The Resource Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor

Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor

Label
Sylvia Scarlett
Title
Sylvia Scarlett
Statement of responsibility
Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor
Title variation
  • Katharine Hepburn
  • Katharine Hepburn
Contributor
Actor
Distributor
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sylvia Scarlett is a young woman who is forced to flee with her small-time crook father from Paris to London after her mother dies, and his swindling schemes catch up to him. Sylvia cuts her hair, dons drag, and dubs herself "Sylvester" to help them stay incognito from the law. While on the train to London, they meet a smarmy scoundrel. The trio of crooks team up and work it in London, until they get run out of town. The three hook up with a maid and become a travelling performance troupe. Sylvia (as a boy) falls for a smarmy artist-type
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Original music by Roy Webb ; editing by Jane Loring ; cinematography by Joseph H. August
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
S95853 2007
PerformerNote
Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant, Brian Aherne, Edmund Gwenn
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1905-1996
  • -1940
  • 1901-1980
  • 1899-1983
  • 1907-2003
  • 1904-1986
  • 1902-1986
  • 1875-1959
  • 1883-1972
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Berman, Pandro S.
  • Unger, Gladys
  • Collier, John
  • Offner, Mortimer
  • Cukor, George
  • Hepburn, Katharine
  • Grant, Cary
  • Aherne, Brian
  • Gwenn, Edmund
  • Mackenzie, Compton
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • RKO Radio Pictures
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
94
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Thieves
  • Male impersonators
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Father-daughter relationship
  • Thieves
  • Male impersonators
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Fathers and daughters
  • Male impersonators
  • Swindlers and swindling
  • Thieves
  • England
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor
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Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the novel by Compton MacKenzie
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn128324785
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574547066
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • T7833
  • 1000692682
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)128324785
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Sylvia Scarlett, Turner Entertainment Co. ; an RKO Radio Picture ; produced by Pandro S. Berman ; screenplay by Gladys Unger, John Collier and Mortimer Offner ; directed by George Cukor
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • From the novel by Compton MacKenzie
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1936
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn128324785
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574547066
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
  • T7833
  • 1000692682
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)128324785
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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