The prodigal / screen play by Maurice Zimm ; produced by Charles Schnee ; directed by Richard Thorpe

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Subjects: Prodigal son (Parable)--Drama
Bible films
Religious films
Feature films
Formats: Video Recording, Laserdisc
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: Not rated
Edition: Deluxe letter-box ed
Published: [Culver City, CA] : MGM/UA Home Video ; [Atlanta, Ga.?] : Turner [Entertainment Co., c1992]
LC Classification: P, PN
Additional Authors: Zimm, Maurice
Schnee, Charles, 1916-1962
Thorpe, Richard, 1896-1991
Breen, Joseph E
Larsen, Samuel James
Turner, Lana, 1921-1995
Purdom, Edmund, 1924-2009
Calhern, Louis, 1895-1956
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
MGM/UA Home Video (Firm)
Turner Entertainment Co
Notes: ISBN: 0792810627
ISBN: 9780792810629
UPC: 027616242860
Videorecording number: ML102428
Laserdisc
Cast: Lana Turner, Edmund Purdom, Louis Calhern, Audrey Dalton
Credits: Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg; art directors, Cedric Gibbons, Randall Duell; film editor, Harold F. Kress; music, Bronislau Kaper
Original produced as a motion picture in CinemaScope in 1955
"Adaptation from the Bible story by Joe Breen, Jr., and Samuel James Larsen"--Opening frames
Digital sound, stereo
Eastman color
Extended play utilizing the CX noise reduction system
Not rated
Issued also as cassette (VHS)
Summary: Based on the parable of The Prodigal Son, the story takes place in the Holy Land in the year 70 B.C.A wealthy farmer, Micah, is smitten by the sight of Samarra, the High Priestess of Asarte. Her beauty and sheer sensuality are so wondrous, so overpowering, that Micah forsakes his family and religion to follow this sensuous siren to Damascus. Once in Syria, Micah's pursuit of The Priestess costs him not only his fortune, but also his freedom. Torn between his faith in God and his love for Samarra, Micah is tortured by the greatest temptation man has ever known. Cf. videodisc jacket
Originally theatrical trailer at end
In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Physical Description: 1 videodisc. (ca. 1 hr., 53 min.) : sd., col. ; 12 in
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 34415402
ISBN/ISSN: 0792810627
9780792810629
0276162428
ML102428

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