The Resource Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin : the Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)

Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin : the Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)

Label
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin : the Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942
Title
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin
Title remainder
the Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942
Statement of responsibility
produced by Bret Wood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Short films featuring monologues by American satirist Robert Benchley and two other witty literati who shared his company at the Hotel Algonquin's legendary round table and personified the sophisticated literary scene of New York in the 1920's and 1930's
Cataloging source
N$V
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.43/72
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.R63478 2006
PerformerNote
Robert Benchley (works 1-11) ; Alexander Woollcott and Leo G. Carroll (work 12), Donald Ogden Stewart (works 13, 14)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1889-1945
  • 1887-1943
  • 1886-1972
  • 1894-1980
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benchley, Robert
  • Roush, Leslie
  • Woollcott, Alexander
  • Carroll, Leo G.
  • Stewart, Donald Ogden
Runtime
136
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Algonquin Round Table
  • American wit and humor
  • Humorous recitations
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin : the Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced between 1928 and 1942 as separate motion pictures by Paramount Pictures (works 1-9, 12-14) and Fox Movietone (works 10,11)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nothing but nerves
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
  • Waiting for baby
  • produced and directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
  • Man's angle
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1942) (9 min.)
  • Keeping in shape
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1942) (8 min.)
  • Witness
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (9 min.)
  • Trouble with husbands
  • Treasurer's report
  • directed by Thomas Chalmers (1928) (9 min.)
  • Sex life of the polyp
  • (1928) (11 min.)
  • Mr. W's little game
  • directed by Lynn Shores (1934) (10 min.)
  • Traffic regulations (1929) (6 min.)
  • Humorous flights
  • directed by Fred Fleck (1929) (10 min.)
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1940) (10 min.)
  • Forgotten man
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (11 min.)
  • Crime control
  • produced and directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
  • How to take a vacation
  • produced and directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329044626
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K446
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm65337971
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Robert Benchley and the Knights of the Algonquin : the Paramount comedy shorts 1928-1942, produced by Bret Wood, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced between 1928 and 1942 as separate motion pictures by Paramount Pictures (works 1-9, 12-14) and Fox Movietone (works 10,11)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Nothing but nerves
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
  • Waiting for baby
  • produced and directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
  • Man's angle
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1942) (9 min.)
  • Keeping in shape
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1942) (8 min.)
  • Witness
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (9 min.)
  • Trouble with husbands
  • Treasurer's report
  • directed by Thomas Chalmers (1928) (9 min.)
  • Sex life of the polyp
  • (1928) (11 min.)
  • Mr. W's little game
  • directed by Lynn Shores (1934) (10 min.)
  • Traffic regulations (1929) (6 min.)
  • Humorous flights
  • directed by Fred Fleck (1929) (10 min.)
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1940) (10 min.)
  • Forgotten man
  • directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (11 min.)
  • Crime control
  • produced and directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
  • How to take a vacation
  • produced and directed by Leslie Roush (1941) (10 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (136 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
738329044626
Other physical details
sound, black and white
Publisher number
K446
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
ocm65337971
System details
DVD, Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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