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What's it called? The good earth / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; [producer], Irving Grant Thalberg ; directed by Sidney Franklin ; screen play by Talbot Jennings, Tess Slesinger and Claudine West.
Who published it? [Los Angeles, Calif.] : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, [1937]
[Atlanta, GA] : Turner Entertainment, [2006]
[Burbank, CA] : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]
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 DOWNTOWN Feature Film DVDs  Good earth  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 1 videodisc (138 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
4 3/4 in. rda
digital optical mono Dolby digital rda
DVD-Video NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Helpful notes! Title from disc label.
Special stuff to know! DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono; dual-layer format.
Helpful notes! Includes optional French language tracks with optional English, French and Spanish.
Performers! Paul Muni, Luise Rainer, Walter Connolly, Tilly Losch, Charley Grapewin, Jessie Ralph, Soo Yong, Keye Luke.
Credits Cinematographer, Karl Freund ; editor, Basil Wrangell ; music, Herbert Stothart.
Helpful notes! Based on the novel by Pearl S. Buck, adapted for the stage by Owen Davis and Donald Davis.
Videodisc release of the 1937 motion picture.
Who'd like this? Not rated.
What's it about? A young farmer named Wang Lung marries a selfless, loyal slave girl, O-Lan. Wang is initially devoted to the land and rises to prosperity. Later, however, Wang deserts the land and takes a second wife and tragedy threatens to overwhelm him. Eventually Wang realizes that the land and O-Lan mean more to him than his wealth.
Helpful notes! Special features: Vintage musical short "Hollywood party"; "Supreme court of films picks the champions" newsreel; theatrical trailer.
Awards! Academy Award, 1938: Best actress (Rainer); Best cinematography.
Helpful subjects! Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Good earth -- Film adaptations.
Good earth (Buck, Pearl S.) (OCoLC)fst01358414
Farmers -- China -- Drama.
Spouses -- Drama.
Polygyny -- Drama.
Wealth -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
China -- Social life and customs.
China -- History -- Fiction.
China -- History -- Fiction.
Granjeros -- China -- Teatro.
Relaciones hombre-mujer -- Teatro.
Farmers. (OCoLC)fst00921321
Manners and customs. (OCoLC)fst01007815
Polygyny. (OCoLC)fst01737805
Spouses. (OCoLC)fst01130842
Wealth -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst01172985
China. (OCoLC)fst01206073
Farmers -- China -- Drama.
Man-woman relationship -- Drama.
It's a special thing! Feature films -- United States.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Fiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710264
Film adaptations. (OCoLC)fst01710491
Historical films. (OCoLC)fst01710314
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
More people who helped! Franklin, Sidney A., 1893-1972, film director.
Thalberg, Irving G., 1899-1936, film producer.
Jennings, Talbot, screenwriter.
Slesinger, Tess, 1905-1945, screenwriter.
West, Claudine, 1890-1943, screenwriter.
Muni, Paul, 1895-1967, actor.
Rainer, Luise, 1910-2014, actor.
Connolly, Walter, 1887-1940, actor.
Losch, Tilly, 1904-1975, actor.
Grapewin, Charles, 1869-1956, actor.
Ralph, Jessie, actor.
Freund, Karl, 1890-1969, director of photography.
Wrangel, Basil, editor of moving image work.
Stothart, Herbert, 1885-1949, composer (expression)
Davis, Owen, 1874-1956.
Davis, Donald, 1904-1992.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Buck, Pearl S. (Pearl Sydenstricker), 1892-1973. Good earth.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, production company.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
More title info! Title appears also as: Da di
Other titles to try! Container of (work): Good earth (Motion picture)
Container of (expression): Good earth (Motion picture). French.
Container of (work): Hollywood party (Motion picture)
Special numbers! 0790793083
Special numbers! 66926 Warner Home Video
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