Irvington, N.Y. : Criterion Collection, c2007.
Special ed. ; full screen version.
2 videodiscs (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : ill. ; 19 cm.)
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DVD; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Title from container.
Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Niall MacGinnis, Glynis Johns, Finlay Currie.
Scenario, Rodney Ackland and Emeric Pressburger ; original story and screenplay, Emeric Pressburger ; producer/director, Michael Powell ; cinematographer, Frederick Young ; editor, David Lean ; music composer, Ralph Vaughan Williams.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
When a Nazi U-boat crew headed by the ruthless Lieutenant Hirth is stranded in Canada during the thick of World War II, the men evade capture by hiding out in a series of rural communities before trying to cross the border into the still-neutral United States.
Special features: audio commentary by film and music historian Bruce Eder; "The volunteer"; a 1943 Powell and Pressburger war-effort short staring Ralph Richardson; "A pretty British affair": a BBC documentary on the careers of Powell and Pressburger, which consider their WWII-era collaborations and features rare footage of the filmmakers together; excerpts from Michael Powell's audio dictations for his autobiography; original theatrical trailer; new essay by fil scholar Charles Barr and Powell's 1941 premiere speech.
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