Silver screen icons. James Stewart



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Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, [2017]
2 videodiscs (490 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in
9786316915658, 883929596645

Container erroneously states that there is French dubbing and French subtitles on the discs, but there are not

The shop around the corner (1940 ; 99 min.) / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screenplay by Samson Raphaelson ; produced and directed by Ernst Lubitsch ; produced by Loew's Incorporated -- The FBI story (1959 ; 149 min.) / Warner Bros. Pictures ; a Mervyn LeRoy production ; screenplay by Richard L. Breen & John Twist ; produced and directed by Mervyn LeRoy

The shop around the corner: The setting is pre-World War II Budapest. Bickering co-workers in a gift shop don't realize they're lonelyhearts penpals

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The Stratton story (1949 ; 107 min.) / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screen play by Douglas Morrow and Guy Trosper ; story by Douglas Morrow ; directed by Sam Wood -- The spirit of St. Louis (1957 ; 135 min.) / Warner Bros. Pictures ; produced by Leland Hayward ; screen play by Billy Wilder and Wendell Mayes ; adaptation by Charles Lederer ; directed by Billy Wilder

The FBI story: The story of the FBI unfolds through the eyes of one of its agents. During his career he investigates gangsters, swindlers, the Ku Klux Klan, Nazi agents and cold war spies

The shop around the corner is based on the play Parfumerie, by Nikolaus [i.e. Miklos] Laszlo. The FBI story is based on the book by Don Whitehead. The Spirit of St. Louis is based on the book by Charles A. Lindbergh

The Stratton story: The true story of Chicago White Sox pitcher, Monty Stratton. Stratton suffers a devastating hunting accident which leads to the amputation of one leg. Learning to walk with an artificial limb, he struggles to resume his career

Originally produced as individual motion pictures, 1940 - 1959

The Spirit of St. Louis: Biography of Charles Lindbergh from his days of precarious mail runs in aviation's infancy to his design of a small transatlantic plane and the vicissitudes of its takeoff and epochal flight from New York to Paris in 1927

The shop around the corner: Director of photography, William Daniels ; editor, Gene Ruggiero ; music, Werner R. Heymann

The FBI story: music by Max Steiner ; director of photography, Joseph Biroc ; film editor, Philip W. Anderson ; art director, John Beckman ; costumes designed by Adele Palmer

The Stratton story: Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; film editor, Ben Lewis ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons and Paul Groesse

The Spirit of St. Louis: music composed and conducted by Franz Waxman ; directors of photography, Robert Burks, J. Peverell Marley ; film editor, Arthur P. Schmidt ; special effects by H.F. Koenekamp, Louis Lichtenfield

The shop around the corner: Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, Frank Morgan, Joseph Schilkdraut

The FBI story: James Stewart, Vera Miles, Murray Hamilton, Larry Pennell, Nick Adams, Diane Jergens

The Stratton story: James Stewart, June Allyson, Frank Morgan, Agnes Moorehead, Bill Williams

The Spirit of St. Louis: James Stewart, Murray Hamilton, Patricia Smith, Bartlett Robinson

DVD, region 1, full screen (The shop around the corner and The Stratton story) and widescreen (The Spirit of St. Louis and The FBI story) presentations, enhanced for widescreen TVs; Dolby digital 5.1 surround, Dolby digital mono

In English with optional English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned

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