Franklin: Record - Gaslight [videorecording] / screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson.

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Gaslight [videorecording] / screen play by John Van Druten, Walter Reisch and John L. Balderston ; a picture ; directed by George Cukor ; produced by Arthur Hornblow, Jr. British (1940) version: [presented by] British National Films, Ltd. ; screenplay by A.R. Rawlinson and Bridget Boland ; produced by John Corfield ; directed by Thorold Dickinson.

Other title:
Also known as: Murder in Thornton Square [videorecording]
Publication:
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video [distributor], c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (113 min., 84 min.) : sd., b&w, double sided ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Hamilton, Patrick, 1904 Mar. 17-1962 -- Film adaptations.
Gas light fixtures -- Drama.
Husband and wife -- Drama.
Wife abuse -- Drama.
Motion pictures, British.
Motion pictures, American.
Form/Genre:
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Motion pictures, British.
Film adaptations.
Language:
English dialogue with optional French soundtrack and optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
System details:
: DVD; Region 1; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono.
Summary:
A susceptible young woman marries a suave, romantic man never suspecting that he is a murderous scoundrel, obsessed with finding the jewels hidden in their London home. She becomes the helpless victim as slowly, insidiously, he drives her to the brink of insanity.
Contents:
Side A. Gaslight 1944 [113 min.]
Side B. Gaslight 1940 [British version, 84 min.] and special features.
Participant:
Charles Boyer, Ingrid Bergman, Joseph Cotten, Dame May Whitty, Angela Lansbury, Barbara Everest, Emil Rameau, Edmund Breon, Halliwell Hobbes. British version: Anton Walbrook, Diana Wynyard.
Credits:
Cinematographer, Joseph Ruttenberg ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Bronislau Kaper ; costume designer, Irene ; special effects, Warren Newcombe. British version: cinematographer, Bernard Knowles ; editor, Sidney Cole ; music, Richard Addinsell.
Notes:
American version originally released as a motion picture in 1944 ; British version originally released in 1940.
Based on the play "Angel Street" by Patrick Hamilton.
Special features (1944 version only): Reflections on Gaslight, hosted by Pia Lindstrom ; Oscars for movie stars ; theatrical trailer.
Contributor:
Hornblow, Arthur, 1893-1976. , Producer
Cukor, George, 1899-1983. , Director
Boyer, Charles, 1899-1978. , Actor
Bergman, Ingrid, 1915-1982. , Actor
Cotten, Joseph, 1905-1994. , Actor
Whitty, May, Dame, 1865-1948. , Actor
Lansbury, Angela, 1925- , Actor
Everest, Barbara, 1890-1968. , Actor
Van Druten, John, 1901-1957. , Screenwriter
Reisch, Walter. , Screenwriter
Balderston, John L. (John Lloyd), 1889-1954. , Screenwriter
Kaper, Bronislaw, 1902-1983 , Composer
Rawlinson, A. R. , Screenwriter
Boland, Bridget. , Screenwriter
Corfield, John, b. 1893. , Producer
Dickinson, Thorold. , Director
Walbrook, Anton, 1900-1967. , Actor
Wynyard, Diana, 1906-1964. , Actor
Hamilton, Patrick, 1904 Mar. 17-1962. , Author
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. , Producer
British National Films, Ltd. , Producer
Warner Home Video (Firm) , Distributor
Related Work:
Hamilton, Patrick, 1904 Mar. 17-1962., Author Angel Street.
ISBN:
0790745690
Publisher no.:
012569514829
65148 Warner Home Video