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How the West was won [videorecording] / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Cinerama ; written by James R. Webb ; directed by Henry Hathaway, John Ford, George Marshall ; produced by Bernard Smith.

Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Summary:

This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC HOW (Text) 33892100018804 Adult DVDs DVD None 11/27/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 141986145X
  • ISBN: 9781419861451
  • Physical Description: 3 videodiscs (164 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Special edition; Widescreen edition.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Warner Home Video, 2008.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1962.
Special features: Commentary by filmmaker David Strohmaier, Director of Cinerama Inc. John Sittig, film historian Rudy Behlmer, music historian Jon Burlingame and stuntman Loren James ; theatrical trailer ; Cinerama adventure: Comprehensive documentary about the revolutionary movie exhibition process.
Formatted Contents Note:
Special features: disc 1 and 2. The movie -- Commentary by filmmker David Strohmaer, director of Cinerama, Inc. Jon Sittig, film historian Rudy Behlmer, music historian Jon Burlingame and stuntman Loren James -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby surround 5.1 ; French Dolby surround 5.1 -- Subtitles (feature only): English, French, Spanish, Japanese, Thai.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Writer, James R. Webb ; directors, Henry Hathaway, John Ford, George Marshall ; producer, Bernard Smith.
Participant or Performer Note:
Carroll Baker, Lee J. Cobb, Henry Fonda, Carolyn Jones, Karl Malden, Gregory Peck, George Peppard, Robert Preston, Debbie Reynolds, James Stewart, Eli Wallach, John Wayne, Richard Widmark, Brigid Bazlen, Walter Brennan, David Brian, Andy Devine, Raymond Massey, Agnes Moorehead, Henry Morgan, Thelma Ritter, Mickey Shaugnessy, Russ Tamblyn.
Narrator, Spencer Tracy.
Summary, etc.:
This saga follows a family's move west through generations. Restored clarity eliminates the film's original panoramic three-panel join lines.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, letterbox widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital surround stereo.
Language Note:
English or French dialogue with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Frontier and pioneer life > West (U.S.) > Drama.
West (U.S.) > History > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Western films.
Historical films.
Fiction films.
Action and adventure films.
Romance films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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