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Format:
Video disc
Title:
4 classic film favorites.
Other title(s):
Four classic film favorites

Affair to remember ; Laura ; A letter to three wives ; The three faces of Eve
Publication:
Beverly Hills, California : Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2014]
Physical Description:
4 videodiscs (396 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
General Note:
An affair to remember originally released as a motion picture in 1957; Laura originally released as a motion picture in 1944; A letter to three wives originally released as a motion picture in 1949; The three faces of Eve originally released as a motion picture in 1957.

Laura: adapted from the novel by Vera Caspary; A letter to three wives: adapted by Vera Caspary from a Cosmopolitan magazine novel by John Klempner; The three faces of Eve: based on the book by Corbett Thigpen and Hervey M. Cleckley.

Special features: An affair to remember: audio commentary by singer Marnie Nixon and film historian Joseph McBride.

Special features: Laura: commentary by composer David Raskin and film professor Jeanine Basinger ; commentary by film historian Rudy Behlmer ; Gene Tierney: a shattered portrait and Vincent Price: the versatile villain as seen on Biography on the A&E network ; deleted scenes ; theatrical trailer ; extended movie version.

Special features: A letter to three wives: commentary with Kenneth Geist, Cheryl Lower and Christopher Mankiewicz ; Linda Darnell: Hollywood's fallen angel as seen on Biography on the A&E network ; Fox Movietonews: OSCAR presentations.

Special features: The three faces of Eve: commentary by film historian Aubrey Solomon ; Fox Movietonews: Academy Awards.
Contents:
[Disc 1]. Leo McCarey's An affair to remember / Twentieth Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; screenplay by Delmar Daves and Leo McCarey ; original story by Leo McCarey and Mildred Cram ; produced by Jerry Wald ; directed by Leo McCarey (115 min.; 1957; 50th anniversary edition) -- [Disc 2]. Laura / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; screen play by Jay Dratler and Samuel Hoffenstein and Betty Reinhardt ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger (87 min.; 1944) -- [Disc 3]. A letter to three wives / Twentieth Century-Fox presents ; produced by Sol C. Siegel ; screen play and direction, Joseph L. Mankiewicz (103 min.; 1949) -- [Disc 4]. The three faces of Eve / Twentieth Century-Fox presents a CinemaScope Picture ; screenplay by Nunnally Johnson ; produced and directed by Nunnally Johnson (91 min.; 1957).
Summary:
An affair to remember: Nickie Ferrante and Terry McKay meet on an ocean liner and fall deeply in love. Though each is engaged to someone else, they agree to meet six months later at the Empire State Building if they still feel the same way about each other. But a tragic accident prevents their rendezvous, and the lovers' future takes an emotional and uncertain turn.

Laura: A beautiful young woman named Laura is found murdered shortly before her wedding to a dashing young playboy. Stirred by her portrait and adoring descriptions by her admirers, the detective assigned to her case finds that he is strangely under Laura's spell.

A letter to three wives: Just as they are departing for a picnic, a letter arrives telling three women that another woman has run off with one of their husbands, and they all spend the day convincing themselves that they are the wronged woman.

The three faces of Eve: This is a fact-based story about a young Georgia housewife named Eve, who suffers from multiple personalities. Eve's husband, confused by his wife's aberrant behavior when assuming her two "other selves," seeks out help from a psychiatrist. Carefully probing Eve's subconscious via hypnosis, the doctor finds out that, though each of Eve's personalities is aware of the other's existence, none are related. After months of therapy, Eve is purged of her negative selves and is totally cured.
Reading Level:
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Subject(s):
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.

Love -- Drama.

Traffic accidents -- Drama.

Murder -- Investigation -- Drama.

Wives -- Drama.

Marriage -- Drama.

Adultery -- Drama.

Multiple personality -- Drama.

Personality disorders -- Treatment -- Drama.

Mentally ill women -- Drama.

Psychotherapy patients -- Drama.
Added Uniform Title:
Container of (work): Affair to remember (Motion picture)

Container of (expression): Affair to remember (Motion picture). French.

Container of (expression): Affair to remember (Motion picture). Spanish.

Container of (work): Laura (Motion picture)

Container of (expression): Laura (Motion picture). Spanish.

Container of (work): Letter to three wives (Motion picture)

Container of (work): Three faces of Eve (Motion picture)

Container of (expression): Three faces of Eve (Motion picture). Spanish.
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