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The Resource Red Skelton whistling collection, Whistling in the dark ; Whistling in Dixie ; Whistling in Brooklyn, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by George Haight ; directed by S. Sylvan Simon

Red Skelton whistling collection, Whistling in the dark ; Whistling in Dixie ; Whistling in Brooklyn, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by George Haight ; directed by S. Sylvan Simon

Label
Red Skelton whistling collection, Whistling in the dark ; Whistling in Dixie ; Whistling in Brooklyn
Title
Red Skelton whistling collection
Title part
Whistling in the dark ; Whistling in Dixie ; Whistling in Brooklyn
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by George Haight ; directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Title variation
  • Whistling collection
  • Whistling in the dark
  • Whistling in Dixie
  • Whistling in Brooklyn
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Whistling in the dark: a radio sleuth is kidnapped by crooks who want him to help devise the perfect murder
  • Whistling in Dixie: Radio sleuth Wally "The Fox" Benton forgoes his honeymoon to help his wife's old friend solve a murder and hunt for Confederate gold
  • Whistling in Brooklyn: The Fox is on the trail of a serial killer, and winds up on the mound at Ebbets Field
Member of
Cataloging source
BUR
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/75
Intended audience
Not rated
PerformerNote
  • Whistling in the dark: Red Skelton, Conrad Veidt, Ann Rutherford, Virginia Grey, "Rags" Ragland, Henry O'Neill, Eve Arden
  • Whistling in Dixie: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, George Bancroft, Guy Kibbee, Diana Lewis, Peter Whitney
  • Whistling in Brooklyn: Red Skelton, Ann Rutherford, Jean Rogers, "Rags" Ragland, Ray Collins, Henry O'Neill, William Frawley, Sam Levene, the Brooklyn Dodgers
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1913-1997
  • 1917-2012
  • 1905-1946
  • 1893-1943
  • 1917-2004
  • 1912-1990
  • 1882-1956
  • 1882-1956
  • 1919-1997
  • 1916-1972
  • 1916-1991
  • 1889-1965
  • 1891-1961
  • 1887-1966
  • 1905-1980
  • 1910-1951
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Skelton, Red
  • Rutherford, Ann
  • Ragland, Rags
  • Veidt, Conrad
  • Grey, Virginia
  • Arden, Eve
  • Bancroft, George
  • Kibbee, Guy
  • Lewis, Diana
  • Whitney, Peter
  • Rogers, Jean
  • Collins, Ray
  • O'Neill, Henry
  • Frawley, William
  • Levene, Sam
  • Simon, S. Sylvan
  • Haight, George
  • Perrin, Nat
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
239
Series statement
Warner archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Detective and mystery radio programs
  • Baseball
  • Detective and mystery radio programs
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Southern States
  • Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
  • New York (State)
  • Southern States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Red Skelton whistling collection, Whistling in the dark ; Whistling in Dixie ; Whistling in Brooklyn, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by George Haight ; directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Red Skelton unleashes live-wire goofiness as the Fox, a radio sleuth, in this trilogy of films
  • Videodisc releases of Red Skelton's Whistling in the dark (1941), Whistling in Dixie (1942), Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) motion pictures
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Whistling in the dark
  • screenplay by Robert MacGunigle, Harry Clork and Albert Mannheimer
  • (1941 ; 78 min.)
  • Whistling in Dixie
  • screenplay by Nat Perrin ; additional dialogue by Wilkie Mahoney
  • (1942 ; 74 min.) -- Whistling in Brooklyn
  • screenplay by Nat Perrin ; additional dialogue by Wilkie Mahoney
  • (1943 ; 87 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (239 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316257838
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn695042816
  • (OCoLC)695042816
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, mono.; full screen (4x3, 1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Red Skelton whistling collection, Whistling in the dark ; Whistling in Dixie ; Whistling in Brooklyn, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by George Haight ; directed by S. Sylvan Simon
Publication
Note
  • Red Skelton unleashes live-wire goofiness as the Fox, a radio sleuth, in this trilogy of films
  • Videodisc releases of Red Skelton's Whistling in the dark (1941), Whistling in Dixie (1942), Whistling in Brooklyn (1943) motion pictures
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Whistling in the dark
  • screenplay by Robert MacGunigle, Harry Clork and Albert Mannheimer
  • (1941 ; 78 min.)
  • Whistling in Dixie
  • screenplay by Nat Perrin ; additional dialogue by Wilkie Mahoney
  • (1942 ; 74 min.) -- Whistling in Brooklyn
  • screenplay by Nat Perrin ; additional dialogue by Wilkie Mahoney
  • (1943 ; 87 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (239 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316257838
Other physical details
sd., b&w
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn695042816
  • (OCoLC)695042816
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital, mono.; full screen (4x3, 1.33:1 aspect ratio)
Video recording format
DVD

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