Jean Arthur drama collection
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Culver City, CA : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2012].


General Note
Container title.
General Note
Party wire: From the novel by Bruce Manning.
General Note
Whirlpool, Most precious thing in life and The defense rests originally produced as motion pictures in 1934; Party wire originally produced as a motion picture in 1935.
General Note
Special features include publicity stills, scene stills, movie poster, behind-the-scenes photos, a TCMDb article, and an introduction by Ben Mankiewicz to the film Whirlpool.
Creation/Production Credits
Whirlpool: Photography, Benjamin Kline ; film editor, Richard Cahoon.
Creation/Production Credits
Most precious thing in life: Photography, John Stumar ; film editor, Richard Cahoon.
Creation/Production Credits
The defense rests: Photography, Joseph August ; film editor, Robert Carlisle.
Creation/Production Credits
Party wire: Photography, Allen Siegler ; film editor, Viola Lawrence.
Whirlpool: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook.
Most precious thing in life: Richard Cromwell, Jean Arthur, Donald Cook.
The defense rests: Jack Holt, Jean Arthur, Nat Pendleton.
Party wire: Jean Arthur, Victor Jory, Helen Lowell, Robert Allen.
Whirlpool: "Buck Rankin, the owner of a disreputable traveling carnival, is sentenced to prison for twenty years on a manslaughter charge. Not wanting his wife to waste her life waiting for him, he forges a note from the warden to her, claiming he died in an escape attempt. Upon his release years later, Rankin reinvents himself as a nightclub owner but his past life comes back to haunt him"--Container.
Most precious thing in life: "Ellen, an elderly cleaning woman, returns to her former hometown and finds a job at the university. While cleaning the dormitory rooms, she learns that one of the attending students is Chris Kelsey ..., the son she had to abandon years early. Though she keeps her true identity a secret, Ellen develops a close attachment to Chris"--Container.
The defense rests: "Law school graduate Joan Hayes ... hounds attorney Matthew Mitchell for a job. Impressed by her spunk and intelligence, Mitchell hires her but Joan quickly becomes disillusioned with her employer's criminal clients"--Container.
Party wire: "When Matthew Putnam, heir to the Putnam Dairy fortune, returns to his hometown to attend to family business, the local women take a special interest in his bachelor status. Once it becomes apparent that he is only interested in Marge Oliver ..., jealousy gives away to gossip"--COntainer.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1; full-frame (1.33:1 aspect ratio); NTSC; Dolby digital 2.0.


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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Neill, R. W., Hillyer, L., Kenton, E. C., Howell, D., Hill, E., Rogers, H. E., Schary, D., Ingham, T., Swerling, J., Lawson, J. H., Arthur, J., Holt, J., Cook, D., Cromwell, R., Pendleton, N., Jory, V., Lowell, H., Allen, R., & Manning, B. (2012). Jean Arthur drama collection (Widescreen.). Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roy William Neill et al.. 2012. Jean Arthur Drama Collection. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Roy William Neill et al.. Jean Arthur Drama Collection Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2012.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Neill, Roy William, et al. Jean Arthur Drama Collection Widescreen., Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 2012.

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