Mr. Skeffington

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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2005].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (146 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.


General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1944.
General Note
From a story by "Elizabeth."
General Note
Also issued as part of the box set: Bette Davis collection, volume one.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by director Vincent Sherman; "Mr. Skeffington : a picture of strength" featurette; Theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Ernest Haller ; film editor, Ralph Dawson ; art director, Robert Haas ; set decorations by Fred M. MacLean ; gowns by Orry-Kelly ; orchestral arrangements by Leonid Raab ; musical director, Leo F. Forbstein ; music by Franz Waxman.
Bette Davis, Claude Rains, Walter Abel, George Coulouris, Richard Waring, Marjorie Riordan, Robert Shayne, John Alexander, Jerome Cowan, Johnny Mitchell, Dorothy Peterson, Peter Whitney, Bill Kennedy.
Popular and beautiful Fanny Trellis is forced into a loveless marriage with an older man, Jewish banker Job Skeffington, in order to save her beloved brother Trippy from an embezzlement charge. But Fanny has always used beauty to manipulate her way through life by encouraging dozens of suitors, even after her marriage. However, when she falls ill her beauty is gone and she is lost. This film deals openly with anti-Semitism, the story spans World War I, Prohibition and the preliminary volley of World War II.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
In English (container erroneously states that dialog is in English or French) with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Sherman, V., Epstein, J. J., Epstein, P. G., Warner, J. L., Haller, E., Dawson, R., Waxman, F., Raab, L., Forbstein, L. F., Haas, R., MacLean, F., Orry-Kelly, 1., Davis, B., Rains, C., Abel, W., Coulouris, G., Waring, R., Riordan, M., Shayne, R., Alexander, J., Cowan, J., Mitchell, J., Peterson, D., Whitney, P., Kennedy, D., & Von Arnim, E. (2005). Mr. Skeffington (Standard version.). Warner Home Video.

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

Vincent, Sherman et al.. 2005. Mr. Skeffington. Warner Home Video.

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

Vincent, Sherman et al.. Mr. Skeffington Warner Home Video, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Sherman, Vincent,, et al. Mr. Skeffington Standard version., Warner Home Video, 2005.

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