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The Resource It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer

It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer

Label
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world
Title
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer
Contributor
Actor
Commentator
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Host
Illustrator
Performer
Presenter
Production company
Screenwriter
Singer
Voice actor
Writer of supplementary textual content
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"About a group of strangers fighting tooth and nail over buried treasure, is the most grandly harebrained movie ever made, a pileup of slapstick and borscht-belt-y one-liners performed by a nonpareil cast"--Container
Member of
Cataloging source
SDL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Ernest Laszlo ; production design, Rudolph Sternad ; art director, Gordon Gurnee ; film editors, Frederick Knudtson, Robert C. Jones, Gene Fowler, Jr. ; set decoration, Joseph Kish ; costumes designed by Bill Thomas ; songs: music, Ernest Gold ; lyrics, Mack David ; dance sequence sung by The Shirelles ; music by Ernest Gold conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Intended audience
Rated G
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Language note
English language track; English SDH
PerformerNote
Spencer Tracy, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, Ethel Merman, Mickey Rooney, Dick Shawn, Phil Silvers, Terry-Thomas, Jonathan Winters, Edie Adams, Dorothy Provine, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Jim Backus, Ben Blue, Joe E. Brown, Alan Carney, Chick Chandler, Barrie Chase, Lloyd Corrigan, William Demarest, Selma Diamond (voice), Andy Devine, Peter Falk, Norman Fell, Paul Ford, Stan Freberg, Louise Glenn (voice), Leo Gorcey, Sterling Holloway, Marvin Kaplan, Edward Everett Horton, Buster Keaton, Don Knotts, Charles Lane, Mike Mazurki, Charles McGraw, Cliff Norton, Zasu Pitts, Carl Reiner, Madlyn Rhue, Roy Roberts, Arnold Stang, Nick Stewart, The Three Stooges, Sammee Tong, Jesse White, Jimmy Durante
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  • 1914-1987
  • 1920-2015
  • 1900-1967
  • 1922-2014
  • 1924-2003
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  • 1901-1975
  • 1892-1973
  • 1909-1973
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  • Kramer, Stanley
  • Rose, William
  • Rose, Tania
  • Tracy, Spencer
  • Berle, Milton
  • Caesar, Sid
  • Hackett, Buddy
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Rooney, Mickey
  • Shawn, Dick
  • Silvers, Phil
  • Terry-Thomas
  • Winters, Jonathan
  • Adams, Edie
  • Provine, Dorothy
  • Anderson, Eddie
  • Backus, Jim
  • Blue, Ben
  • Brown, Joe E.
  • Carney, Alan
  • Chandler, Chick
  • Chase, Barrie
  • Corrigan, Lloyd
  • Demarest, William
  • Diamond, Selma
  • Devine, Andy
  • Falk, Peter
  • Fell, Norman
  • Ford, Paul
  • Freberg, Stan
  • Glenn, Louise
  • Gorcey, Leo B.
  • Holloway, Sterling
  • Kaplan, Marvin
  • Horton, Edward Everett
  • Keaton, Buster
  • Knotts, Don
  • Lane, Charles
  • Mazurki, Mike
  • McGraw, Charles
  • Norton, Cliff
  • Pitts, ZaSu
  • Reiner, Carl
  • Rhue, Madlyn
  • Roberts, Roy
  • Stang, Arnold
  • Stewart, Nick
  • Fine, Larry
  • Howard, Jerome Lester
  • Howard, Moe
  • Tong, Sammee
  • White, Jesse
  • Durante, Jimmy
  • Evanier, Mark
  • Schlesinger, Michael
  • Scrabo, Paul
  • Crystal, Billy
  • Barron, Craig
  • Burtt, Ben
  • Lumenick, Lou
  • Davis, Jack
  • Woodman, Dave
  • Three Stooges (Comedy team)
  • Shirelles (Musical group)
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • United Artists Corporation
  • Criterion Collection (Firm)
Runtime
163
Series statement
The Criterion collection
Series volume
692
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Treasure troves
Target audience
adult
Technique
animation
Label
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963. General release version and new high-definition digital transfer of 197-minute extended version
  • Program notes (16 p.) and illustrated map of movie scene locations (1 folded sheet) inserted in container
