Design for living /

A trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult 'gentleman's' agreement, in this continental pre-Code comedy freely adapted by Ben Hecht (Notorious) from a play. A risque relationship comedy and a witty take on creative pursuits, it concerns a commercial artist unable, or unw...

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Edition:Full screen.
Imprint:[United States] : The Criterion Collection, 2011.
Description:2 videodiscs (91 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Language:English
Series:Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 592
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 592.
Subject:Coward, Noel, -- 1899-1973.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Friendship -- Drama.
Americans.
Friendship.
Man-woman relationships.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
France.
Feature films.
Romantic comedy films.
Fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Drama.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Romantic comedy films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Format: DVD Video
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8534912
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Other uniform titles:Lubitsch, Ernst, 1892-1947.
Horton, Edward Everett.
March, Fredric, 1897-1975
Cooper, Gary, 1901-1961.
Darwell, Jane, 1880-1967.
Hopkins, Miriam, 1902-1972.
Hecht, Ben, 1894-1964.
Coward, Noel, 1899-1973. Brief encounter.
Design for living (Motion picture)
Other authors / contributors:Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN:9781604655254
1604655259
Notes:Title from web page.
Release date: Dec. 6, 2011.
Special features: "The clerk," starring Charles Laughton, director Ernst Lubitsch's segment of the 1932 omnibus film "If I had a million" ; selected-scene commentary by film scholar William Paul ; British television production of the play "Design for living" from 1964, introduced on camera by playwright Noël Coward ; new interview with film scholar and screenwriter Joseph McBride on Lubitsch and screenwriter Ben Hecht's adaptation of the Coward play ; a booklet featuring an essay by film critic Kim Morgan.
Photography, Victor Milner.
Edward Everett Horton, Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Jane Darwell, Miriam Hopkins.
DVD; NTSC, region 1, high-definition digital restoration, full screen.
Subtitled for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Summary:A trio of Americans in Paris who enter into a very adult 'gentleman's' agreement, in this continental pre-Code comedy freely adapted by Ben Hecht (Notorious) from a play. A risque relationship comedy and a witty take on creative pursuits, it concerns a commercial artist unable, or unwilling, to choose between the equally dashing painter and playwright she meets on a train en route to the City of Light.
Standard no.:715515090018
Publisher's no.:CC2095D The Criterion Collection

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