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The Resource Ambassador Bill, 20th Century Fox ; directed by Sam Taylor ; story and screen play by Guy Bolton ; Fox Film Corporation, (videorecording)

Ambassador Bill, 20th Century Fox ; directed by Sam Taylor ; story and screen play by Guy Bolton ; Fox Film Corporation, (videorecording)

Label
Ambassador Bill
Title
Ambassador Bill
Statement of responsibility
20th Century Fox ; directed by Sam Taylor ; story and screen play by Guy Bolton ; Fox Film Corporation
Title variation
Will Rogers collection
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A madcap send-up of politics, power, and pompous propriety. The story of an Oklahoma rancher who is appointed ambassador to Silvania, a tiny embattled monarchy. The king has been exiled and the country is being ruled by a young boy under the influence of an evil prince. The ambassador decides to teach them all good 'ol American values
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, John Mescall ; art director, Duncan Cramer ; editor, Harold Schuster ; sound, Alfred Bruzlin
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English with optional English and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
A433773367 2006
PerformerNote
Will Rogers, Marguerite Churchill, Greta Nissen, Tad Alexander, Ray Milland, Gustav Von Seyffertitz, Arnold Korff, Ferdinand Munier, Edwin Maxwell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1884-1979
  • 1895-1958
  • 1879-1935
  • 1906-1988
  • 1863-1943
  • 1889-1945
  • d. 1948
  • 1899-1962
  • 1902-1986
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bolton, Guy
  • Taylor, Sam
  • Rogers, Will
  • Churchill, Marguerite
  • Nissen, Greta
  • Alexander, Tad
  • Milland, Ray
  • Seyffertitz, Gustav von
  • Korff, Arnold
  • Munier, Ferdinand
  • Maxwell, Edwin
  • Mescall, John
  • Cramer, Duncan
  • Schuster, Harold D.
  • Bruzlin, Alfred
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
70
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ambassadors
  • Monarchy
  • Political corruption
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ambassador Bill, 20th Century Fox ; directed by Sam Taylor ; story and screen play by Guy Bolton ; Fox Film Corporation, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • Special features: "Back to the ranch," a featurette on the Will Rogers State Historic Park; restoration comparison
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm77539267
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (70 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WA : 2012-03-29
Other control number
024543399230
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)77539267
  • (sirsi)o77539267
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., single layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ambassador Bill, 20th Century Fox ; directed by Sam Taylor ; story and screen play by Guy Bolton ; Fox Film Corporation, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1931
  • Special features: "Back to the ranch," a featurette on the Will Rogers State Historic Park; restoration comparison
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm77539267
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (70 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WA : 2012-03-29
Other control number
024543399230
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)77539267
  • (sirsi)o77539267
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono., single layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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