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Title The Devil and Daniel Webster / an RKO Radio picture ; a William Dieterle production ; produced and directed by William Dieterle ; screen play by Dan Totheroh and Stephen Vincent Benet.
Imprint [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.

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Subject Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852 -- Drama.
Farmers -- New England -- Drama.
Devil -- Drama.
Deals -- Drama.
Alt Name Dieterle, William, 1893-1972,
Totheroh, Dan.
Arnold, Edward, 1890-1956,
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950,
Craig, James, 1912-1985,
Shirley, Anne, 1918-1993,
Simon, Simone.
Darwell, Jane, 1880-1967,
Qualen, John, 1899-1987,
Corey, Jeff, 1914-2002,
Lockhart, Gene, 1891-1957,
Wade, Lindy, 1934-
Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975,
August, Joseph H., 1890-1947,
Wise, Robert, 1914-2005,
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Benet, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943. Devil and Daniel Webster.
RKO Radio Pictures,
Uniform Title Devil and Daniel Webster (Motion picture)
Add Title Originally released under the title: All that money can buy
Description 1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 106 min.)
Motion pictures lcgft
Note Title from title frames.
Cast Walter Huston, Edward Arnold, Jane Darwell, Simone Simon, James Craig, Anne Shirley, John Qualen, Jeff Corey, Gene Lockhart, Lindy Wade.
Credits Music, Bernard Herrmann ; director of photography, Joseph August ; editor, Robert Wise.
Note Based on the short story by Stephen Vincent Benet.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941 under title All that money can buy; re-released later that year as The Devil and Daniel Webster; re-issued in 1952 in a shortened version as Daniel and the Devil.
This version produced by Criterion Collection/Janus Films.
Summary Jabez Stone is a hard-working farmer trying to make an honest living, but a streak of bad luck tempts him to do the unthinkable: bargain with the Devil himself. For seven years of good fortune, Stone promises Mr. Scratch his soul when the contract ends. When the troubled farmer begins to realize the error of his choice, he enlists the aid of the one man who might save him: the legendary orator and politician Daniel Webster. Directed with stylish flair by William Dieterle, The devil and Daniel Webster brings the classic short story by Stephen Vincent Benet to life with inspired visuals, an unforgettable Oscar-winning score by Bernard Herrmann, and a truly diabolical performance from Walter Huston.
Awards Academy Award for Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic Picture (Bernard Herrmann)
Publisher # 1113133 Kanopy
OCLC # 900275475


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