Love affair / RKO Radio Pictures, Inc. presents ; a Leo McCarey production ; screenplay by Delmer Daves and Donald Ogden Stewart ; story by Mildred Cram and Leo McCarey ; directed by Leo McCarey.
- ISBN: 9781681439167
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (88 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 insert (12 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 19 x 70 cm, folded to 12 x 19 cm)
- Publisher: [New York, N.Y.1939] : The Criterion Collection, 
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Full screen (1.37:1).
Special features: new interview with film critic Farran Smith Nehme about the movie's complicated production history; new interview with Serge Bromberg, founder of Lobster Films, about the restoration; two radio adaptations, featuring Irene Dunne, William Powell, and Charles Boyer; two shorts directed by Leo McCarey, both starring silent comedian Charley Chase: Looking for Sally (1925) and Mighty like a moose (1926).
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Rudolph Mat©♭ ; editors, Edward Dmytryk, George Hively ; original music, Roy Webb.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Irene Dunne, Charles Boyer, Maria Ouspenskaya, Lee Bowman, Astrid Allwyn, Maurice Moscovich.
"Golden-age Hollywood's humanist master Leo McCarey brings his graceful touch and relaxed naturalism to this sublime romance, one of cinema's most intoxicating tear-wringers. Irene Dunne and Charles Boyer are chic strangers who meet and fall in love aboard an ocean liner bound for New York. Though they are both involved with other people, they make a pact to reconnect six months later at the top of the Empire State Building--until the hand of fate throws their star-crossed affair tragically off course. Swooning passion and gentle comedy coexist in perfect harmony in the exquisitely tender Love Affair (nominated for six Oscars), a story so timeless that it has been remade by multiple filmmakers over the years--including McCarey himself, who updated it as the no less beloved An Affair to Remember"--Container.
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|System Details Note:||
DVD, NTSC, region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; Dolby monaural.
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