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Island in the sun

Title
Island in the sun / directed by Robert Rossen.
Publication
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005, ©1957.

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Additional Authors
  • Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979
  • Hayes, Alfred, 1911-1985
  • Rossen, Robert, 1908-1966
  • Mason, James, 1909-1984
  • Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013
  • Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965
  • Collins, Joan, 1933-
  • Rennie, Michael
  • Belafonte, Harry, 1927-2023
  • Waugh, Alec, 1898-1981.
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
  • Darryl F. Zanuck Productions.
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
  • Fox Video (Firm)
Description
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in.
Summary
Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman.
Series Statement
Cinema Classics Collection
Uniform Title
  • Island in the sun (Motion picture)
  • Cinema classics collection.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Feature films.
  • Film adaptations.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957.
  • Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh.
  • Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A & E Network; original theatrical trailer.
Credits (note)
  • Producer, Darryl F. Zanuck ; screenwriter, Alfred Hayes ; director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold ; 20th Century-Fox by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. presents a CinemaScope production.
System Details (note)
  • DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono.
Language (note)
  • Closed captioned; audio in English 4.0 surround, Spanish or French mono; optional subtitles in English French or Spanish.
Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-2079
LCCN
  • 024543221876
  • 024543221913
OCLC
63145961
Title
Island in the sun / directed by Robert Rossen.
Imprint
Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005, ©1957.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Digital File Characteristics
video file DVD video
Series
Cinema Classics Collection
Cinema classics collection.
Performer
Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Harry Belafonte.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono.
Credits
Producer, Darryl F. Zanuck ; screenwriter, Alfred Hayes ; director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold ; 20th Century-Fox by arrangement with Darryl F. Zanuck Productions, Inc. presents a CinemaScope production.
Language
Closed captioned; audio in English 4.0 surround, Spanish or French mono; optional subtitles in English French or Spanish.
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Added Author
Zanuck, Darryl Francis, 1902-1979, film producer.
Hayes, Alfred, 1911-1985, screenwriter.
Rossen, Robert, 1908-1966, film director.
Mason, James, 1909-1984, actor.
Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013, actor.
Dandridge, Dorothy, 1922-1965, actor.
Collins, Joan, 1933- actor.
Rennie, Michael, actor.
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-2023, actor.
Waugh, Alec, 1898-1981. Island in the sun.
Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation.
Darryl F. Zanuck Productions.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc.
Fox Video (Firm)
Other Standard Identifier
024543221876
024543221913
Research Call Number
Sc Visual DVD-2079
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