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Uniform Title Furies (Motion picture : 1950)
Title The furies / Paramount Pictures presents ; screenplay by Charles Schnee ; produced by Hal B. Wallis ; directed by Anthony Mann.

Publication Info. [Irvington, N.Y.] : Criterion Collection, 2008.


Location Call No. Status
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  AD DVD FURIES    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Media Room  DVD FURIES    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  DVD FURI    Check Shelf
Edition Special edition.
Description 1 videodisc (109 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book (267 pages ; 19 cm.).
Series The Criterion collection ; 435
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 435.
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Cast Barbara Stanwyck, Wendell Corey, Walter Huston, Judith Anderson, Gilbert Roland, Thomas Gomez, Beulah Bondi, Albert Dekker, John Bromfield, Wallace Ford, Blanche Yurka, Louis Jean Heydt, Frank Ferguson, Charles Evans, Movita Casteneda, Craig Kelly, Myrna Dell.
Credits Art directors, Hans Dreier, Henry Bumstead ; special photographic effects, Gordon Jennings ; set decoration, Sam Comer and Bertram Granger ; edited by Archie Marshek ; costumes, Edith Head ; assistant director, Francisco Day ; music score, Franz Waxman ; director of photography, Victor Milner.
Note From the novel by Niven Busch.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1950.
Summary In 1870s New Mexico Territory, megalomaniacal widowed ranch owner T.C. Jeffords butts heads with his daughter, Vance, a firebrand with serious daddy issues, over her dowry, choice of husband, and finally, ownership of the land itself.
Note Special features: Audio commentary featuring film historian Jim Kitses; "Action speaks louder than words," a 1967 television interview with director Anthony Mann; A rare, 1931 on-camera interview with Walter Huston, made for the movie theater series "Intimate interviews"; New video interview with Nina Mann, daughter of Anthony Mann; Stills gallery of behind-the-scenes photos; Theatrical trailer.
Language English dialogue with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Fathers and daughters -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Interpersonal conflict -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Ranches -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Inheritance and succession -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Land tenure -- New Mexico -- Drama.
Revenge -- New Mexico -- Drama.
New Mexico -- History -- 19th century -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Western films.
Added Author Mann, Anthony, 1906-1967. Director. Interviewee.
Wallis, Hal B., 1899-1986. Producer.
Schnee, Charles, 1916-1962. Screenwriter.
Milner, Victor, 1893-1972. Cinematographer.
Stanwyck, Barbara, 1907-1990. Actor.
Corey, Wendell, 1914-1968. Actor.
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950. Actor. Interviewee.
Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992. Actor.
Roland, Gilbert, 1905-1994. Actor.
Gomez, Thomas, 1905-1971. Actor.
Bondi, Beulah, 1892-1981. Actor.
Dekker, Albert, 1905-1968. Actor.
Bromfield, John, 1922-2005. Actor.
Ford, Wallace, 1898-1966. Actor.
Yurka, Blanche. Actor.
Heydt, Louis Jean, 1903-1960. Actor.
Ferguson, Frank, 1906-1978. Actor.
Movita, 1916-2015. Actor.
Kelly, Craig G., 1907-1991. Actor.
Dell, Myrna, 1924-2011. Actor.
Marshek, Archie. Film editor.
Head, Edith. Costume designer.
Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967. Composer.
Kitses, Jim. Commentator.
Wood, Robin, 1931-2009 Mann of the western.
Busch, Niven, 1903-1991. Furies.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN 9781604650440
Standard No. 715515030229
Music No. CC1755D Criterion Collection
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