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The Resource Freaks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf ; directed by Tod Browning, (videorecording)

Freaks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf ; directed by Tod Browning, (videorecording)

Label
Freaks
Title
Freaks
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf ; directed by Tod Browning
Title variation
Tod Browning's amazing production of Freaks
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A group of freaks take revenge on a trapeze artist and her boyfriend after years of abuse. Filmed using real circus performers
Credits note
Cinematography, Merritt B. Gerstad ; editing, Basil Wrangell
Dewey number
DVD 791.43 FRE
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
Language note
English language soundtrack with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Wallace Ford, Leila Hyams, Olga Baclanova, Rosco Ates
Label
Freaks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf ; directed by Tod Browning, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1932
  • "Suggested by Tod Robbins' story, 'Spurs.'"
  • Special features: commentary by David J. Skal, author of Dark carnival: the secret world of Tod Browning, Hollywood's master of the macabre; all-new documentary, Freaks: Sideshow Cinema; special message prologue added for theatrical reissue; 3 alternate endings
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Special message prologue; Commentary by author David J. Skal; "Freaks: the sideshow cinema" documentary; 3 alternate endings
Control code
253224126
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (66 min.)
Isbn
9780790746548
Isbn Type
:
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569519121
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65191
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, dual layer format ; full screen presentation (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital mono ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Freaks, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents ; produced by Tod Browning, Irving Thalberg ; screenplay by Willis Goldbeck and Leon Gordon ; additional writing by Al Boasberg, Edgar Allan Woolf ; directed by Tod Browning, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1932
  • "Suggested by Tod Robbins' story, 'Spurs.'"
  • Special features: commentary by David J. Skal, author of Dark carnival: the secret world of Tod Browning, Hollywood's master of the macabre; all-new documentary, Freaks: Sideshow Cinema; special message prologue added for theatrical reissue; 3 alternate endings
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Special features: Special message prologue; Commentary by author David J. Skal; "Freaks: the sideshow cinema" documentary; 3 alternate endings
Control code
253224126
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (66 min.)
Isbn
9780790746548
Isbn Type
:
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569519121
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
65191
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, dual layer format ; full screen presentation (1.33:1) ; Dolby Digital mono ; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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