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The Resource Quo vadis, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by John Lee Mahin and S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)

Quo vadis, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by John Lee Mahin and S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)

Label
Quo vadis
Title
Quo vadis
Statement of responsibility
Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by John Lee Mahin and S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy
Title variation
Qvo vadis
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Director of photography
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film producer
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • jpn
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Returning to Rome after 3 years in the field, General Marcus Vinicius meets and falls in love with the devout Christian, Lygia. She doesn't want to have anything to do with the warrior. Though Lygia grew up Roman, and as the adopted daughter of a retired general, Lygia is technically a hostage of Rome. Marcus gets Emperor Nero to give her to him for services rendered. Lygia is not happy about this situation, but she falls in love with Marcus anyway. Meanwhile, Nero's atrocities get more outrageous. When he burns Rome and blames the Christians, Marcus goes off to save Lygia and her family. Nero captures them and all other Christians. He decides to make a sport of it by throwing them to the lions
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Member of
Awards note
Winner of 8 Academy Awards, 1952.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Quo vadis (Motion picture : 1951)
  • Quo vadis (Motion picture : 1951)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/relation/composerexpression
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Credits note
Directors of photography, Robert Surtees, William V. Skall ; editor, Ralph E. Winters ; music, Miklós Rózsa
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
CHV rating: 14A
Language note
English or dubbed French soundtracks with optional French, Japanese or Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
PerformerNote
Robert Taylor, Deborah Kerr, Leo Genn, Peter Ustinov
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1900-1987
  • 1893-1973
  • 1888?-1960
  • 1907-1995
  • 1898-1976
  • 1911-1969
  • 1921-2007
  • 1905-1978
  • 1919-
  • 1846-1916
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Behrman, S. N.
  • Levien, Sonya
  • Zimbalist, Sam
  • Rózsa, Miklós
  • Surtees, Robert
  • Skall, W. V.
  • Winters, Ralph E.
  • Taylor, Robert
  • Kerr, Deborah
  • Ustinov, Peter
  • Genn, Leo
  • Laffan, Patricia
  • Sienkiewicz, Henryk
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
174
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  • Nero
  • Nero
  • Nero
  • Nero
  • Generals
  • Christian women
  • Rome
  • Persecution
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Church history
  • Generales
  • Roma
  • Generales
  • Generals
  • Rome
  • Generals
  • Rome
  • Christian women
  • Church history
  • Generals
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Persecution
  • Italy
  • Rome (Empire)
  • Nero
  • Generals
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Persecution
  • Feature films
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Church history
  • Rome
Technique
live action
Label
Quo vadis, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by John Lee Mahin and S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043949/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc one: Movie part one; commentary soundtrack by critic/film historian F.X. Feeney; original roadshow overture and exit music rejoined to the film ; trailers. Disc two: Movie part two; "In the beginning: Quo Vadis and the genesis of the Biblical epic" new featurette commentary soundtrack by critic/film historian F.X. Feeney
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Disc one: Movie part one ; Theatrical trailers -- Disc two: Movie part two ; "In the beginning: Quo Vadis and the genesis of the Biblical epic" ; Commentary by critic/film historian F.X. Feeney ; Original roadshow overture and exit music rejoined to the film -- Language: English mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Japanese, French
Control code
ocn268679716
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
  • Two-disc special edition.
  • Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (174 min.)
Isbn
9781419873546
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929026623
  • 883929048243
  • 9781419873546
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000039880
  • 3000018258
  • 1000045233
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)268679716
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono. ; dual-layer ; digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Quo vadis, Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; screen play by John Lee Mahin and S.N. Behrman, Sonya Levien ; produced by Sam Zimbalist ; directed by Mervyn LeRoy, (DVD)
Link
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0043949/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1951
  • Special features: Disc one: Movie part one; commentary soundtrack by critic/film historian F.X. Feeney; original roadshow overture and exit music rejoined to the film ; trailers. Disc two: Movie part two; "In the beginning: Quo Vadis and the genesis of the Biblical epic" new featurette commentary soundtrack by critic/film historian F.X. Feeney
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: Disc one: Movie part one ; Theatrical trailers -- Disc two: Movie part two ; "In the beginning: Quo Vadis and the genesis of the Biblical epic" ; Commentary by critic/film historian F.X. Feeney ; Original roadshow overture and exit music rejoined to the film -- Language: English mono ; French mono -- Subtitles: English, Spanish, Japanese, French
Control code
ocn268679716
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
  • Two-disc special edition.
  • Full screen.
Extent
2 videodiscs (174 min.)
Isbn
9781419873546
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929026623
  • 883929048243
  • 9781419873546
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000039880
  • 3000018258
  • 1000045233
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)268679716
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono. ; dual-layer ; digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD

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