athletic instructor to non-commissioned officer, allowing him to guide generations of young officers"--Container

Gideon's day: "A typical day in the life of Inspector George Gideon ... which has him dealing with both mundane family matters and the foiling of elaborate crimes"--Container

Last hurrah: "A big city mayor ... rises from humble origins by building a powerful political machine, but struggles to maintain his position amidst charges of corruption leveled at him by the elite citizens whose power he has usurped"--Container

Two rode together: "An unethical US Marshal ... is summoned to accompany an army officer ... on a mission to secure the release of two prisoners from the Comanches"--Container

Not rated by MPAA

DVD, NTSC, Region 1; full screen 1.37:1, full screen 1.85:1, widescreen 2.55:1

In English

Whole town is talking / Long gray line / Gideon's day / Last hurrah / Two rode together / (ca. 93 min.) -- (ca. 138 min.) -- (ca. 100 min.) -- (ca. 121 min.) -- (ca. 109 min.)

Columbia Pictures presents ; story by W.R. Burnett ; screenplay by Jo Swerling and Robert Riskin ; directed by John Ford Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Edward Hope ; produced by Robert Arthur ; directed by John Ford Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by T.E.B. Clarke ; produced by Michael Killanin ; directed by John Ford Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent ; produced and directed by John Ford Columbia Pictures presents ; screenplay by Frank Nugent ; produced by Stan Shpetner ; directed by John Ford

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United States Military Academy -- Drama.
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Gideon, George (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
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Additional Credits:
Burnett, W. R. 1899-1982, author of screenplay (William Riley),
Swerling, Jo, 1897-1964, author of screenplay
Riskin, Robert, author of screenplay
Hope, Edward, 1896-1958, author of screenplay
Arthur, Robert, 1909-1986, producer
Clarke, T. E. B. 1907-1989, author of screenplay (Thomas Ernest Bennett),
Killanin, Michael, producer
Nugent, Frank S., author of screenplay
Shpetner, Stan, producer
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973, actor
Arthur, Jean, 1900-1991, actor
Power, Tyrone, 1914-1958, actor
O'Hara, Maureen, 1920-2015, actor
Francis, Robert, 1930-1955, actor
Crisp, Donald, 1880-1974, actor
Bond, Ward, 1903-1960, actor
Hawkins, Jack, 1910-1973, actor
Foster, Dianne, 1928- actor
Tracy, Spencer, 1900-1967, actor
Hunter, Jeffrey, 1925-1969, actor
O'Brien, Pat, 1899-1983, actor
Rathbone, Basil, 1892-1967, actor
Gleason, James, 1886-1959, actor
Stewart, James, 1908-1997, actor
Widmark, Richard, actor
Jones, Shirley, 1934 March 31- actor
Cristal, Linda, 1934- actor
Devine, Andy, 1905-1977, actor
McIntire, John, 1907-1991, actor
Ford, John, 1894-1973, director
Film Foundation,
Turner Classic Movies (Firm),
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm),

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