Auntie Mame [videorecording] /

by DaCosta, Morton; Comden, Betty; Green, Adolph; Russell, Rosalind; Tucker, Forrest; Browne, Coral; Clark, Fred; Dennis, Patrick; Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967); Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2010Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 078066387X:; 9780780663879.Language note: English or French dialogue; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.Title notes: $19.99 7/5/2011 (cc)Subject(s): DVD-Video discs | Aunts -- Drama | Interpersonal relations -- Drama | Orphans -- Drama | Feature films | Comedy films | Comedy -- Feature | Comedy films | Video recordings for the hearing impairedGolden Globe awards for Best motion picture, comedy and Best motion picture actress, comedy Rosalind Russell in 1959.Cast: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark.Summary: In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated aunt--a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Auntie Mame began as a novel by Patrick Dennis (aka Ed Fitzgerald), then was adapted into a long-running Broadway play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. This 1958 film version permits Rosalind Russell to recreate her stage role as Mame Dennis, the flamboyant, devil-may-care aunt of young, impressionable Patrick Dennis. Left in Mame's care when his millionaire father drops dead, young Patrick (Jan Handzlik) is quickly indoctrinated into his aunt's philosophy that "Life is a banquet--and some poor suckers are starving to death." Social-climbing executor Dwight Babcock (Fred Clark) does his best to raise Patrick as a stuffy American aristocrat, but Mame battles Babcock to allow the boy to be as free-spirited as she is. In 1974, Auntie Mame was remade as the filmmusical Mame with Lucille Ball. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.

English or French dialogue; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark.

Videodisc release of the 1958 motion picture.

From the novel, Auntie Mame, by Patrick Dennis, as adapted for the stage by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee.

Not rated.

In 1928, a 10-year-old boy goes to live with his eccentric, sophisticated aunt--a lady who throws a party for any occasion or nonoccasion that comes to mind.

Director, Morton DaCosta ; screenplay, Betty Comden and Adolph Green ; music composed by Bronislaw Kaper.

Golden Globe awards for Best motion picture, comedy and Best motion picture actress, comedy Rosalind Russell in 1959.

$19.99 7/5/2011 (cc)

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