Island in the sun


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Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (119 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
024543221876, 024543221913


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in Cinemascope in 1957.
General Note
Based on the novel of the same title by Alec Waugh.
General Note
Special features: audio commentary by film writer and historian John Stanley; documentary "Dorothy Dandridge: Little Girl Lost" as seen on Biography on the A&E Network; original theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, F.A. Young; film editor, Reginald Beck; music, Malcolm Arnold.
Cast: James Mason, Joan Fontaine, Dorothy Dandridge, Joan Collins, Michael Rennie, Harry Belafonte.
Four different love affairs simultaneously wreak havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of a tropical paradise. A wealthy plantation owner plots murder when he suspects his wife of having an adulterous relationship. At the same time, his sister-in-law is drawn to his enemy, a dedicated black labor leader, and a governor's aide is torn over his scandalous affair with a native woman.
Target Audience
Not rated.
System Details
DVD, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital 4.0 surround, mono.
English, French, Spanish dialogue ; Closed-captioned ; subtitles in English and Spanish.
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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Zanuck, D. F., Hayes, A., Rossen, R., Mason, J., Fontaine, J., Dandridge, D., Collins, J., Rennie, M., Belafonte, H., & Waugh, A. (2005). Island in the sun . 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

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

Darryl Francis Zanuck et al.. 2005. Island in the Sun. 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

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

Darryl Francis Zanuck et al.. Island in the Sun 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Zanuck, Darryl Francis, et al. Island in the Sun 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, 2005.

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