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What's it called? Merrily we go to Hell [videorecording] / Paramount presents ; directed Dorothy Arzner ; screenplay by Edwin Justus Mayer.
Who published it? [New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2021]
Edition info! Special edition.
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 DOWNTOWN Feature Film DVDs  Merrily we go to Hell  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (83 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 folded sheet (color illustrations ; 19 cm)
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Yea! More in this series! Criterion collection ; 1076
Criterion collection ; 1076.
Special stuff to know! DVD
DVD, full screen (1.37:1); mono; region 1.
Helpful notes! Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Title from disc surface.
Credits Photographed by David Abel; editor, Jane Loring.
Performers! Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, Adrianne Allen, Skeets Gallagher, George Irving, Esther Howard, Florence Britton, Charles Coleman, Cary Grant, Kent Taylor.
Helpful notes! Originally released as a motion picture in 1932.
Based on the play "I Jerry take thee, Joan" by Cleo Lucas.
Full screen (1.37:1).
What's it about? Reporter Jerry Corbett aspires to be a playwright but finds himself drinking more than writing. Everyone is stunned when heiress Joan Prentice agrees to marry him, though it initially appears that he has changed his ways. However, when his work takes the couple to New York, Jerry's bad behavior and a persistent old flame lead them to an explosive experiment with open marriage.
Helpful notes! Special features: Dorothy Arzner: Longing for women, a 1983 documentary by Katja Raganelli and Konrad Wickler; new video essay by Cari Beauchamp; essay by Judith Mayne.
Helpful subjects! Adultery -- Drama.
Alcoholics -- Drama.
It's a special thing! DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
More people who helped! Arzner, Dorothy, 1900-1979, film director.
Mayer, Edwin Justus, 1896-1960, screenwriter.
Sidney, Sylvia, 1910-1999, actor.
March, Fredric, 1897-1975, actor.
Allen, Adrianne, 1907-1993, actor.
Gallagher, Skeets, 1890-1955, actor.
Irving, George, 1874-1961, actor.
Howard, Esther, 1892-1965, actor.
Britton, Florence, actor.
Coleman, Charles, 1885-1951, actor.
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986, actor.
Taylor, Kent, 1907-1987, actor.
Abel, David, 1883-1973, director of photography.
Loring, Jane, 1890-1983, editor of moving image work.
Beauchamp, Cari, on-screen participant.
Mayne, Judith, writer of supplementary textual content.
Film adaptation of (work): Lucas, Cleo. I Jerry take thee, Joan.
Paramount Publix Corporation, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Other titles to try! Container of (work) : Dorothy Arzner, longing for women (Motion picture).
Special numbers! 9781681438320
1681438321
715515258715
Special numbers! CC3251DDVD The Criterion Collection
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