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The Resource I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording)

I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording)

Label
I want to live!
Title
I want to live!
Statement of responsibility
Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • engfrespa
  • eng
Summary
A screen adaptation of the dramatic events in the life of a "B-Girl," Barbara Graham, a vagrant prostitute and fast-living party girl, which led to a sensational murder trial and afterwards, her execution in the gas chamber despite growing doubts about her guilt. The background music is made up in its entirety of progressive jazz
Awards note
Academy Award for Best Actress of 1958: Susan Hayward.
Cataloging source
ZCU
Characteristic
motion picture
Credits note
Photography, Lionel Lindon; music, John Mandel; editor, William Hornbeck
Dewey number
791.43
Language note
  • In English, with optional English, Spanish or French subtitles
  • Closed captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.I28 2002
PerformerNote
Susan Hayward (Barbara Graham), Simon Oakland (Ed Montgomery), Virginia Vincent (Peg), Theodore Bikel (Carl Palmberg), Wesley Lau (Henry Graham), Philip Coolidge, Lou Krugman, James Philbrook, Gage Clark, John Marley, Marion Marshall
Runtime
121
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on a newspaper article by Edward Montgomery and the letters of Barbara Graham
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm49797679
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.)
Isbn
9780792852544
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616875792
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1003430
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; mono., Dolby digital; widescreen format
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
I want to live!, Figaro, Inc. ; screenplay by Nelson Gidding and Don M. Mankiewicz ; produced by Walter Wanger ; directed by Robert Wise, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on a newspaper article by Edward Montgomery and the letters of Barbara Graham
  • Includes the original theatrical trailer
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Control code
ocm49797679
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (2 hr., 1 min.)
Isbn
9780792852544
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
027616875792
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
1003430
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; mono., Dolby digital; widescreen format
Video recording format
laserdisc

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