The Val Lewton collection

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Subjects: Horror films
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Special ed
Published: [S.l.] : Turner Home Entertainment, Chatsworth, CA: Image Entertainment [distributor], c1995
LC Classification: P, PN
Added Titles: I walked with a zombie (Motion picture)
Leopard man (Motion picture)
Alternate Title(s): I walked with a zombie (Motion picture).
, Leopard man (Motion picture).
Analytic Titles: Cat people
Seventh victim
Ghost ship
Curse of the cat people
Isle of the dead
Bedlam
Body snatcher
Additional Authors: Lewton, Val
Tourneur, Jacques, 1904-1977
Robson, Mark, 1913-1978
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005
RKO Radio Pictures
Turner Home Entertainment (Firm)
Image Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: UPC: 014381281569
Videorecording number: ID2815TU
Laser Disc, sides 1-11 extended play (CLV), side 12 (CAV)
Credits: Producer, Val Lewton
Collection of films originally released as motion pictures between 1942 and 1946
Summary: During the 1940's, producer Val Lewton created a style of horror film that remains an important influence on the genre even today. His speciality: psychological terror, relying on the powers of his viewer's imagination
Side 12 also contains an audio commentary during the Body snatcher by Robert Wise
Contents: Disc 1. Cat people (73 min., 1942) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; produced by Val Lewton; written by DeWitt Bodeen; directed by Jacques Tourneur -- disc 1 & 2. I walked with a zombie (68 min., 1943) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; screenplay by Curt Siodmak and Ardel Wray; produced by Val Lewton; directed by Jacques Tourneur -- disc 2. The leopard man (66 min., 1943) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; screenplay by Ardel Wray; produced by Val Lewton; directed by Jacques Tourneur -- discs 2 & 3. The seventh victim (71 min., 1943) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; produced by Val Lewton; written by Charles O'Neal and DeWitt Bodeen; directed by Mark Robson -- disc 3. The ghost ship (69 min., 1943) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; produced by Val Lewton; screenplay by Donald Henderson Clarke; directed by Mark Robson --
Contents: disc 4. The curse of the cat people (70 min., 1944) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; produced by Val Lewton; written by DeWitt Bodeen; directed by Gunther V. Fritsch and Robert Wise -- discs 4 & 5. Isle of the dead (72 min., 1945) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; produced by Val Lewton; written by Ardel Wray and Josef Mischel; directed by Mark Robson -- disc 5. Bedlam (79 min., 1946) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; screenplay by Carlos Keith [Val Lewton] and Mark Robson; produced by Val Lewton; directed by Mark Robson -- disc 6. Robert Louis Stevenson's The body snatcher (78 min., 1945) / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents; screenplay by Philip MacDonald and Carlos Keith [Val Lewton]; produced by Val Lewton; directed by Robert Wise
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Physical Description: 6 videodiscs (648 min.) : sd., b&w ; 12 in. + 1 guide
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 34289123
ISBN/ISSN: 0143812815
ID2815TU

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