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The women [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; screen play by Anita Loos and Jane Murfin ; produced by Hunt Stromberg ; directed by George Cukor.

Standardized title:
Opposite sex (Motion picture)
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2002].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (133 min.) : sd., b&w with col. sequence ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Boothe, Clare, 1903-1987 -- Film adaptations.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Adultery -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Comedy films.
Language:
In English or French, with optional subtitles in French, Spanish or Portuguese.
Closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
System details:
: DVD; Dolby digital mono.
Summary:
Mary Haines (Norma Shearer) loses her husband to ruthless Crystal Allen (Joan Crawford) who is aided and abetted by Sylvia Fowler (Rosalind Russell) whose own spouse has taken up with another woman. In Reno, in the throes of divorce, all wage war on one another.
Participant:
Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, Rosalind Russell, Mary Boland, Paulette Goddard, Phyllis Povah, Joan Fontaine, Virginia Weidler, Lucile Watson.
Credits:
Directors of photography, Oliver T. Marsh, Joseph Ruttenberg; film editor, Robert J. Kern; musical score by Edward Ward.
Notes:
Based on the play by Clare Boothe.
Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1939.
Special features: two documentaries: From the ends of the Earth, and Hollywood : style center of the world; alternate b&w fashion show sequence; scoring session music cues; original theatrical trailer; and, the original theatrical trailer for the 1956 musical remake, The opposite sex.
Contributor:
Cukor, George, 1899-1983. ,
Stromberg, Hunt, 1894-1968. , Producer
Loos, Anita, 1893-1981. , Screenwriter
Murfin, Jane, d. 1955. , Screenwriter
Shearer, Norma, 1900-1983. , Actor
Crawford, Joan, 1908-1977. , Actor
Russell, Rosalind. , Actor
Ward, Edward, 1896-1971. , Composer
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987. , Author
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Luce, Clare Boothe, 1903-1987., Author Women.
ISBN:
0790746808
Publisher no.:
012569520523
012569675407
65205 Warner Bros.
67540 Warner Bros.