The Resource Freaks, [directed by] Tod Browning, (videorecording)

Freaks, [directed by] Tod Browning, (videorecording)

Label
Freaks
Title
Freaks
Statement of responsibility
[directed by] Tod Browning
Title variation
Tod Browning's amazing production of Freaks
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Inspired by childhood recollections of running away with the circus and befriending the sideshow freaks, Tod Browning's vision of sideshow life is both bizarre and disturbing. On its release in 1932, Freaks was greeted with revulsion and disgust by by critics and public alike, being banned in the UK and remaining unseen there for over 50 years. Now regarded as one of the greatest cult classics of all time, Freaks is not seen as a study in deformity, but rather an old-fashioned tale of morality where the defenceless and hopeless triumph over evil
Cataloging source
NWU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directed by Tod Browning
Intended audience
Rated: PG
Language note
Text in English. Subtitles in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Greek, Portuguese, Czech, Hungarian, Dutch, Arabic, Bulgarian, German & Italian for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Roscoe Ates
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1882-1962
  • 1898-1966
  • 1899-1974
  • 1905-1977
  • 1895-1962
  • 1888-1949
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Skal, David J
  • Browning, Tod
  • Ford, Wallace
  • Baclanova, Olga
  • Hyams, Leila
  • Ates, Roscoe
  • Robbins, Tod
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Warner Brother's Company
Runtime
59
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Horror films
  • Feature films
  • Horror films
Technique
live action
Label
Freaks, [directed by] Tod Browning, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Distributed in Australia by: Warner Home Video
  • "Suggested by Tod Robbins' story "Spurs"" -- Back cover
  • "65191"
  • Includes special features: Commentary by David Skal, all-new documentary Freaks: The sideshow cinema, special message prologue added for theatrical reissue, three alternate endings
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
000028178548
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Original version note
Originally released in 1932.
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)224858148
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Region 4
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Freaks, [directed by] Tod Browning, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Distributed in Australia by: Warner Home Video
  • "Suggested by Tod Robbins' story "Spurs"" -- Back cover
  • "65191"
  • Includes special features: Commentary by David Skal, all-new documentary Freaks: The sideshow cinema, special message prologue added for theatrical reissue, three alternate endings
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
000028178548
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (59 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Original version note
Originally released in 1932.
Other physical details
sd., b&w.
Sound on medium or separate
unknown
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)224858148
System details
DVD, Dolby digital, Region 4
Video recording format
laserdisc

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