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The Resource The fighting 69th, Warner Bros.-First National Pictures Inc. ; original screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine & Fred Niblo, Jr. and Dean Franklin ; directed by William Keighley

The fighting 69th, Warner Bros.-First National Pictures Inc. ; original screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine & Fred Niblo, Jr. and Dean Franklin ; directed by William Keighley

Label
The fighting 69th
Title
The fighting 69th
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros.-First National Pictures Inc. ; original screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine & Fred Niblo, Jr. and Dean Franklin ; directed by William Keighley
Title variation
Fighting Sixty-Ninth
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Fighting 69th" is a World War I regiment consisting mostly of New York-Irish soldiers. Jerry Plunkett is the cockiest member of a cocky crew. Jerry is a scrappy fellow who looks out only for himself. The officers and enlisted of the regiment do their best to instill discipline in Plunkett, and the chaplain, Father Duffy, tries to make Plunkett see the greater good. None of them seem to succeed. In the trenches, Plunkett acts selfishly and cowardly, eventually costing the lives of many of his fellow soldiers. A final act of cowardice leads to terrible consequences, but Plunkett sees in them a chance to redeem himself
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tony Gaudio ; art direction, Ted Smith ; editor, Owen Marks ; music, Adolph Deutsch
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue with English subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
D522.23
LC item number
.F5448564 2007
PerformerNote
James Cagney, Pat O'Brien, George Brent, Jeffrey Lynn, Alan Hale, Frank McHugh, Dennis Morgan, Dick Foran, William Lundigan, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Henry O'Neill, John Litel, Sammy Cohen, Harvey Stephens, William Hopper, Tom Dugan, Frank Wilcox
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1895-1971
  • 1903-1973
  • 1918-2002
  • 1889-1984
  • 1899-1986
  • 1899-1983
  • 1904-1979
  • 1909-1995
  • 1892-1950
  • 1899-1981
  • 1908-1994
  • 1910-1979
  • 1914-1975
  • 1900-1962
  • 1891-1961
  • 1892-1972
  • 1915-1970
  • 1889-1955
  • 1907-1974
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Raine, Norman Reilly
  • Niblo, Fred
  • Riesner, Dean
  • Keighley, William
  • Cagney, James
  • O'Brien, Pat
  • Brent, George
  • Lynn, Jeffrey
  • Hale, Alan
  • McHugh, Frank
  • Morgan, Dennis
  • Foran, Dick
  • Lundigan, William
  • Williams, Big Boy
  • O'Neill, Henry
  • Litel, John
  • Cohen, Sammy
  • Stephens, Harvey
  • Hopper, William
  • Dugan, Tom
  • Wilcox, Frank
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • First National Pictures, Inc
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
90
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • New York (State)
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Cowardice
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The fighting 69th, Warner Bros.-First National Pictures Inc. ; original screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine & Fred Niblo, Jr. and Dean Franklin ; directed by William Keighley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Special features: Warner night at the movies 1940, which includes "Brother Orchid" theatrical trailer, newsreel, "London can take it!" and "Young America flies" shorts; classic cartoons "The fighting 69 1/2th" and "Pilgrim and Porky"; audio only April 6, 1942 broadcast of a radio adaptation of the film with Pat O'Brien, Robert Preston, and Ralph Bellamy
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781419848308
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569796584
  • 012569796553
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 79658
  • 79655
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85767238
  • (Sirsi) o85767238
  • (OCoLC)85767238
  • 515088
  • 515088
System details
DVD; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., DVD-9, daul-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The fighting 69th, Warner Bros.-First National Pictures Inc. ; original screenplay by Norman Reilly Raine & Fred Niblo, Jr. and Dean Franklin ; directed by William Keighley
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1940
  • Special features: Warner night at the movies 1940, which includes "Brother Orchid" theatrical trailer, newsreel, "London can take it!" and "Young America flies" shorts; classic cartoons "The fighting 69 1/2th" and "Pilgrim and Porky"; audio only April 6, 1942 broadcast of a radio adaptation of the film with Pat O'Brien, Robert Preston, and Ralph Bellamy
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (90 min.)
Isbn
9781419848308
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 012569796584
  • 012569796553
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • 79658
  • 79655
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm85767238
  • (Sirsi) o85767238
  • (OCoLC)85767238
  • 515088
  • 515088
System details
DVD; region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono., DVD-9, daul-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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