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The Resource Isle of the dead, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson. Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson, (videorecording)

Isle of the dead, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson. Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson, (videorecording)

Label
Isle of the dead
Title
Isle of the dead
Statement of responsibility
RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson. Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Isle of the dead: A group of strangers are all quarantined inside the same house after an outbreak of the plague
  • Bedlam: A wealthy activist attempts to reform the St. Mary's of Bethlehem Asylum, with disastrous results
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Isle of the dead: director of photography, Jack Mackenzie; music, Leigh Harline; editor, Lyle Boyer
  • Bedlam: director of photography, Nicholas Musuraca; music, Roy Webb; editor, Lyle Boyer
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Not rated by the MPAA
Language note
  • In English; with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
I75 2005
PerformerNote
  • Cast for Isle of the dead: Boris Karloff, Ellen Drew, Marc Cramer, Katherine Emery, Helene Thimig, Alan Napier, Jason Robards, Ernst Dorian
  • Cast for Bedlam: Boris Karloff, Anna Lee, Billy House, Richard Fraser, Glenn Vernon, Ian Wolfe, Jason Robards, Leland Hodgson, Joan Newton, Elizabeth Russell
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1887-1969
  • 1915-2003
  • 1918-1988
  • 1906-1980
  • 1889-1974
  • 1903-1988
  • 1892-1963
  • 1890-1969
  • 1914-2004
  • 1890-1961
  • 1913-1971
  • 1923-1999
  • 1896-1992
  • 1892-1949
  • 1922-
  • 1916-2002
  • 1958-
  • 1905-1985
  • 1907-1983
  • 1913-1978
  • 1888-1982
  • 1697-1764
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Karloff, Boris
  • Drew, Ellen
  • Cramer, Marc
  • Emery, Katherine
  • Thimig-Reinhardt, Helene
  • Napier, Alan
  • Robards, Jason
  • Deutsch, Ernst
  • Lee, Anna
  • House, Billy
  • Fraser, Richard
  • Vernon, Glen
  • Wolfe, Ian
  • Hodgson, Leyland
  • Newton, Joan
  • Russell, Elizabeth
  • Weaver, Tom
  • Mackenzie, Jack
  • Harline, Leigh
  • Boyer, Lyle
  • Lewton, Val
  • Wray, Ardel
  • Robson, Mark
  • Keith, Carlos
  • Webb, Roy
  • Musuraca, Nick
  • Hogarth, William
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
151
Series statement
Val Lewton horror collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bethlem Royal Hospital (London, England)
  • Quarantine
  • Vampires
  • Islands
  • Psychiatric hospitals
  • London (England)
Technique
live action
Label
Isle of the dead, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson. Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Bedlam suggested by the William Hogarth painting of the same name (plate 8 of The rake's progress)
  • Special features (Bedlam): optional audio commentary by film historian Tom Weaver
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition"--Container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Isle of the dead / RKO Radio Pictures Inc. presents ; director of photography, Jack Mackenzie ; music by Leigh Harline ; edited by Lyle Boyer ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson (1945, 72 min.) -- Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures Inc. presents ; suggested by the William Hogarth [series of paintings "A rake's progress"] ; screen play by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; music by Roy Webb ; director of photography, Nicholas Musuraca ; edited by Lyle Boyer ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson (1946, 79 min.)
Control code
ocm61852913
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Isbn
9780780650800
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 053939724226
  • 053939727029
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • T7242
  • T7270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61852913
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Isle of the dead, RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson. Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; screenplay by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Bedlam suggested by the William Hogarth painting of the same name (plate 8 of The rake's progress)
  • Special features (Bedlam): optional audio commentary by film historian Tom Weaver
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition"--Container
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Isle of the dead / RKO Radio Pictures Inc. presents ; director of photography, Jack Mackenzie ; music by Leigh Harline ; edited by Lyle Boyer ; produced by Val Lewton ; written by Ardel Wray ; directed by Mark Robson (1945, 72 min.) -- Bedlam / RKO Radio Pictures Inc. presents ; suggested by the William Hogarth [series of paintings "A rake's progress"] ; screen play by Carlos Keith and Mark Robson ; music by Roy Webb ; director of photography, Nicholas Musuraca ; edited by Lyle Boyer ; produced by Val Lewton ; directed by Mark Robson (1946, 79 min.)
Control code
ocm61852913
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
1 videodisc (151 min.)
Isbn
9780780650800
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 053939724226
  • 053939727029
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • T7242
  • T7270
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)61852913
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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