An opportunity to buy a brand-new PAL (Region 2) DVD of a rare example of a great Hollywood fantasy drama from the very early 1950s:
Three Husbands, 1950, starring Emlyn Williams, Eve Arden, Howard Da Silva and Shepperd Strudwick
Running Time: approximately 77 minutes
The source print is very good – with the quality of both the picture and sound.
Your brand-new DVD disc will be created from this source material (without any artwork), and will be supplied in a clear plastic wallet, NOT in a DVD case.
Note that the picture attached is for illustrative purposes only, and therefore it is NOT included or offered in this auction.
IMPORTANT NOTE for American, Canadian and other non-Region 2 buyers:
You will need a multi-region DVD player to play this disc, or you can view it using one of your computer DVD play-back programmes.
Directed by Irving Reis
Produced by Isadore G. Goldsmith
Story by Vera Caspary
This was Welsh actor Emlyn Williams’ first American film; although Williams had previously appeared in several American productions shot in England, “Three Husbands” was his first film made in the U.S.
After dying of a heart attack, Englishman Maxwell Bard (Emlyn Williams) floats up to Heaven, where he is greeted by an angel whose job it is to grant wishes to the deceased. Max asks for the opportunity to spy on his friends, who have gathered at a law office in San Francisco: Arthur and Jane Evans, Kenneth Whittaker and Dan McCabe are told by Max's lawyer Wurdeman that Max requested that the reading of his will be delayed…..
Please read all the details of this listing so you know exactly what you are buying.
What will I receive?
Your film will come on a DVD-R disc in a plastic DVD sleeve with no artwork. The title of the film will be written on the sleeve for your convenience.
Region 2 - PAL
Note: This DVD does not contain any menus.
- This film is now in the PUBLIC DOMAIN.
- Original U. S. copyright registration date: 3 November 1950
- Original U.S. copyright number: LP492
- Copyright claimant: Gloria Film Productions, Inc.
- In 1978, the copyright claimant, Gloria Film Productions, Inc., failed to renew its copyright registration in the 28th year after publication - that is in the 28th year after the film’s first release.
- Therefore, when a copyright expires or is not properly renewed, that work then falls into the public domain and can be freely reproduced, distributed, and displayed.
Eve Arden as Lucille McCabe
Ruth Warrick as Jane Evans
Vanessa Brown as Mary Whittaker
Howard Da Silva as Dan McCabe
Shepperd Strudwick as Arthur Evans
Robert Karnes as Kenneth Whittaker
Emlyn Williams as Maxwell Bard
Billie Burke as Mrs. Jenny Bard Whittaker
Louise Erickson as Matilda Clegg
Jonathan Hale as Edward Wurdeman, Attorney at Law
Jane Darwell as Mrs. Wurdeman
'Poor Chap' (Music by Herschel Burke Gilbert, lyrics by Edward Eliscu)