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The Resource Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ; [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording)

Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ; [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording)

Label
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Title
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ; [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols
Title variation
  • Edward Albee's Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?
  • Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • kor
  • por
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Martha and George are a bitter aging couple who, with the help of alcohol, use a young couple to fuel anguish and emotional pain towards each other
Awards note
Academy Awards, 1966: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Elizabeth Taylor); Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Sandy Dennis); Best B & W Art Direction/Set Decoration (Richard Sylbert, George James Hopkins); Best B & W Cinematography, Haskell Wexler; Best B & W Costume Design, Irene Sharaff.
Cataloging source
JAG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Haskell Wexler ; music, Alex North ; costume designer, Irene Sharaff ; production designer, Richard Sylbert ; set decoration, George James Hopkins
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English or French languages, English, French, Spanish, Portuguese or Korean subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.M45
LC item number
W467 2006
PerformerNote
Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1915-2005
  • 1932-
  • 1925-1984
  • 1937-1992
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Barr, Richard
  • Wilder, Clinton
  • Lehman, Ernest
  • Nichols, Mike
  • Taylor, Elizabeth
  • Burton, Richard
  • Segal, George
  • Dennis, Sandy
  • Wexler, Haskell
  • North, Alex
  • Sharaff, Irene
  • Sylbert, Richard
  • Hopkins, George James
  • Albee, Edward
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
131
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Albee, Edward
  • Albee, Edward
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Spouses
  • Invective
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Cónyuges
  • Bebidas alcohólicas
  • Man-woman relationship
  • Husbands
  • Wives
  • Invective
  • Drinking of alcoholic beverages
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ; [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Edward Albee
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: Commentary by directors Mike Nichols and Steven Soderbergh; commentary by cinematographer Haskell Wexler; vintage biographical profile "Elizabeth Taylor: an intimate portrait"; 2 new featurettes: "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: a daring work of raw excellence," "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: too shocking for its time"; 1966 Mike Nichols interview; Sandy Dennis screen test; Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: The movie -- Disc 2: Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (131 min.)
Isbn
9781419842191
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391101192
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 110119
  • 82109
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm77530979
  • (OCoLC)77530979
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. ; [presented by] Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ernest Lehman's production ; produced on the stage by Richard Barr and Clinton Wilder ; screenplay by Ernest Lehman ; directed by Mike Nichols, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the play by Edward Albee
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1966
  • Special features: Commentary by directors Mike Nichols and Steven Soderbergh; commentary by cinematographer Haskell Wexler; vintage biographical profile "Elizabeth Taylor: an intimate portrait"; 2 new featurettes: "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: a daring work of raw excellence," "Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?: too shocking for its time"; 1966 Mike Nichols interview; Sandy Dennis screen test; Elizabeth Taylor/Richard Burton movie trailer gallery
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1: The movie -- Disc 2: Special features
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Two-disc special ed.
Extent
2 videodiscs (131 min.)
Isbn
9781419842191
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391101192
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Publisher number
  • 110119
  • 82109
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm77530979
  • (OCoLC)77530979
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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