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The Resource They gave him a gun, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke II ; produced by Harry Rapf. ; screenwriting by Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Maurice Rapf, (videorecording)

They gave him a gun, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke II ; produced by Harry Rapf. ; screenwriting by Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Maurice Rapf, (videorecording)

Label
They gave him a gun
Title
They gave him a gun
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke II ; produced by Harry Rapf. ; screenwriting by Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Maurice Rapf
Creator
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Worldly-wise Fred takes naive Jimmy nuder his wing at boot camp, helping the gun-shy youth he calls hayseed adapt to the army. The two friends see action in the trenches and Jimmy uses the marksmanship he developed to wipe out enemy machine gunners Jimmy gets medals, and Rose, the nurs wh agrees to marry Jimmy after she erroneously believes Fred has been killed in battler. Postwar, Jimmy is no longer reticent about guns and secretly is a mob hit man. Then Fred inadvertently encounters his old army pal, setting in motion events that put Jimmy's marriage and life in the balance
Member of
Cataloging source
IAI
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
They gave him a gun (Motion picture : 1937)
Credits note
Editor, Ben Lewis ; cinematography, Harold Rosson
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
Spender Tracy, Gladys George, Franchot Tone, Edgar Dearing, Mary Treen, Cliff Edwards, Charles Trowbridge
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1967
  • 1904-1954
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cowen, William Joyce
  • Van Dyke, W. S.
  • Tracy, Spencer
  • George, Gladys
  • Tone, Franchot
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
Runtime
94
Series statement
Warner Archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nurses
  • Gangsters
  • Firearms
  • Criminals
Technique
live action
Label
They gave him a gun, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke II ; produced by Harry Rapf. ; screenwriting by Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Maurice Rapf, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1937
  • Based on a book with the same title by William J. Cowen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904018621
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 minutes)
Lccn
00639450
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574142599
Other physical details
sound, mono, black and white
Publisher number
WAC 414259D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Aspect ratio 1.37:1; Region 0 ; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
They gave him a gun, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; directed by W.S. Van Dyke II ; produced by Harry Rapf. ; screenwriting by Cyril Hume, Richard Maibaum, Maurice Rapf, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1937
  • Based on a book with the same title by William J. Cowen
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn904018621
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (94 minutes)
Lccn
00639450
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
888574142599
Other physical details
sound, mono, black and white
Publisher number
WAC 414259D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Aspect ratio 1.37:1; Region 0 ; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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