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The Sun Shines Bright [DVD]

Story about a judge William Priest's battle for reelection against Yankee prosecutor Horace K. Maydew. Despite the judge's popularity, it's possible that his generosity and sense of justice may cost him the election. First he tries to persuade the eminent General Fairfield to admit that he's kin to Lucy Lee, whose questionable background makes her a subject for ridicule. Next he faces down an angry lynch mob accusing a black man of a heinous crime, who vow vengeance at the polls.

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Summary: Story about a judge William Priest's battle for reelection against Yankee prosecutor Horace K. Maydew. Despite the judge's popularity, it's possible that his generosity and sense of justice may cost him the election. First he tries to persuade the eminent General Fairfield to admit that he's kin to Lucy Lee, whose questionable background makes her a subject for ridicule. Next he faces down an angry lynch mob accusing a black man of a heinous crime, who vow vengeance at the polls.
Title: The sun shines bright [DVD] / John Ford and Merian C. Cooper's Argosy production; directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Laurence Stallings.
Publisher Date: [Saint Charles, IL] : Olive Films, c2013.
Subject: Judges -- Election -- Drama. Crime -- Drama
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 2
System Items Total: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Sun
Oclc: 833439561
Upc: 887090058100
Bib Id: 440083

Format: DVD
Summary: Story about a judge William Priest's battle for reelection against Yankee prosecutor Horace K. Maydew. Despite the judge's popularity, it's possible that his generosity and sense of justice may cost him the election. First he tries to persuade the eminent General Fairfield to admit that he's kin to Lucy Lee, whose questionable background makes her a subject for ridicule. Next he faces down an angry lynch mob accusing a black man of a heinous crime, who vow vengeance at the polls.
Title: The sun shines bright [DVD] / John Ford and Merian C. Cooper's Argosy production; directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Laurence Stallings.
Publisher, Date: [Saint Charles, IL] : Olive Films, c2013.
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note: Rating: Not rated.
Subjects: Judges -- Election -- Drama.
Subjects: Crime -- Drama
Genre: Feature films
Genre: Comedy films
Other Author: Ford, John
Other Author: Stallings, Laurence, 1894-1968
Other Author: Stone, Milburn
Other Author: Russell, John
Other Author: Winninger, Charles, 1884-1969
Other Author: Olive Films
Notes: Videodisc release of the motion picture produced in 1953.
Notes: Based on three short stories by Irving S. Cobb: The sun shines bright, The mob from Massac, and The Lord provides.
Notes: Title from web page.
Notes: Aspect ratio 1.37:1.
Notes: Director of photography, Archie Stout; editor, Jack Murray; music, Victor Young.
Notes: Charles Winninger, Arleen Whelan, Milburn Stone, John Russell.
Notes: DVD, NTSC, Region 1; monaural.
Notes: English or German dialogue.
Publisher Number: DVO5810
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 2
Total Copies: 2
Call Number: 791.43 Sun
Medium: [DVD]