  • Special features: DVD Disc 1: Promotional spots (for 1963 original release & 1970 rerelease); AFI's 100 years... 100 laughs (excerpts from the 2000 AFI program featuring comedians and actors discussing the influence of the film). DVD Disc 2: The extended version (197 minute version of the film); Commentary (featuring Mark Evanier, Michael Schlesinger and Paul Scrabo); Restoration demonstration. DVD Disc 3: Telescope (two-part 1963 episode of the CBC television program that follows the film's press junket and premiere): Part one: "A winter's tale", Part two: "Junket into madness"; Press interview, 1963 (with director Stanley Kramer and cast members Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Mickey Rooney, and Jonathan Winters); Stanley Kramer's reunion with the great comedy artists of our time (excerpt from a 1974 talk show hosted by Kramer and featuring Mad World actors Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, and Jonathan Winters); The last 70 mm Film Festival (a 2012 program featuring Mad world cast and crew at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosted by actor Billy Crystal); Sound and vision (short documentary on the films use of visual and sound effects featuring visual effects expert Craig Barron and sound designer Ben Burtt). Blu-ray discs contain identical special features. Booklet features an essay by film critic Lou Lumenick and new illustrations by legendary cartoonist Jack Davis, along with a map of the shooting locations by artist Dave Woodman
Accompanying material
3 videodiscs (163 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
[v. 1.] DVD one -- [v. 2.] DVD two -- DVD three -- [v. 3.] BLU-RAY one -- BLU-RAY two
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
2 Blu-ray discs (163 min.)
Isbn
9781604657999
Media category
  • video
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515112017
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • Blu-ray
  • DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2331BDDVD
  • CC2331BDDVD-3
  • CC2331BDDVD-4
  • CC2331BDDVD-5
  • CC2331BDDVD-1
  • CC2331BDDVD-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn869541735
  • (Sirsi) o869541735
  • (OCoLC)869541735
  • 898494
  • 898494
System details
  • Blu-ray: Region A ; dts-hd master audio ; 5.1 surround
  • DVD: aspect ratio 2.76:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital, region 1
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc
Label
It's a mad, mad, mad, mad world, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; Stanley Kramer presents a United Artists release ; story and screenplay by William & Tania Rose ; produced and directed by Stanley Kramer
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1963. General release version and new high-definition digital transfer of 197-minute extended version
  • Program notes (16 p.) and illustrated map of movie scene locations (1 folded sheet) inserted in container
  • Special features: DVD Disc 1: Promotional spots (for 1963 original release & 1970 rerelease); AFI's 100 years... 100 laughs (excerpts from the 2000 AFI program featuring comedians and actors discussing the influence of the film). DVD Disc 2: The extended version (197 minute version of the film); Commentary (featuring Mark Evanier, Michael Schlesinger and Paul Scrabo); Restoration demonstration. DVD Disc 3: Telescope (two-part 1963 episode of the CBC television program that follows the film's press junket and premiere): Part one: "A winter's tale", Part two: "Junket into madness"; Press interview, 1963 (with director Stanley Kramer and cast members Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Mickey Rooney, and Jonathan Winters); Stanley Kramer's reunion with the great comedy artists of our time (excerpt from a 1974 talk show hosted by Kramer and featuring Mad World actors Sid Caesar, Buddy Hackett, and Jonathan Winters); The last 70 mm Film Festival (a 2012 program featuring Mad world cast and crew at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, hosted by actor Billy Crystal); Sound and vision (short documentary on the films use of visual and sound effects featuring visual effects expert Craig Barron and sound designer Ben Burtt). Blu-ray discs contain identical special features. Booklet features an essay by film critic Lou Lumenick and new illustrations by legendary cartoonist Jack Davis, along with a map of the shooting locations by artist Dave Woodman
Accompanying material
3 videodiscs (163 min. : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
  • videodisc
  • videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
  • two-dimensional moving image
  • two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
[v. 1.] DVD one -- [v. 2.] DVD two -- DVD three -- [v. 3.] BLU-RAY one -- BLU-RAY two
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Dual-format edition.
Extent
2 Blu-ray discs (163 min.)
Isbn
9781604657999
Media category
  • video
  • video
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
715515112017
Other physical details
sound, color
Physical substance
  • Blu-ray
  • DVD video
Publisher number
  • CC2331BDDVD
  • CC2331BDDVD-3
  • CC2331BDDVD-4
  • CC2331BDDVD-5
  • CC2331BDDVD-1
  • CC2331BDDVD-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn869541735
  • (Sirsi) o869541735
  • (OCoLC)869541735
  • 898494
  • 898494
System details
  • Blu-ray: Region A ; dts-hd master audio ; 5.1 surround
  • DVD: aspect ratio 2.76:1 widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital, region 1
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • Blu-ray disc

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