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The Resource Neptune's daughter, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screen play by Dorothy Kingsley ; additional dialogue by Ray Singer and Dick Chevillat ; directed by Edward Buzzell, (DVD)

Neptune's daughter, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screen play by Dorothy Kingsley ; additional dialogue by Ray Singer and Dick Chevillat ; directed by Edward Buzzell, (DVD)

Label
Neptune's daughter
Title
Neptune's daughter
Statement of responsibility
Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screen play by Dorothy Kingsley ; additional dialogue by Ray Singer and Dick Chevillat ; directed by Edward Buzzell
Title variation
  • Esther Williams
  • Neptune's daughter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Scatterbrained Betty Barrett mistakes masseur Jack Spratt for Jose O'Rourke, the captain of the South American polo team. Spratt goes along with the charade, but the situation becomes more complicated when they fall in love. Meanwhile, Betty's sensible older sister Eve fears Betty's heart will be broken when Jose returns to South America. She arranges to meet with the real O'Rourke and love soon blossoms between them as well
Awards note
Academy Awards, USA, 1950: Oscar - Best Music, Original Song (Frank Loesser).
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Frank Loesser
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.C55
LC item number
N4788647 2007
PerformerNote
Esther Williams, Red Skelton, Ricardo Montalban, Betty Garrett, Keenan Wynn, Xacier Cugat and his Orchestra
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1989
  • 1905-1984
  • 1897-
  • 1921-2013
  • 1913-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cummings, Jack
  • Kingsley, Dorothy
  • Singer, Ray
  • Chevillat, Dick
  • Buzzell, Edward
  • Williams, Esther
  • Skelton, Red
  • Montalbán, Ricardo
  • Turner Entertainment Co
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Xavier Cugat Orchestra
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
93
Series statement
Turner Classic Movies.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women swimmers
  • Masseurs
  • Polo
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Impersonation
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Neptune's daughter, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screen play by Dorothy Kingsley ; additional dialogue by Ray Singer and Dick Chevillat ; directed by Edward Buzzell, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Outtake musical number "I want my money back" Esther Williams sequence from 1951's "Callaway went thataway;" Oscar-nominated "Pete Smith speciality" comedy short 'Water trix;' Oscar-nominated cartoon "Hatch up your troubles;" promotional radio interviews with Esther Williams; theatrical trailers of this movie and "Take me out to the ball game."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn154235898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9781419850998
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569797703
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79770
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)154235898
  • a809623
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Neptune's daughter, Turner Entertainment Co. ; M-G-M presents a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; produced by Jack Cummings ; screen play by Dorothy Kingsley ; additional dialogue by Ray Singer and Dick Chevillat ; directed by Edward Buzzell, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1949
  • Special features: Outtake musical number "I want my money back" Esther Williams sequence from 1951's "Callaway went thataway;" Oscar-nominated "Pete Smith speciality" comedy short 'Water trix;' Oscar-nominated cartoon "Hatch up your troubles;" promotional radio interviews with Esther Williams; theatrical trailers of this movie and "Take me out to the ball game."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocn154235898
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen.
Extent
1 videodisc (93 min.)
Isbn
9781419850998
Isbn Type
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569797703
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79770
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)154235898
  • a809623
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Terms governing use
This DVD is copy protected and may be played only on licensed devices.
Video recording format
DVD

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