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Uniform Title All the king's men (Motion picture : 1949)
Title All the king's men [videorecording] / Columbia Pictures presents Robert Rossen's production ; written for the screen and directed by Robert Rossen.
Published Culver City, CA : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, c2001.
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 Media - Instructional DVDs  10186    IN LIBRARY
  
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 109 min) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Columbia classics
Columbia classics (DVD videodiscs)
Note Full screen version; aspect ratio, approximately 1.33:1.
Credits Burnett Guffey, director of photography ; Al Clark, film editor ; Louis Gruenberg, music.
Note Based on the book by Robert Penn Warren.
Original motion picture released in 1949.
Program notes ([4] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
System Reqs DVD; Dolby digital; dual-layer format.
Performer Broderick Crawford, Mercedes McCambridge, John Ireland, Joanne Dru, John Derek.
Awards 1949 Academy Awards for best picture, best actor (Broderick Crawford), and best supporting actress (Mercedes McCambridge).
Summary Willie Stark, supposedly based on the real-life political antics of Huey Long, is the epitome of abuse of power. The first portion of the film shows Stark, played with authority by Oscar-Winner Broderick Crawford, being used as a guinea pig to take the "hick" vote from the opponent of the incumbent. Stark, in a drunken rage, speaks to the people at a gathering and reveals what is happening. He, in essence, wins the confidence of the "hicks", which then spreads throughout the state. The film takes off at this point. Ugly deals are made, people are bribed, enemies bumped off, and Stark is, you guessed it, a womanizer. His wife becomes a mere figure-head while Stark sows his oats.
Language Closed captioned for the hearing impaired. Audio in English (mono), French, Spanish, Portuguese; subtitles in English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, Thai.
Subject Long, Huey Pierce, 1893-1935 -- Drama.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Related Names Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. All the king's men.
Crawford, Broderick, 1911-1986.
Ireland, John, 1914-1992.
McCambridge, Mercedes.
Dru, Joanne, 1923-1996.
Derek, John, 1926-1998.
Clark, Al.
Guffey, Burnett.
Gruenberg, Louis, 1884-1964.
Columbia Pictures Corporation.
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)
Related Titles All the king's men (Motion picture)
ISBN 0767827880
Publisher # 05889 Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment
OCLC number 49039380