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The Resource Heaven knows, Mr. Allison, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)

Heaven knows, Mr. Allison, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)

Label
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison
Title
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston
Title variation
Heaven knows, Mister Allison
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
A World War II Marine sergeant and a Roman Catholic nun are both marooned together on a South Pacific island, hemmed in by surrounding Japanese troops. The sergeant does his best to make the nun's ordeal less painful, but is torn by his growing love for her. The nun is equally fond of the sergeant, but refuses to renounce her vows. Their unrealized ardor mellows into mutual respect as they struggle to survive before help arrives
Member of
Awards note
New York Film Critics Circle Awards, 1957: NYFCC Award - Best Actress (Deborah Kerr)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Oswald Morris ; art director, Stephen Grimes ; editor, Russell Lloyd ; original music, Georges Auric ; costume designer, Elizabeth Haffenden
Date time place
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Includes English (mono and stereo), French (stereo) and Spanish (mono) language tracks, with optional subtitles in English or Spanish. Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.N96
LC item number
H43 2003 VideoDVD
PerformerNote
Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1906-1960
  • 1906-1987
  • 1921-2007
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Adler, Buddy
  • Frenke, Eugen
  • Huston, John
  • Kerr, Deborah
  • Mitchum, Robert
  • Shaw, Charles
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
Runtime
106
Series statement
Fox war classics
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Nuns
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Shaw
  • Special features: Movietime news; Theatrical trailer; Fox war classics
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52156165
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WAR 791.43658 HEAVEN ; L ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; SA ; Col. ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0807MW8 ; Repair09/06, wjm.
Other control number
024543072096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2007209
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 52156165
  • (Sirsi) 52156165
  • (OCoLC)52156165
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1 ; Dolby Digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Heaven knows, Mr. Allison, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Buddy Adler, Eugene Frenke ; screenplay by John Lee Mahin and John Huston ; directed by John Huston, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Based on the novel by Charles Shaw
  • Special features: Movietime news; Theatrical trailer; Fox war classics
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm52156165
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (106 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
WAR 791.43658 HEAVEN ; L ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; SA ; Col. ; CC ; D01Z ; YVN0807MW8 ; Repair09/06, wjm.
Other control number
024543072096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
2007209
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 52156165
  • (Sirsi) 52156165
  • (OCoLC)52156165
System details
DVD ; Region 1 ; anamorphic widescreen 2.35:1 ; Dolby Digital ; NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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