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Grand illusion [videorecording] / R.E.C. (Realisation d'art cinematographic) ; Canal+ Image International
DVDs DVDs | Janus Films | 1999
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD G WORLD (FRENCH))
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD G WORLD (FRENCH) CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[S.l.] : Home Vision Cinema : Janus Films, [1999]
Descript
1 videodisc (114 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Series
Classic collection
Criterion collection ; 1
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 1.
Classic collection (Chicago, Ill.)
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Note
In French, with optional English subtitles.
Cast
Jean Gabin, Pierre Fresnay, Dita Parlo, Marcel Dalio, Erich von Stroheim.
Credits
Director, Jean Renoir ; producers, Raymond Blondy, Frank Rollmer, Albert Pinkovitch ; screenplay, Charles Spaak, Jean Renoir ; English titles, Herman G. Weinberg ; photography, Christian Matras ; sets and design, Eugène Lourié ; music, Joseph Kosma ; film editor, Marguerite Huguet ; production manager, Raymond Blondy.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1937.
Based on the novel by Charles Spaak.
Audience
Not rated.
Note
"Classic collection, a joint venture between Janus Films and Home Vision Cinema"--Container.
Summary
In this classic tale of adventure duty and honor conflict in a German prisoner-of-war camp when an aristocratic French officer becomes friends with the commandant while cooperating with his comrades in a daring escape.
Note
Special features: Rare theatrical trailer in which Jean Renoir discusses this film and his personal war experiences; Audio essay by film historian Peter Cowie; Archival radio presentation: Renoir and Erich von Stroheim accept honors; Press book excerpts; Restoration demonstration.
Local Note
MW, 7-02
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Note
Title on container: Jean Renoir's grand illusion
Music #
GRA070 Criterion Collection
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