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DVDs DVDs | Criterion Collection | c2007 | Special ed. ; full screen version.
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD F ACTION/ADVENTURE pt.1-2)
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Adult DVD-Feature Film DVD F ACTION/ADVENTURE pt.1-2 CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Irvington, N.Y. : Criterion Collection, c2007.
Edition
Special ed. ; full screen version.
Descript
2 videodiscs (123 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (unpaged : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Series
The Criterion collection ; 376
Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs) ; 376
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 1.0 mono.
Note
In English, with optional English (SDH) subtitles.
Title from container.
Cast
Leslie Howard, Laurence Olivier, Raymond Massey, Anton Walbrook, Eric Portman, Raymond Lovell, Niall MacGinnis, Glynis Johns, Finlay Currie.
Credits
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.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1941.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
Summary
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.
Note
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.
Local Note
MW, 7-07
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Forty-ninth parallel
ISBN
1934121266
9781934121269
ISBN/ISSN
715515022422
Music #
CC1683D Criterion Collection
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