Woman of the year
(DVD)

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Published
[New York, N.Y.] : The Criterion Collection, [2017].
Format
DVD
Edition
Two-DVD special edition.
Physical Desc
2 videodiscs (114 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 leaflet.
Status
Oliver La Farge - Media  1 available
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Language
English
ISBN
9781681432885, 1681432889
UPC
715515196215

Notes

General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1942.
General Note
Special features: New interview with George Stevens Jr., the director's son ; 1967 audio interview with George Stevens ; new interview with George Stevens biographer Marilyn Ann Moss ; new interview with writer Claudia Roth Pierpont on actor Katharine Hepburn ; George Stevens: a Filmmaker's Journey, a 112-minute 1984 documentary by George Stevens, Jr. ; The Spencer Tracy Legacy: a Tribute by Katharine Hepburn, an 86-minute documentary from 1986 ; trailer ; essay by critic Stephanie Zacharek.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Joseph Ruttenberg ; musical score, Franz Waxman ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; gowns by Adrian ; film editor, Frank Sullivan.
Participants/Performers
Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Fay Bainter, Reginald Owen, Dan Tobin, William Bendix, Minor Watson, Gladys Blake, Roscoe Karns.
Description
"George Stevens' Woman of the Year, conceived to build on the smashing comeback Katherine Hepburn had made in The Philadelphia Story, marked the beginning of the personal and professional union between Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, who would go on to make eight more films together. This tale of two newspaper reporters, who wed and then discover that their careers aren't so compatible, forges a fresh and realistic vision of what marriage can be. The freewheeling but pinpoint-sharp screenplay by Ring Lardner Jr. and Michael Kanin won an Academy Award, and Hepburn received a nomination for her performance. Woman of the Year is a dazzling, funny and rueful observation of what it takes for men and women to get along -- both in the workplace and outside it"--Container.
System Details
DVD format; region 1, NTSC; fullscreen (1.37:1 aspect ratio); Dolby Digital mono.
Language
Optional English SDH subtitles for the hearing impaired.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Stevens, G., Mankiewicz, J. L., Lardner, R., Jr., Kanin, M., Ruttenberg, J., Waxman, F., Sullivan, F., Gibbons, C., Adrian, 1., Tracy, S., Hepburn, K., Bainter, F., Owen, R., Tobin, D., Bendix, W., Watson, M., Blake, G., & Karns, R. (2017). Woman of the year (Two-DVD special edition.). The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

George Stevens et al.. 2017. Woman of the Year. [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

George Stevens et al.. Woman of the Year [New York, N.Y.]: The Criterion Collection, 2017.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Stevens, George, et al. Woman of the Year Two-DVD special edition., The Criterion Collection, 2017.

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