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Seven brides for seven brothers [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; Loew's Incorporated ; producer, Jack Cummings ; screenplay by Albert Hackett & Frances Goodrich and Dorothy Kingsley ; directed by Stanley Donen.

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  • 9 of 9 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Southbury Public Library.
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Southbury Public Library DVD (Text to phone) 34019122822166 Adult DVD Available -

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General Note:
Based on the story "The sobbin' women" by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1954.
Formatted Contents Note:
Disc 1: Feature (Cinescope original version) -- Optional audio feature commentary by Stanley Donen -- Stanley Donen trailer gallery ; Disc 2: Feature (Rarely seen alternate widescreen 1.77:1 flat aspect version) -- Sobbin' women: the making of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers [featurette, ca. 42 min.] -- Newsreel from the 1954 Radio City Music Hall Premiere -- Newsreel celebrating the 30th anniversary of Metro Goldwyn Mayer -- Vintage short subject: MGM Jubilee Overture.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, George Folsey ; art directors, Cedric Gibbons, Urie McCleary ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; lyrics, Johnny Mercer ; music, Gene de Paul ; musical direction, Adolph Deutsch ; dances and musical numbers staged by Michael Kidd.
Participant or Performer Note:
Jane Powell, Howard Keel, Jeff Richards, Russ Tamblyn, Tommy Rall, Marc Platt, Matt Mattox, Jacques d'Amboise, Julie Newmeyer.
Summary, etc.:
Adam, the eldest of seven brothers, goes to town to get a wife. He convinces Milly to marry him that same day. They return to his backwoods home. Only then does Milly discover that Adam has six other brothers all living with him in his cabin. Milly sets out to reform the uncouth siblings, who are anxious to get wives of their own. Then, after reading a story, Adam develops an idea that will create the solution to his brothers' loneliness - kidnap the women they want!
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; widescreen (2.55:1) presentation; Dolby surround audio (disc 1 version of feature); mono. audio (disc 2 version of feature) ; dual-layer disc.
Language Note:
Disc 1 version: English or dubbed French dialogue tracks ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Disc 2 version: English dialogue track ; optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Bonus material not closed-captioned.
Subject: Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943 > Film adaptations.
Brides > Drama.
Brothers > Drama.
Kidnapping > Drama.
Frontier and pioneer life > Oregon > Drama.
Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Drama.
Brides > Drama.
Hermanos > Teatro.
Secuestro > Teatro.
Genre: Fiction films.
Feature films.
Feature films > United States.
Musical films.
Film adaptations.
Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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