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The Resource Castle in the desert, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Ralph Dietrich ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman, (DVD videorecording)

Castle in the desert, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Ralph Dietrich ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Castle in the desert
Title
Castle in the desert
Statement of responsibility
Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Ralph Dietrich ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman
Title variation
Charlie Chan
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Fullscreen. Charlie Chan is summoned to a mysterious, secluded castle deep in California's Mojave Desert, to investigate a brutal murder that may have been committed by a descendant of the infamous Borgia family
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C37 2008
PerformerNote
Sidney Toler, Arleen Whelan, Richard Derr, Douglas Dumbrille, Henry Daniell, Edmund MacDonald, Sen Yung
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1903-1961
  • 1886-1975
  • 1874-1947
  • 1914-1993
  • 1917-1992
  • 1890-1974
  • 1894-1963
  • 1901-1965
  • 1884-1933
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dietrich, Ralph
  • Lachman, Harry
  • Toler, Sidney
  • Whelan, Arleen
  • Derr, Richard
  • Dumbrille, Douglass
  • Daniell, Henry
  • MacDonald, Edmund
  • Yung, Victor Sen
  • Larkin, John
  • Biggers, Earl Derr
  • Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation
  • Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Runtime
62
Series statement
Cinema classics collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chan, Charlie (Fictitious character)
  • Murder
  • Castles
  • Criminal behavior
  • Deserts
  • Mojave Desert
Technique
live action
Label
Castle in the desert, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Ralph Dietrich ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1942
  • Special features: "The era of Chan" featurette; original theatrical trailer; still galleries
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
Charlie Chan at the wax museum (1940) / directed by Lynn Shores -- Murder over New York (1940) ; Dead men tell (1941) ; Charlie Chan in Rio (1941) / directed by Harry Lachman -- Charlie Chan in Panama (1940) / directed by Norman Foster -- Charlie Chan's murder cruise (1940) / directed by Eugene Forde -- Castle in the desert (1942) / directed by Harry Lachman
Control code
ocm247133484
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (62 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)247133484
  • (Sirsi) a1184787
System details
DVD, full screen; Dolby Digital mono., single layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Castle in the desert, Twentieth Century Fox ; produced by Ralph Dietrich ; original screenplay by John Larkin ; directed by Harry Lachman, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the character created by Earl Derr Biggers
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1942
  • Special features: "The era of Chan" featurette; original theatrical trailer; still galleries
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
Charlie Chan at the wax museum (1940) / directed by Lynn Shores -- Murder over New York (1940) ; Dead men tell (1941) ; Charlie Chan in Rio (1941) / directed by Harry Lachman -- Charlie Chan in Panama (1940) / directed by Norman Foster -- Charlie Chan's murder cruise (1940) / directed by Eugene Forde -- Castle in the desert (1942) / directed by Harry Lachman
Control code
ocm247133484
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (62 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)247133484
  • (Sirsi) a1184787
System details
DVD, full screen; Dolby Digital mono., single layer, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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