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Title Mr. Blandings builds his dream house [videorecording] / a Selznick release ; [presented by] Dore Schary ; an RKO Radio production ; produced and written for the screen by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank ; directed by H.C. Potter.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., [2004]

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Edition Standard version.
Description 1 videodisc (94 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
two-dimensional moving image tdi rdacontent
video v rdamedia
videodisc vd rdacarrier
System Details DVD; region 1, NTSC; standard full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby Digital mono.; dual-layer format.
Cast Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny, Sharyn Moffett, Connie Marshall, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe, Harry Shannon, Tito Vuolo, Nestor Paiva, Jason Robards, Lurene Tuttle, Lex Barker, Emory Parnell.
Credits Director of photography, James Wong Howe ; art directors, Albert S. D'Agostino, Carroll Clark ; special effects, Russell A. Cully ; set decorations, Darrell Silvera, Harley Miller ; music by Leigh Harline ; musical director, C. Bakaleinikoff ; film editor, Harry Marker ; sound by Francis M. Sarver, Clem Portman ; gowns by Robert Kalloch ; assistant director, James Lane.
Note Based on the novel by Eric Hodgins.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1948.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Also issued as part of the Cary Grant the signature collection.
Summary Cary Grant plays a successful New York advertising executive who wants to escape his current living situation. He decides to design his own dream house in the suburbs and the project turns wrong when the bills never end and the problems never stop.
Note Special features include: "The house of tomorrow" cartoon; audio vault; Oct. 10, 1949 Lux Radio Theater broadcast with Cary Grant and Irene Dunne; June 9, 1950 Screen Directors Playhouse broadcast with Cary Grant and Betsy Drake; Cary Grant trailer gallery.
Contents special feature: House of tomorrow / directed by Tex Avery ; story, Jack Cosgriff, Rich Hogan ; produced by Fred Quimby (ca. 7 min.).
Language Closed captioned.
Soundtrack in English, with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles.
Subject Homeowners -- Drama.
Families -- Drama.
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair -- Drama.
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction -- Drama.
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction. (OCoLC)fst00841136
Dwellings -- Maintenance and repair. (OCoLC)fst00900125
Families. (OCoLC)fst01728849
Homeowners. (OCoLC)fst00959619
Genre/Form Comedy films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
Added Author Potter, H. C. (Henry C.), 1904-1977, director.
Schary, Dore, producer.
Panama, Norman, producer, author of screenplay.
Frank, Melvin, 1913-1988, producer, author of screenplay.
Grant, Cary, 1904-1986, actor.
Loy, Myrna, 1905-1993, actor.
Douglas, Melvyn, actor.
Denny, Reginald, 1891-1967, actor.
Moffett, Sharyn, 1936- actor.
Marshall, Connie, 1938- actor.
Beavers, Louise, 1902-1962, actor.
Wolfe, Ian, 1896-1992, actor.
Shannon, Harry, 1890-1964, actor.
Vuolo, Tito, actor.
Paiva, Nestor, 1905-1966, actor.
Robards, Jason, actor.
Tuttle, Lurene, actor.
Barker, Lex, 1919-1973, actor.
Parnell, Emory, 1892-1979, actor.
Howe, James Wong, cinematographer.
D'Agostino, Albert, 1893-1970, artistic director.
Clark, Carroll, artistic director.
Cully, Russell A., production personnel.
Silvera, Darrell, 1900-1983, set designer.
Miller, Harley, set designer.
Harline, Leigh, composer.
Bakaleinikoff, C. (Constantin), 1898-1966, musical director.
Marker, Harry, film editor.
Kalloch, 1893- costume designer.
Dunne, Irene, 1898-1990, interviewee.
Drake, Betsy, 1923-2015 interviewee.
Selznick Studios.
RKO Radio Pictures.
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Turner Entertainment Co.
Added Title House of tomorrow.
Cary Grant the signature collection.
ISBN 0790765322
9780790765327
0790794659 set
9780790794655 set
Standard No. 053939632026
085393498221 set
Music No. T6320 Warner Home Video
34982 Warner Home Video (set)

 
    
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