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The Resource Magic town, Robert Riskin presents ; released by RKO Radio Pictures, inc. ; a William A. Wellman production ; written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman

Magic town, Robert Riskin presents ; released by RKO Radio Pictures, inc. ; a William A. Wellman production ; written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman

Label
Magic town
Title
Magic town
Statement of responsibility
Robert Riskin presents ; released by RKO Radio Pictures, inc. ; a William A. Wellman production ; written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An ambitious pollster finds a small town whose citizens' opinions accurately reflect those of America at large. On discovering this oddity in the darling town of Grandview, Smith plots to exploit this mathematical miracle. Posing as an insurance salesman along with his two sidekicks, Ike Sloan and Mr. Twiddle, he romances the local newspaper editor while trying to keep her from discovering his true intentions
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Joseph F. Biroc ; editors, Sherman Todd, Richard G. Wray ; music, Roy Webb
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.M34 2013
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Jane Wyman, Kent Smith, Ned Sparks, Wallace Ford, Regis Toomey, Ann Doran, Donald Meek
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1896-1975
  • 1907-1997
  • 1917-2007
  • 1907-1985
  • 1883-1957
  • 1898-1966
  • 1898-1991
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wellman, William A.
  • Riskin, Robert
  • Stewart, James G.
  • Wyman, Jane
  • Smith, Kent
  • Sparks, Ned
  • Ford, Wallace
  • Toomey, Regis
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Olive Films
Runtime
103
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Small cities
  • Impostors and imposture
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Women newspaper editors
  • Public opinion
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Magic town, Robert Riskin presents ; released by RKO Radio Pictures, inc. ; a William A. Wellman production ; written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Based on a story by Robert Riskin and Joseph Krumgold
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 (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090059107
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
OF591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn840436465
  • (Sirsi) o840436465
  • (OCoLC)840436465
  • 851792
  • 851792
System details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Magic town, Robert Riskin presents ; released by RKO Radio Pictures, inc. ; a William A. Wellman production ; written and produced by Robert Riskin ; directed by William A. Wellman
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1947
  • Based on a story by Robert Riskin and Joseph Krumgold
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 (103 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
887090059107
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
OF591
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn840436465
  • (Sirsi) o840436465
  • (OCoLC)840436465
  • 851792
  • 851792
System details
DVD; NTSC; all regions; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; mono
Video recording format
DVD

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